Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Shela Smith-Liburd, also known as “Shela Pot,” who passed away peacefully on April 16, 2019, at the age of 68.

Shela Smith-Liburd “Shela Pot” was preceded in death by her brother Sustin Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Derrick Liburd; children, Edwaldo Olivieri, Juan Olivieri, Felipe Olivieri, Felix Olivieri, Gingo Olivieri, Julio Olivieri, Ashana Powell, Keewana Powell; brothers, Keith Christian, Donville Smith; sisters, Carol Lyon, Shirley Lewis, Selina Hodge, and Sylvanita Rusell; and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the viewing on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cruz Bay, St. John. The funeral service will follow immediately at 2 p.m. Interment is at Cruz Bay Cemetery, St. John.

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

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