Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Roy Lawrence Blyden
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Roy Lawrence Blyden
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Roy Lawrence Blyden
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Blyden, Roy Lawrence
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
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: CA01300086
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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Oh July 3, 1942, Algernon and Amanda Blyden had a son,
Roy Lawrence "Larry" Blyden on the island of St. Thomas.
Larry attended Mrs. Lucinda Millin Elementary School and
Charlotte Amalie High School.

Oanrry went into the Air Force and served four years. He
returned to St. Thomas where he made a career with the
Government of the Virgin Islands. He worked with the
Department of Labor for thirty-two (32) years until he retired
on May 26, 2000.

arry departed this life on Sunday, February 11, 2001,
6:30 a.m. at the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital.

anry leaves to cherish his memories his father, Algernon
Blyden; a son, Christian; two (2) brothers, Melvin & Calvin
Blyden of Chicago IL; two sisters, Eleanor Blyden of Glendale
Heights, IL & Janet Gerut of Lombard. IL; one aunt, Mrs.
Adina Lettsome; uncle, Edward Lettsome; one (1) brother-in-
law, Charles Gerut of Lombard, IL; one (1) sister-in-law,
Barbara Blyden of Chicago, IL; several nieces and nephews,
great nieces and nephews, numerous cousins and friends.

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Presiding Minister: Reverend Winsor Daniel

Congregational Song --------- "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Prayer --------------------------------- Rev. Wilfred Turnbull
Scripture Reading --- 1 Corinthians 15:51-58 --- Rev. Henry Swanston
Congregational Song --------- "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder"
Eulogy ------------------------------- Sister Marion Francis
Duet ----------------------------------- Bro. & Sis. George
Remarks -------------------------- --- Pastor Algernon Blyden
Solo --------------------------------------- Sis. Juel Daniel
Message -------------------------------- Pastor Clyde Penn
Congregational Song ------------------ "Will Your Anchor Hold"
Benediction ----------------------------~- Rev. Winsor Daniel

Graveside Hymns
"Amazing Grace"
"In The Sweet By and By"
"I'll Fly Away"

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The family of Roy Lawrence Blyden would gratefully
acknowledge with deep appreciation the many
expressions of love and sympathy. We ask that you
continue to remember us in your prayers.


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