It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Hon Speaker Emerita, Former Speaker of the House of Assembly and Attorney at Law, Alix Boyd-Knights, aged 78 who resided in Trafalgar.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY:
DAUGHTERS: Amber Rolle, Aschelle Ferdinand, Aiandra Knights
SONS IN LAW: Phillip Rolle, Cyprian Ferdinand
GRANDCHILDREN: Hon. Phillip Alec Rolle, Patrick Rolle, Che Ferdinand, Cy Ferdinand, Aprille Rolle, Ariyan Ferdinand (Deceased)
SIBLINGS: Geoffrey Boyd, Marcella John, Irma Byron, Roy Boyd
NIECES: Suzanne Boyd, Vanessa Boyd, Barbara Ann Boyd, Sarah Jane Boyd, Justine Byron, Marie Elena John, Mary John
NEPHEWS: David Boyd, Nicky Boyd, Dr.Joseph John, Michael John, Steffan Byron, Anthony Hutchinson
AUNT: Athene Shillingford
GOD CHILDREN: Christopher Williams, Kamal Roberts, Lyndon Shillingford
SPECIAL MENTION: Heather Charles, Daniel James, Barbara Barrie
LIFELONG FRIENDS: Zandra Phillips, Angela Dewhurst, Consuela Lynch,Connie Astaphan, Jennifer White, Allison Southwell,
Gregory Shillingford, Gerard Cools-Lartigue, Barbara Bully-Thomas, Anita Bully, Collin Bully, The Shillingford, Boyd, John, Bully, Winston, Peters and Roberts Families
Hon Charles Savarin & Mrs Savarin, Hon Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit, Hon Melissa Skerrit, Hon Irving Mc Intyre, Members of Cabinet (Past & Present), Anthony Astaphan SC, Colin Mc Intyre, Missi Henderson, Loreen Bannis Roberts, Dominica Labour Party Family, Mr & Mrs Ronnie Pilgrim, Sam Raphael, Dr. Lennox Honychurch, Hon. & Mrs Vince Henderson, Mr & Mrs Michael Fadelle, Lady Catherine Daniel, Anna Green, Dr. Andy St. Hilaire.
Monsignor Eustace Thomas, Fr Martin Charles, Fr. Karam, Fr Brancker John
Many other family members and friends, all near and dear to her.
The body of the late Alix Boyd Knights will be viewed from 2:30 pm at the St. Gerald’s Cathedral Chapel. The mass to celebrate her life will commence at 3:00 pm on Monday 25thSeptember 2023. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Roseau.
May She Rest in Perfect Peace with the Heavenly Angels.
Mourners are encouraged to be attired in National Wear. Ladies may wear a fascinator.
The State Funeral Service for Speaker Emerita Hon. Alix Boyd-Knights will be streamed Live via GIS, DBS Radio and Government of Dominica social media.