“Premier Vance Amory is home, “says Mark Brantley after late Ambassador’s body arrives in Nevis

A private vessel under military guard transported the body of the Ambassador to Nevis, where it was accompanied by two coastguard vessels. The body has been draped into flags and greeted by wife Vernita Amory and other NIA delegations. 

"Premier Vance Amory is home, "says Mark Brantley after late Ambassador's body arrives in Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis: The body of late Ambassador and Former Premier of Nevis Vance Amory arrived in Nevis from St Kitts on Friday, April 22, 2022. Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley and other NIA cabinet colleagues were present at the Charlestown pier. 

A private vessel under military guard transported the body of the Ambassador to Nevis, where it was accompanied by two coastguard vessels. The body has been draped into flags and greeted by wife Vernita Amory and other NIA delegations. 

Further, the casket that has carried the late Ambassador’s body is taken to Elliott’s Funeral Home. 

While extending tribute to Vance Amory, Premier Mark Brantley noted, “His Excellency Premier Vance Winkworth Amory is home.”

Further, he stated, “Today, members of the Nevis Island Assembly and the Nevis Island Cabinet joined the wife of the late great Vance Winkworth Amory on the Charlestown pier to receive the body of our former Premier and Nevisian hero. Premier Amory is finally home in his beloved Nevis.”

Former Premier of Nevis and Ambassador Vance Winkworth Amory passed away on April 2, 2022. He was admitted to the hospital in London, United Kingdom, due to his suffering from a disease – which is currently unknown, where he was declared dead.

“May God continues to comfort his wife and family, and may his soul rest in eternal peace, “underscored Premier Brantley. 

Premier Brantley said that Vance Amory devoted all his life to the country and always worked for the betterment of the people of Nevis. A nation is not just about the flag, anthem, and coat of arms-it is much more. He also worked for the upliftment of the sectors, especially the Education sector.

He also stated that Vance Amory is also worked to strengthen the Nevis. 

The late former Premier of Nevis Vance Amory will be afforded a state funeral at the Elquemedo Willett Park on Saturday, April 30, 2022.