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Olive Tonge Dies

Olive Tonge has died.

Olive Tonge has died.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Elwood and Celestina Martin; brothers: Joseph and George Martin: and sister, Ineatha Greene.

She is survived by her son, Keithroy Jarvis and daughter, Angela Tongegrandchildren: Karen, Jermaine, Latoya, Kareem and Angelica Jarvis; great-grandchildren: Lanique and T’Rique Jeffrey, Jay-Ann Mesmain, Kari-kai and Kasim Jarvis, and Kameron Smith; daughter-in-law, Delrose Hillhouse Jarvis;

She is also survived by sisters: Keturah Fleming, and Lenore Martin Nelson; brothers: Charles Percival Martin, Samuel Martin and Rueben Martin; sisters-in-law: Fernlyn Martin and Judith Hodge Martin; and brother-in-law Bishop Martin Nelson.

She is survived by nieces: Brenda Martin, Bridget, Yvonne, Celia, Natalie, Adeline and Desiree Fleming, Yolande Greene, Verlyn Martin-Davis, Denise Martin Harden, Kayla Turner and Melissa Martin; and great nieces: Sharmaine Betsy Browne, Judy Williams, Sherma and Simone Williams, Gavinia Michael, Arielle Fleming, Tanya and Jenica Williams.

She is survived by nephews: Vincent Williams, Stedroy Phillips, Whitney and Karif Fleming, Ridley, Patmore, Evrette, Owen, Keith, Karif and Ezekiel Martin; and great nephews: Marlon “Corey” Henry, Michael Fleming, Al and Ed Williams, Whitney and K’Den Fleming, Joel Martin, Brayden Martin, Miles Joseph Samuel Martin Grant, Rishoun Richards, Jiovanni Williams, Ivor Henry Jr, Jamal Williams, Kashief and Chezurey Fleming, DeSean Fleming,  Travis, Kenny and Brian Williams, Kyle and Mitchell Harden

She is survived by cousins: Ursula James, Patsy Bailey, Trevor Samuel, Willis Barton, Greville Knight and family, Rev. Dr. Cortroy Jarvis and family, Heather White and family, Pancheta “Whitey” Richards and family, Jean Bailey and family, children of the late Doris Barton Boyd, Ritadell Turner and family, Bridget Henry and Family, the Martin, Jarvis, Harrigan, Robinson, Nero and Barton families.

She is survived by godchildren: Clement Griffith Jr., Carl Greene, Vincent “Vinny” Jarvis,  Hazel Jonas-Hazel, Francia Gilead, Rudy Schulterbrandt, Lakeisha Johnson-Ganster, Michelle M. Irish,  Schayla Greene, Gail Crump, Natifa Richards, Aneta Thomas, and Beverly Edwards.

The is also survived by other relatives and friends including Members of the Friedensberg Moravian Church, Rev. Dr. Dion and Rev. Eulencine Christopher and family, Rt. Rev. Dr. Conrad Spencer and family, Annette Henry and Family, Grace George (CAN),  Juliandrea Toomer, Icilma Joseph (ANG), Isabella Vanessa Southwell-Barton and family, Lydia Ross and family, Curleta Brown and family,  Alvin Milligan, Marlene and US Magistrate Judge Emile Henderson III, Helen Spencer and family, Cora Simon, Derrick Cole, Helen Pena, Nigel Francis and family, Maudlyn Sackey, Jaslyn James and family,  Eudine Williams and family,  Corrine Messer, Mario Richardson,  Roy Richards and family, Norma Allick and family, Marie and Albert Schuster, Norma Johnson, Beverly Henderson, Ritchie Willocks, Maqueda Noorhassan and family and the residents of the Marley Housing Community; as well as a host of cousins, great nieces and nephews and friends in Antigua, USA, UK and the USVI.

Tributes will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the Friedensberg Moravian Church, 1-3 New Street, Frederiksted, VI.

Professional funeral services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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