Verona Euritta Henry Smith, also known as “Ronie,” of Anna’s Hope died on Nov.7, at her residence. She was 70 years old.
She is survived by her sons: Maurille Pierre Cartier Smith, Pierre Andre Cartier Smith and Jamile Halair Cartier Smith; grandchildren: Maurille Pierre Cartier Smith II, Je Vaugh Andre Smith, D’andre Austin Smith and Nathaneal Joaquin Novis Smith; daughters-in-law: Germaine M. and Carla Smith; sisters: Eileen Henry-Huggins, Alda Henry-Forte and Norma Henry-Jackson-Burke; and brothers: David Henry, Lloyd Henry, M.D., Irvin Henry Jr. and Keith Henry. She is alos survived by nieces: Monique Huggins, LaVerne Hurst, Carla Lewis, Carmen Patterson, Littitia Henry, Lisa Reeves, Monique Burke, LoriMae, Lizelle, Keanne and Kimberlee Henry and Kathy Smith; nephews: Orlando Huggins, Lloyd Henry, Irvin Henry III, Marcel and Dwane Forte, Maurice and Roy Jackson, Chris Smith and Henry Creque; great nieces: Je’Verne, Je’Rie Hurst, Rebekah, Tabitha and Hannah Lewis, Reina Patterson, Khadijah, Keilani and Kimaya Reeves. Other survivors include: great nephews: Brian and Brent Huggins, and Robert Patterson Jr.; aunt:, Alice Petersen; cousins: Cartier, Grubb, James, Petersen, Walcott, Brown, Bastian, Sarauw, Phaire, Hay, deChabert, Christian, Davis, Woodson, Harris, Finley, Christiansen, Jacobs and Monsanto; special friends: CHS Class 1957, Euna Todman, St. Croix Educational Complex, Barbara-Gene Browne, Earl and Jennifer, Esdaile and family, Lee Buddy, Maxwell and Deserie Blakney, Anna’s Hope, the Free Gut & Gallows Bay family; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to South Gate Camp Site of Christiansted Seventh-day Adventist Church, P.O. Box 1486, Christiansted, USVI 00821.
A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Christiansted Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will follow at Towers Cemetery in Tortola.