Dr. Keva Marie Bethel, CMG, President Emerita and Scholar in Residence at the College of The Bahamas passed away at Doctor’s Hospital

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The Late Dr. Keva Bethel

BAHAMAS PRESS SALUTES THE LIFE OF A GREAT WOMAN!

On February 15th, 2011 at around 5:00am Dr. Keva Marie Bethel, CMG, President Emerita and Scholar in Residence at the College of The Bahamas passed away at Doctor’s Hospital. Her children were at the hospital when she passed.

She is survived by two children, Nicolette Bethel-Burrows (Ph.D.) and Edward Bethel, a Son-In-Law, Philip A. Burrows, a Daughter-In-Law, Tasha Honey-Bethel, a Grandson, Jaxon Elijah Bethel and other family members including cousins, nieces and nephews and a host of friends and colleagues.

Dr. Bethel severed on a number of local boards in recent years including, Doctors Hospital, Queen’s College, The Lyford Cay Foundation, Bahamas Supermarkets Limited, Cable Bahamas Ltd., Safe Bahamas and the Finance Corporation of the Bahamas Ltd.

Just eight days earlier, on February 7th, her only sibling, Bishop Michael Hartley Eldon, passed away and is to be buried today.

  • I was a former nominee in the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Awards Program and I remembered the advise that she gave to the nominees in her speech at the Awards ceremony. She was an outstanding educator. I commend the work that Dr. Bethel and the great people of the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation are doing for the young people of our country. The Foundation must keep up the legacy of your two fallen Patrons – Sir Clement Maynard and Dr. Keva Bethel.

  • They weren’t joking when they said it comes in THREES! The Lord Bishop called for a moment of silence before he began his sermon at the funeral today.

    May both of their souls and all the sould of the faithfully departed through the mercy of God rest in peace and rise in glory!

  • Another sad day in the Life of our Great Country, She’s done her part and will never be replaced. She will be missed, however we can keep her alive by remembering the very many ways that she enriched our lives and the lives of so many others. Gone but will never be forgotten.

  • R.I.P…..you were a great leader and this nation will surely miss you! I pray God’s comfort for her family and close friends.