Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Eunice Berg Bess
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Eunice Berg Bess
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Eunice Berg Bess
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Bess, Eunice Berg
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Caribbean
 Notes
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA01300079
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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In Loving Memory


Emnlee Berg Bess
193S-1985


Thursday, May 2, 19
Viewing
John Thomas Fmueral Home
12NS Noom-lI P.M.
At Church: 2.-:0-3W P.M.
Services
City Seventh-Day Adventist Church
3:0 P.M.
Internment
lt. Thom( CU.i Western Cemtery
st Thomas. V.I.














Order of Service

HYMN 2S3 ........................ Come Ye Diconolate

SCRIPTURE READING ...... Pastor Vincent David

PRAYER ........................ Pastor Samuel Joeph

SOLO-When I shall Awake ..... Sis. Joy Shackelhon

EULOGY ............................... Elder (arles Rogers

SELECTION ......................... S.D.A. School Choir

REMARKS........................... Mr. Josiah Maynard
Principal, S.D.A. School

SERMONETTE ............ Pastor Lynford Williams

HYMN 30......................... JerUalem The Golden








Eulogy


EUNICE BLANCHE BERG BESS was born on September 19,
133 in St. Thomas. V.I. to Elita Francis Berg and Peter Viggo
Berg.
Eunice grew up in St. Thom receiving her elementary
education at Mrs. Jane Anne Ramsey's kind rrten and the
Abraham Lincoln (J. Antonio Jarvis) School. He secondary
education was received at the Charlotte Amalie High School,
from which she graduated in 1951.
After graduatng from high school, Eunice was employed as a
clerk in he busine office of the Department of Health.
Eunice iterupted her work activities long enough to be
married on October 15, 19M. to Joseph Baes. This unity has
lasted for almost 2 years.
Mrs. Bess after working as a clerk, gravitated to the teaching
profession. She taught at the Seventh-Day Adventist during the
early 'Os then with the Department of Education She also
pursued courses at The College of the Virgin Islands.
In 1975 she returned to teaching at the Seventh-Day Adventist
School and remained there until her first illness in 19M which
ended her teaching career.
Mrs. Bess was a devoted, diligent, responsible person, a
disciplinarian. She loved children, and they loved and respected
her.
As a member of the Sevent-Day Adventist Church. Eunice
held several positions during the years. She had also been a
member of the choir.
Her last illness was fatal and she succumbed to it on April 25,
IMS.
She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, Joseph Bess,
mother, Elite Berg. brother Eugene Boyd Berg. sisters-in-law,
brother-in-law, step.dauhtemr nieces, nephews, cousins and a
host of friends.
She awaits the call of the Life-giver.






Survivors


HUSBAND....................................... Jo.eph Bes
MOTHER ...... .............. .................. Elita Berg
BROTHER............................. Eugene Boyd Berg
STEP-DAUGHTERS ....... Joane Bes, Janice Bes
lISTERS-LN-LAW........................ Eleanor Berg,
Constancia Bess, Agnes Bess, Idalia Bess
BROTHER-IN-LAW.......................... George Be
Nieces. nephews and a hoat of
Cousins and friends


Pallbearers


EUGENE BERG
ALLEN VANPUTTEN
ROLANDO ROPER


TRENT BERG
GEORGE BESS
HAROLD BRATHWAITE


Honorary Pallbearers


LINTON LAKE
GEORGE BESS
JOSIAH MAYNARD


JOSEPH GRIFFIN
ERIC VESSUP
CHARLES ROGERS




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