Merina Elizabeth Stuart

August 18, 1934 ~ April 25, 2020 (age 85)


Merina Elizabeth Stuart

Merina Elizabeth Stuart, age 85, passed away on April 25, 2020. She was born August 18, 1934 to Jerome and Margaret Ward in St.Thomas, Jamaica. Merina was a member of First Baptist Church of Holt.

Preceded in death by her husband Darius Stuart.

Merina is survived by daughter, Yvonnette Smith; sisters, Vinnette Barrette and Daphnie Reid ; grandchildren, Tahisia Morrow, Sheevonya Moore, Charmayne Lonergan and Ivory Smith; and great-grandchildren, Karolyn Morrow, Arykah Morrow, Brandun Morrow, Nysia Raiford and Ava Lonergan.

Due to the Corona virus and the state of conditions we are in, the family will hold a private family service on Saturday.


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


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