Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Viola Medora Phillips Boynes
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Viola Medora Phillips Boynes
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Viola Medora Phillips Boynes
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Boynes, Viola Medora Phillips
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: CA01300094
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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Celebration of Life of


Viola Medora Phillips Boynes
February 4, 1919- June 10, 1994


Viewing:
Friday, June 17, 1994
John Thomas
Memorial Chapel

Services:
Friday, June 17, 1994
10:00 A.M.
St. Peter and Paul
Catholic Church

Interment:
Western Cemetary #1

Officiating:
Rev. Simon Obeng'












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Eulogy

Viola Medora Phillips Boynes
1919-1994


Viola M. Boynes was born on February 4, 1919 in
Fredricksted, St. Croix to the late Eliza Medora and James
Phlilips. She relocated to St. Thomas in 1938.
Sheboreand raisedtwodaughtersandsevensons, while
assisting in the upbringing ofseveral grandchildren.
With her unfailing ability to make a conversation, she
brought joy and laughter to all the lives she touched. She led
anotheisesimplelifeand willahuysberememberedforher
dedication and love br life and all mankind.
With courage, ViolaleNew Yorkwhereshehad resided
with her daughter for two years, to return to St. Thomas'
Queen Louise Home. She struggled to survivefor two years
thereafter; the Lord welcomed her home on Friday, June 10,
1994.







2 daughters Sonia Nicholas Butler
lorraine Taylor Williams

7 sons Ira Trant
Alfredo Stevens
Austin, Sr., Alvin and Melvin Boynes, Sr.
Martin Taylor
Dean Blondmonville

brother Percy Phillips
sister-in- law -Alfreda Phillips

grand-daughters -
Medora, Barbara, Angela, Rochelle Trant
Carolyn and Monique Butler
Rosa and Sandra Stevens
Shyra Boynes
Tracy Boynes
Tna and Tanya Boynes
Lusheema, Vanessa, Allison and Kishma Boynes
Sade Blondmonville

grandsons -
Rehelio Trant
Mark and Alfredo Stevens, Jr.
Akeel, Tarik and Khari Williams
Shawn Blondmonville
Austin Boynes, Jr.
Ira, Molique, Todd and Melvin Boynes, Jr.


several great grandchildren





Order of Service


Blessing of the Body
Processional Hymn "The Strife is O'er"
Greeting and Opening Prayer


First Reading -
Responsorial Psalm -
Second Reading -
Gospel Acclamation
Holy Gospel -
Prayer of One Faithful
Hymn of Peace -
The Lord's Prayer
1st Meditation Hymn -
2nd Meditation Hymn -


Wis. 3 1-9, Pearl Boynes
Phyllis Benjamin
Rom. 6 3-9, Jacqueline Heylinger

Deacon Leonard Monsanto

"Let There Be Peace On Earth"

Blessed Assurance Joe Wilson
O What Could My Jesus Do More -
Phyllis Benjamin


Eulogy
Closing Prayer
Final Commendation and Farewell
Recessional Hymn "What a Friend We Have In Jesus"


Rev. Simon Obeng'





Tributes
Dear Grandma Vie,
Although we are still very young and haven't had the opportu-
nity to spend much quality time with you, the time we spent together
wasfilled with special moments. They will always be treasured. We
love you.
Akeel, Tarik, Khari Williams

Dear Vie,
I love you and always will. Though I will miss you immensely, I
konw you at peace now. You will remain in my heart and mind for-
ever. God Bless.
your daughter, Lorraine Taylor Williams

Vie,
I will always remember you for your frankness and sense of
humor.
Pearl Boynes

Farewell Grandma Vie,
We will miss you. Though you areno longer with us in body, you
will reamin with us in our hearts forever. We love you.
Carolyn & Monique Butler

Vie,
I will miss you here on earth, but I rejoice in the Lord knowing
that you accepted Him into your heart, and will spend eternity with
Him. You are a good mother-in-law and you deserve all the blessings
He has to give.
Carroll Williams

To My Great-Grandmother,
Grandma, I am happy yo be one of the newest members ofyour
family. I will miss playing with you and being cuddled in your arms.
Shaquil Butler

Vie,
Words cannot express the way wefeel today, for as you know,
your joy was our joy, your sadness our sadness, and your pain our
pain. You were very special to us as we were to you. Those wonderful
memories growing up will live on in our hearts forever.
your son, Ira







daughters-in-law -
Everett Trant
Soyla Boynes
Maria Stevens

sister-in-law Mary Innis


Pearl Boynes
Rose Boynes
Attencia Boynes


special friends -
Evelyn Desuit
Rita Thompson
Lugenia & Mr. &
Essanason family


Lena Meredith
Cancy Hatchet
Mrs. Georges
Carroll Williams


Neilda Ludwig
Janet Hatchet
Ida Nibbs


nieces and nephews -
Angela and Urania Phillips
Bernard Phillips
Sylvia Phillips Vanterpool
Judith Phillips
Ramond Phillips
Rudolph Phillips
James, Willis and Neville Phillips


Pallbearers
fra Trant, Alfredo Stevens, Austin Boynes,
Alvin Boynes, Melvin Boynes, Dean Blondmonville

Honorary Pallbearers
Percy Phillips, Godfrey Thomas, Rehelio Trant,
Johanes Lenhart, Austin Boynes, Jr.,
Lawrence "Bucky" Mulraine




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