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Obituaries
Valerie Idetha Tyson-Clarke

THE HOME GOING SERVICE OF LATE VALERIE IDETHA TYSON-CLARKE AKA BEVERLY NISBETT OF CAYON ST. KITTS BUT WHO RESIDED IN ESTATE THOMAS, ST. THOMAS US VIRGIN ISLANDS. BORN ON 7TH JANUARY 1960 DIED ON 28TH JANUARY 2020.

SURVIVORS:

HUSBAND: PATRICK CLARKE

4 BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: TARYN AKA ‘’PERRY’’ ARCHIBALD, VALENCIA NISBETT, TRAVIA TYSON, JUNECIA DASENT-TYSON.

7 GRANDCHILDREN: SHANIELLE NISBETT, DANIELLE NISBETT, RONIELLE NISBETT, R’HANNA ARCHIBALD, MARISKA WILLIAMS, Jo’Mya WILLIAMS, JEIDIDIAH PERCIVAL

MOTHER-IN LAW WILMA PERRY

SISTER-IN LAW ZELDA CLARKE

SON-IN LAW: LEROY ARCHIBALD

2 BROTHERS: AUBREY AKA ‘’SAMO’’ HERBERT, ISHMAEL AKA ‘’MALI’’ TYSON

2 AUNTS: MARY TYSON-HENDRICKSON & FAMILY, ETHEL HOLLIDAY & FAMILY

ADAPTED SISTERS: ALGA DORE-WOODLY & FAMILY, LORNA DORE-HUGGINS & FAMILY, EUNICE GILBERT & FAMILY, VENEITIA PEMBERTON & FAMILY,

5 GREAT GRAN CHILDREN

4 NEPHEWS, 5 NIECES

SPECIAL FRIENDS: JUNE DASENT, VIOLET, BRIGETTE GALLAWAY, THE DAVIS FAMILY IN ST. THOMAS THE NISBETT’S, TYSONS FAMILY IN ST. KITTS & NEVIS THE PONDT, DEMMING & BASS FAMILY HOME, VIRGIN ISLANDS & ABROAD, HER FRIENDS IN PUERTO RICO, THE MANAGEMENT & STAFF @ YATCH HAVEN GRANDE. THE MANAGEMENT & STAFF @ MC DONALDS ST. THOMAS OTHER RELATIVES & FRIENDS TO NUMEROUS TO MENTION

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend first viewing on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals 3:00pm – 5:00pm. THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 10th, 2020 at THE CITY SEVENTH-day ADVENTIST CHURCH ON SEVENTH DAY STREET. CHARLOTTE AMARLIE ST. THOMAS. VIEWING STARTS at 9.00AM with service immediately following at 10:00am.

INTERMENT: EASTERN CEMETERY

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix


Obituaries
Thomas Walter Jones Jr.

Thomas Walter Jones Jr. of Broken Arrow, Okla., was born on Oct. 2, 1964, in Baltimore, Md., to Thomas Walter Jones Sr. and the late Linda Ann Ross.

Affectionately, known at Tom, Tommy or Tom-Tom. Thomas was a lover of sports and participated in competitive track and field in middle school and high school. He also played football on the high school and collegiate levels.

Tom loved his country and had a desire to serve; he enlisted in the United States Army Reserves at the age of 19. During his time of service, he received the Marksman Award and graduated from the U.S. Army Mechanics School. Tom proudly fulfilled his obligation of service and was honorably discharged in 1995.

Tom was an accomplished project engineer, which afforded him the opportunity to travel and reside in beautiful locations while doing what he loved — building roads. Places such as U.S. Virgin Islands; Tybee Island, Ga.; Fort Myers, Fla.; and Scranton, Pa.; were just a few locations he called home and where he left his mark.

In 2013, Thomas was diagnosed with renal failure and so the journey began for a kidney. It never stopped him though and he continued to work. While Tom loved the islands, the desire for a more well-rounded life for his children took precedence and after visiting for the first time in 2016, it was decided to call Broken Arrow home. He relocated the family the following year.

Thomas immediately embraced all there was to offer, contributing in his own way and leaving a smile on everyone’s face, he was always that positive energy. He loved life as a whole and never dwelled on his ailments up to the last day. Tom was simply the “good guy”; his sudden departure has impacted all of us.

Tom was preceded in death by his mother. Linda Ann; sister, Renee; stepfather, John; and close friend Donald Andre.

Thomas leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, Giselle; two sons, Adonis and William; and one daughter, Isabella; his in-laws, Allan Richardson and Melinda Greaux; four siblings, Rodger, Kevin, Jonelle and Joslyn; three sisters-in-law LaShaunta, Judith and Meaghan; two brothers-in-law, Cyril and Donovan; one uncle, Kenneth; five favorite cousins Craig, Towanda, Sharonda, Anthony and Michael, his best friend Steve; one stepmother Jill and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

A memorial service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 7, at the Church of St. Mary’s in Tulsa, Okla. Flowers should be sent to the Church of St. Mary’s, 1347 East 49th Place, Tulsa, OK 74105.


Hillarine Elmira Swanston-Ward