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||Funeral Booklet for Marion Octavia Wheatley
||Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
||Estate of Marion Octavia Wheatley
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
||Wheatley, Marion Octavia
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean ( lcsh )
||North America -- United States Virgin Islands
||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.
MARION OCTAVIA WHEATLEY
January 10, 1902 December 16, 1982
CHRIST CHURCH METHODIST
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Rev. e-v ife D. irodfe
Rev. Deryck C.A. Sonaram
SRev. Jennings Martin
Sr. O rien Ciarles
'T i '-M rle
Marion Octavia Wheatley better known as
"Tavie" was born on January 10, 1902 in East
End Tortola. She attended East End Methodist
School where she eventually became a teacher
and taught for many years. She was the mother
of two children, Carl and Florentine.
She was skilled in many areas of handicraft.
In 1958 she moved to St. Thomas to join
her family where she made many friends. Wherever
she lived; she was either known as "Mother"
or "Granny". She was always dependable and
could be called upon momentarily, and willingly
she responded eagerly. She will be missed greatly
by all who knew her, mad cannot be replaced.,
.MAY SHE REST IN .PEACE
Son Carl B. Pennh
Daughter- Florentine Penn Woods
Sister Adina Greenaway.
Brothers Antonio, Willard & Ernest Wheatley
Grandchildren Orville, Vinette,
Adelle & Joann Penn;
Sheldon & Hayley Woods
Son-in-'law Carlo Woods
Daughter-in-law Lou Penn
Emn st Wheatley
The body will lie in state
at Christ Church Methodist
from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on
December. 23, 1982.
Funeral service at 3:00 PM.
Internment at the Western
ORVEMF' OF S12FVICZS
jhe Affirmation of
"For All The Saints"
Wesley Women's Club
'The Lord's Prayer" Lileth Joseph &
LIcia Woods Benj min
Miss Adelle Penn
Christchurch 11:00 a,m, Choir
'What A Friend We Have in Jesus" 538
"God Moves In A Mysterious Wa9'
.UrNE L JStt. U .i-i"ULJ;I 0 AJ. UJN
Public Safety Officer
Minister s 'Car
Relatives and Friends
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