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Princess Burrows
Age: 83 yrs
Birth Date: February 08, 1931
Date of Date: Mon, August 04, 2014
Funeral Services: Fri, August 15, 2014
Location: Zion South Beach Baptist Church - Zion Boulevard
Funeral Time: 10 a.m.
Internment: Southern Cemetery
Announcement/Obituary: On the 8th of February 1931 in the Settlement of Mangrove Cay, Andros a baby girl was born to Estella and Jeremiah Strachan. She was the eldest girl and the 2nd child in a family of ten children. Princess progressed rapidly as a leader and care giver to her sibling. As a Teenager she met the love of her life Ronald Burrows and they were wed several years later. She soon migrated to central Andros along with her husband and there they started a family. Two children resulted from this union, Leslie and Lindamae Burrows. In pursuit of a work and a better way of life, she eventually moved from Staniard Creek to San Andros where she worked as a house keeper and a farm hand along with the famous Mr. Parker and Bobby Hayes. She ended her career working as a gardner at the Andros Beach Hotel and Villas and went on to run her own small farming business. Like her farming, she took her Church and Lodge seriously devoting her time and efforts to their development. On August 1st she became ill and was brought to Nassau from Mastic Point Andros for treatment of dehydration and anemia. Princess appeared to have made great progress and on Sunday the 3rd of August she was sitting in her hospital bed drinking coconut water, even asking for coffee and chocolate. It was quite a surprise when on Monday 4th August 2014 that she took a sudden turn for the worst. Sixty-seven years ago Princess Burrows set foot in North Andros and never left. She will be remembered for her smile, willingness to help anyone and her no nonsense approach to life. Even in death she made a statement. Princess managed to turn a simple 4th of August celebration into a true Emancipation Day, not from Slavery but from her earthly Tabernacle. She leaves to cherish her memories her: Grandsons: Gerard W. Smith, Sean Hunter and Everette Hunter; Granddaughters: Indy Hunter, Shanique Hunter, Jenay Hunter; 2 granddaughters-in-laws: Antoinette Smith and Wendy Hunter; 12 Great grandchildren; 2 Brothers: Wilfred Strachan and Vernal Strachan; 2 Sisters: Evangelist Beatrice Stubbs and Victoria Missick; 1 Brother-in-law: Rev. Dr. Wilfred Stubbs; 1 Sister-in-law: Mavis Strachan; Nieces: Marjorie Pratt, Missionary Terryann Moxey, Esthermae Hepburn, Laverne Stubbs, Nurse Telcine Stubbs, Lorene Stubbs, Rose, Brandhilder, Maevene, Arlene Strachan, Susan Davis, Prenetta Antonio, Sharon Clare, Shirley, Alice, Poemal and Patrice Strachan, Freddiemae Strachan, Clara Morgan, Cynthia Barr-Rolle, Sylvia Rolle, Nicola Stubbs, Glorean Davis, Melvirna Bowleg, Agatha Jones, Sharell Jones, Prison Officer Theresa Lockhart, Shanizua Rolle, Pauline Strachan, Raquel Strachan, Essielyn Lawrence, Carol Sherman, Daslyn Miller, Prescola Ferguson, Daslyn Miller, Prescola Ferguson, Pauline Strachan, Raquel Strachan, Carol Sherman; Nephews: Joel Stubbs, Officer 1223 Andrew Stubbs, Dwayne Stubbs, Adrian Stubbs, Robert Missick Jr., Bradley, Dwight & Ricardo Missick, Rosten & Ezekiel Strachan, Dr. N. Morgan, Sandra, Alington, Prison Officer Marcus Strachan and Marvin Strachan, Hansel Strachan, Lloyd Strachan, Samuel Strachan, Glenroy Strachan, Matthew Strachan, Gregory Strachan, Kelsie Strachan, Prince Strachan, Antoinio Strachan, Talbert Sherman, Ricardo Stubbs Sr., John Davis, Andy Lawrence, Andrew Miller and Randy Smith; Grand Nieces: Raquel Rolle, Tameka Rolle-Beneby, Deborah Dorsett, Cheryl Thompson, Kenrie Nicholls, Karen Cumberbatch, Monique Rolle, Claudette Scaife, Genovia Parez Hepburn, Angel Rolle, Paris Stubbs, Georgina Stubbs, Shantasha Stubbs, Lemonie Stubbs, Keori Brice, Glinton Josey, Andrewnique Stubbs, Shereka Josey, Essielyn Lawrence, Tameka Poitier, Wayneisha Phillips, Nevaeh Calmer, Shavone Sherman, Shanika Smith, Nicole Smith, Sameka Smith, Michelle Smith, Randeka Smith, Ntonia Strachan, Arden Strachan, Andrea Lawrence; Grand Nephews: Howard Rolle, Kevin Rolle, Jabez Sands, Parez Hepburn, Taeco & Kendrick Pratt, Jeremy Mackey, Deon, Andrew Stubbs Jr., Valentino Stubbs, Prince Strachan, Ricardo Stubbs Sr., Ricardo Poitier Sr., Antonio Strachan, John Davis, Talbert Sherman, Andy Lawrence, Andrew Miller, Randy Smith, Hermon Pratt, Valentino Stubbs, Ricardo Stubbs, Rashad Davis, Andy Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, Aaron Lawrence, Jamal Smith, Rashano Sherman, Corey Sherman and Ricardo Poitier Sr., Other Relatives and Friends: Rev Carl Oliver & Family, Eloise Oliver, Maude Romer, Monica Sweeting, Henson Oliver, Kamar & Kelcine Stubbs, The Stubbs family, The Strachan Family, Family & Friends of Mangrove Cay and Mastic Point, North Andros.

 

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