Paul Lawrence Adderley

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Full State Funeral Service for the Late Honourable Paul Lawrence Adderley, Former Acting Governor General, Cabinet Minister and Parliamentarian of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, will be held on Friday September 28th, 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. The Right Reverend Laish Z. Boyd, the Most Reverend Drexel W. Gomez and Reverend Father Dwight M. Bowe assisted by the Very Reverend Patrick Adderley, Reverend Canon Warren Rolle, Reverend Dr. Peter Grist, Reverend Dr. James Moultrie and Reverend Father Shazzasbazzar Turnquest will officiate. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Augusta Street.

Paul Lawrence Adderley is survived by his: Wife: Lilith Rosena Adderley; Daughters: Dr. Catherine Adderley, Dr. Rosanne Adderley and Paula Adderley; Sisters-in-law: Mavis Adderley and Linda Thompson; Brother-in-law: Kenneth L. Thompson and his wife Dr. Brenda Aiken-Thompson; Nieces: Faye “Mitzi” Adderley Thompson and her husband Andrew, Robyn Adderley and Sharifa Carney; Nephews: Francis “Ted” Adderley and his wife Yoandra, Kenneth Thompson and Malcolm Thompson; Grandnieces: Jessica Thompson, Haley Adderley and Jade Adderley; Grandnephews: Alexander Thompson, Nicholas Thompson and Adrian Adderley; Numerous Godchildren including: Dr. Harold A. Munnings, Caryl Lashley, Michelle Pindling-Sands, Allison Kelly and Philip Gibson; Numerous Cousins including: Drs. John and Sonia Lunn and Family, David and Muriel Lunn and Family, Patricia Lunn Treco and Family, Texas Lunn and Family, Dr. Jonathon and Patricia Rodgers and Family, Emily Rodgers, Dr. Patricia Rodgers, Roy and Shirley Rodgers and Family, Randy and Terri Rodgers and Family, Wendy and Rafael Munnings and Family, Adrian and Violet Rodgers and Family, Jay Jones, Karen Spaulding and Shirley Adderley Braynen; Numerous other relatives and friends including: Harold and Gweneth Munnings, Drs. Gilbert and Cora Davis, George and Setella Cox, Kendall and Ruby Nottage, Sir Orville Turnquest, Alpheus Finlayson, Basil Sands, Mary Sweetnam, Nigel Bowe, Crispin Benjamin, Philip Bethel, Beverly Wallace-Whitfield, Arthur Hanna, Harvey and Ingrid Tynes, Rev’d Fred Fleischer and Cypriana Fleischer, Louis Hanchell, Helena Dorsett, Nuella Melnechuk, the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie and Bernadette Christie, Sean McWeeney, Sir Albert and Lady Miller, Dame Marguerite Pindling, Franklyn and Sharon Wilson, Roy Bowe, Marina D’Aguilar, Wendell Jones, Cecil Minnis, Oscar Greaves, Yvonne Watson, Janice Major, Barbara Chong, Robyn Rolle, Wendell Clarke, Hugh Clarke, Robert Donathan, Frederick Donathan, Kenneth Donathan, Deidre Pinder, Cheryl Albury, the Most Rev’d Drexel W. Gomez and Carrol Gomez, Rev’d Dr. Peter A. Grist and Sally Grist, Rev’d Canon Warren Rolle and Thelma Rolle, Rev’d Fr. Dwight M. Bowe and Nancy Bowe, the extended Lunn and Thompson Families, the Progressive Liberal Party, the Bahamas Bar Association, the Anglican Church of Saint Mary the Virgin; and his Hillview Court Family, Kaye Cunningham, Darron Russell, Elma François, and V. Norman Hamilton.

The body of Hon. Paul Adderley will lie in State in the Foyer of the House of Assembly on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Friday.
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