People: August 15, 2012

caines | 8/16/2012, 5:30 a.m.

Rest in peace, dear friend and church member. Miamians were saddened to hear of the death of Joycelyn Newbold Burroughs-Smith who expired last week in Hollywood, where her only son Dr. Roland Burroughs purchased a home. Joycelyn taught at Phyllis Wheatley Elementary for many years. She was a staunch member of The Historic Saint Agnes Episcopal Church. For the last 10 years she lived in New York City with her son and his family. Wedding anniversary greetings to our love birds of the week: Lionel A. and Louis Ferguson, Aug. 6th: their 52nd; Harold and Paula Meadows, Aug. 8th: their 42nd; Rev. Freddie and Sammie Dykes, Aug. 17th: their 66th; Ron and Betty Major, Aug. 19th: their 30th; Elder Willie and Jacqueline Gaines, Aug. 26th: their 34th. Sabrina Denika Jones and Allen Gerode Ferguson were married in a beautiful setting on July 14th at the Rusty Pelican on Key Biscayne. The proud mother of the groom is Estella Robbins Ferguson and the brides parents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth (Sharon) Jones. Guests were beaming as were the lovely couple. Congratulations to you both! Get well wishes and our prayers go out to all of our sick and shut-in: Betty Blue, Elouise B. Farrington, Naomi A. Adams, Selma Ward, Thomas Nottage, Wilhelmina S. Welch, Charles Mobley, Jean W. Brant, Gloria Bannister, Marvin Ellis, Veronica OBerry, Princess Lamb, Kim Cooper, Shirley Bailey, Inez M. Johnson, Yvonne Johnson-Gaitor, Shane Hepburn, Elisa McKinney, Pamela Smith and Willie Neal. Maria Davis, who spent the summer with her mother Etta Mae Taylor, her aunts Selma Ward and Elry T. Sands and family members, returned home to California recently. Nancy Dawkins and Taylor Dawkins returned home after a weekend at her family reunion in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Winter Months of Saint Agnes are sponsoring a one day outing for Key West Bahamian Goombay on October 20th. See or call Elizabeth Blue, Carolyn Mond or Florence-Moncur for further information and save the date. A little more history about our beautiful Miami-Dade County. Coconut Grove was established in 1825 and is the location of Miamis City Hall in Dinner Key, the Coconut Grove Playhouse, Coco Walk, many night clubs, bars, restaurants and delightfully narrow winding roads and a heavy tree canopy.