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Stephen “Sow/Big Six” Ortlow Sands

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Funeral service for Stephen Ortlow Sands, 49, a resident of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera who died on 25th March, 2012, will be held at Mother Bethel AME Church, Savannah Sound, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Winifred Gibson-Williams, assisted by Pastor George Clarke Jr. & Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson. Interment follows in Savannah Sound Public Cemetery, Eleuthera.
Left to cherish his memories are his 2 daughters: Latalka Sands & Ajoa Kelly; 1 stepson: Daryl Bridgewater ; 3 grandchildren: Cameron, Mario & Calae; sisters: Assistant Administrator Margarett Symonette of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Mrs. Winifred Hall of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Ms. Mary Culmer of Nassau, Ms. Alva & Adriann Culmer of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera; 4 brothers: Able Seaman Luther Culmer of Nassau, Marine Seaman Reno Culmer of Nassau, Douglas Culmer of Exuma & John Sands of Savannah Sound, Eleuthera; 5 aunts: Mrs. Ida Rahming of Nassau, Mrs. Annis Antrobus of Savannah Sound, Rev. Marina Sands of Nassau, Mrs. Wilma Bullard of Harbour Island & Mrs. Eleanor Bullard of Nassau; 2 uncles: Mr. Wilfred Sands of Rock Sound & Mr. William Bullard of Harbour Island; nieces: Nursing Sister Maria Hall-Mackey, Marguerite Butler, Nadine Rolle, Sheena Thompson, Yolanda Major, Nurse Cleopatra Symonette, Sharmilla Symonette, Shereka Sands, Danielle Culmer, Shakia McPhee, Troyann & Tatyana Knowles & Montoya Deal; nephews: Lamar Symonette, Cedric Hall Jr., Valentino Hall, John & Jordon Sands, Ryan Ferguson, Martin Culmer Jr., Dario McPhee, Douglas Culmer Jr., Kevin Santiago, Antonio Hanna Jr. & Tyler Sealey; grandnieces & nephews: Lakera, Ashlyn, Jayden, Savannah, Shaniece, Deangelo, Chrislyn Curling Jr., Rashad, Shandia, Shaniqua, Prince Jr., Tyiesha, Takeo, Tashon, Shamiah, Manarge, Cedric III, Nathan, Justice, Ricardo, Willow, Waldaysha, Brittany, Rickell, Ciarra, Lamar Jr. & Thaj; brothers-in-law: Mr. Cleveland Symoette & Rev. Cedric Hall both of Rock Sound, Eleuthera; sisters-in-law: Mrs. Berniece Sands of Savannah Sound, Mrs. Vanria Culmer, Mrs. Patricia Culmer both of Nassau, Mrs. Janeth Culmer of Exuma; other relatives & friends: Mr. Walter Curtis of Nassau, Mr. Dougie Smith of Rock Sound, Mr. Godfrey Johnson of Nassau, Mr. Eardley Sands of Nassau, Mr. Danny Sands of Nassau, Mr. Dexter Sands of Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Mr. Kenneth, Gary & Ivan Sands, Mrs. Olivia Albury, Ruth Fawkes, Carol Sands, Mrs. Hattie Moncur, Ms. Vernetta & Virginia Sands all of Nassau, Mr. Sam & Garfield Sands, Mrs. Willamae Sands of Nassau, Mrs. Alafair Berkel of Florida, Ms. Dovis Berkel of Nassau, Ms. Sheila Berkel, Mr. & Mrs. Franklyn Major, Sherry, Melverne, Donna, Francis & Generosa Berkel, Mr. Arthur Sands of Grand Bahama, Ms. Sonja Thompson & Ms. Esther, Ms. Bricillia Kelly & Chet Kelly, Mr. Richard Kelly of Florida, Mrs. Olivia Symonette & family of Rock Sound & a host of other relatives & friends including: the Dr. & staff of the Rock Sound Clinic, the community of Rock Sound & Savannah Sound, Eleuthera & the Dr. & staff of Governor's Harbour Clinic.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 1-6:00 p.m. on Thursday & on Friday at the church in Eleuthera from 3:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday.