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Movis Bernard Carty Dies at 74

Movis Bernard Carty

Movis Bernard Carty, better known as “Carty,” died on Feb 23. He was 74 years old.

He was born in Anguilla and lived most of his life on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doreen Winifred Brooks-Carty; his mother, Mary Elizabeth Carty; his father, Samuel Benjamin Carty; his brother, Hendricks Carty; and grandson, Ezekiah “Ezzy” Joseph.

Movis is survived by his daughters: Marilyn Connor, and Cheryl Joseph, Sandra Carty-Garnette, Daphane Joseph, Sharleen Carty-Barry, Verlin Carty-Joseph, and Carlene Carty-Norford; sons-in-law: Arthur Connor, Elson Garnette, Cornelius Joseph, Dana Joseph, Liston Barry Jr., Desmond Joseph and Gregory Norford; and grandchildren: Danno Connor Jr., Kevin Joseph, Samuel Joseph, Aaron Joseph, Olaniyan Garnette, Omari Garnette, Isaiah Garnette, Dana Joseph Jr., Danika Cartier, Danisha Joseph, DaNeil Joseph, Danae Joseph, Dasmin Joseph, Brandon Barry, Alana Barry, Alyana Barry, Shamyah Joseph, Anubeah Joseph, Deeneah Joseph,  Azariah Joseph, C’Koya Carty, Mo’Nae McCoy and Iyana Norford.

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He is also survived by great-grandchildren: Elpert Brown III, Amayah Garnette and Sergio Joseph; sisters: Dorothy Brooks, Sadie Carty, Annetta Connor and Dones Connor; brother, Neville Carty; sisters-in-law: Ingrid Carty and Leona Carty; brothers-in-law: Bernard Connor and James Connor (Kitch); nieces: Lisa Carty, Debra Carty, Urlin Hughes, Jeanne Connor, Verolyn Connor, Kalima Connor, Karima Connor, Bernisha Connor and Marisa Connor; and nephews: Elroy Carty, Gregory Carty, Alester Carty, Darren Connor, Thaddieus Carty, Brandon Carty and Movis Connor.

Other survivors include special friends: Joe Edwards and family, Joseph Henis, Dr. Richard Lloyd, Peter Davis, Dora Huggins, David Ledee, Tina Smith, Venice Morton, Henryson Baron, Ms. Connor and Thomas Matthew; as well as other close loved ones (family and friends) too numerous to mention.

Family and friends are welcomed to attend the first viewing from 4-6 p.m., Friday, March 12, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 13, at the St. Thomas Assembly of God Church on St. Thomas. The viewing will be at 9 a.m. with a service immediately following at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Western Cemetery No. 2.

The service will be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook.

Individuals who plan to attend the service in person are reminded to please adhere to all the public health regulations. Masks must be worn at all times, and please remember to social distance.

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