Idella “Della” Wallace, 62, is still beaming with pride after she was crowned winner of the second annual Miss Nevis Senior Queen Pageant hosted by the Ministry of Social Development through the Department of Social Services, Senior Citizens Division at the Cultural Village, a stone’s throw from her home in Lower Stoney Grove on October 26, 2019.
Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), who rose during a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on October 08, 2019, paid tribute to Ms. Celian “Martin” Powell of Zion Village in Gingerland, who passed away recently at the age of 107, four months short of her 108th birthday. At the time of her passing, she was the oldest person in St. Kitts and Nevis.
The following is a statement issued by Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Social Development in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) on the passing of 107-year-old Ms. Celian “Martin” Powell, from Zion Village in Gingerland, on September 30, 2019. She was the oldest living person in St. Kitts and Nevis.