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Muriel Petersen Stevens Dies at 79

Muriel Petersen Stevens

Muriel Petersen Stevens of Frederiksted transitioned into eternal peace on May 22. She was 79 years old.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alveria Lowe; father, Ruben Petersen Sr.; brother, Ruben Petersen Jr.; sisters: Corlina Collins, Gwendolyn Boyea and Marion Maranda; spouse, Carlton Stevens; and daughter, Dale Doward.

She is survived by her sister, Thelma Springer; brother, Alexander Petersen; daughter, Corleen Petersen; sons: Dean Petersen Sr., Neal Stevens, Carlvin Stevens, Sylvin Stevens and Kevin Stevens; nieces: Louise, Janice, Laverne, Dari-Lee, Lorette, Corleen, Yvette, Veronique, and Monica; nephews: Alex Petersen Jr., Wayne Petersen, Paul Petersen, Robert, Coy, Ricky, Marlon, Irvin Jr., Adrian, Antoni, Kenneth, Carlos, Carl, Sheldon and Keith; and grandchildren: Garna, Charles, Tiffany, Patricia, Dean, William, Joshua, Caleb, Garrison, Stapha, Neal II, Neal III, Asim, Nkosi, Joshawn, Nicole, Natasha, Shanelle, Chenell, Maurice, Chelsea, Cadeem and Chawnee.

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: SunAsia, Donell, LaSiyah, Elias, Ki’Ayla, Adanna, Jahsenti, Basco, Asim, Savana, Cy, Neal IV, Ja’neal, Neala, Asim Jr., Messiah, Malik,Teral, Dea’Najah, Deanari, Kaydean, MerKai, Layalah, Jerimei, J’Kai, Justin, Jacob, Amaya, Angelica, Sarelli, Lond’tric, N’Khai, Messiah, Jushawn, Qushawn, Tristan, Jaelyn, Zoe and Austyn; great-great-grandchildren: Isaiah, Jordan and Kamerynn; and great nieces and nephews: Sharifa, Trevor, Kishawn, Reshawn, Shawn, Shinelle, Shermaine, Sheldon, Novelle, Afelle, Letha, Karla, Rondelle, Reanel, Paul, Wayne, Alexander Jr., Carlos, Robert, Sheldon, Koreen, Senichi, Jamaal, Adrian and Marlon.

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Other survivors include brothers-in-law: Monroe White, Orville White and John White; sisters-in-law: Louise White, Roada Davis and Eulaine White; godchildren and adopted children: Muriel’s heart was so huge and her love never ending that this amount is too much to list. This is one of the many reason why she was so loved and honored; close friends: Camelita O’Neal, Inez King, Louise White, Alberta Russel, Mavis Bridges, Barba Martinez, Juanitta Bryant, Carolyne Jones, Garna O’Neal, Jasmine Hodge, Jahnel Hodge and The Family of The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and funeral services at 10 a.m., Friday, June 22, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment will then follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.

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  1. The Certainty of the restriction Hope

    Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out (John 5:28,29).

    There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous (Acts 24:15).

    I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne and scrolls were opened . But another scroll was opened,it is the scroll of life. The dead were judged out of those things written in scrolls according to their deeds. And the sea gave up the dead it, and death and the grave gave up the dead in them, and they were judged individually according to their deeds.(Revelation 20:12,13).
    Only Resting in Sleep* (John 11:11,13,14).
    Look at what would happen to death, Even death, the last enemy is to be brought to nothing. Death will be swallowed up forever .Death where’s your Sting ? (1 Cor 15:54,55). But thanks to God for he gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Jehovah will set a banquet in his mountain and swallow up death forever,wiping tears from off all faces. This is our God. (Isa.25:8). But then there will be restoration from the hand of the grave I shall redeem them from death I shall recover them, where are your Sting O Death? Where is your destruction, O Grave.

    With my sincere condolences.

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