OBITUARIES A - E (756)

Cedric Yvonne Bascombe, age 65, of Sion Hill, St. Patrick’s, Christ Church, formerly of Ebenezer Village, St. Philip - retired worker of Cornerstone Nursing Home, Daughter of the late Harold Haynes and Myra Bascombe née Haynes of Ebenezer Village, St. Philip, Partner of Jeffrey Carter - employee of Armag Farms, Sister of Thelma Bascombe - retired worker of Elder Care Nursing Home, Michell Bascombe - employee of J & R Farms, Wendell Bascombe, Euphyne Bascombe - employee of Amalgamated Security, Ainsley Bascombe, John and Ancel White of the U.S.A. and the late Alphonso and Theo Bascombe, Daughter-in-law of Emelda Mullins, Aunt of Stephanie Alleyne - employee of Stansfeld Scott, Rodney, Andrew, Kevin, Jalicia, Jamal and Johnathan Bascombe, Charlene Payne, Kelly Rampersaud, Annalicia Joseph, Jamilia and Jabari Holder, Shamika Benjamin and Racheal Bennett, Great-Aunt of eighteen, Cousin of many, Niece of Ismay Jones, Stepmother of Carol-Ann Burgess and Rochelle Shallow, Sister-in-law of Carlisle Goddard, Sonia Forde, Jennifer Weekes, Richard and Edwin Greenidge, Friend of Avis Reid, Melvy Hoyte, Mr and Mrs Radcliff Nurse, Herbert Jones, Coreen Haynes, Mardel - employee of Gall Hill Medical Clinic, Christ Church.

The funeral of Cedric Yvonne Bascombe leaves Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St Michael on Friday, 26th January, 2018 at 1:45 p.m. for St. Philip Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the service and interment

The organist and choir are asked to attend.

Floral arrangements may be sent to the Belmont Funeral Home no later than 1:15 p.m. on Friday.

Viewing of the body takes place at the Belmont Funeral Home from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Age 63, of Venture #2 St. John.

Son of the late Clyde and Maude Bascombe.

Father of Keith and Paul St. Hill of the U.S.A.

Brother of Janet Griffith of the U.S.A., Glenroy of Sanitation Services and Theophilus Bascombe of Defense and Security.

Uncle of Joycelyn Griffith of the U.S.A., Dionne, Jamel, Dacosta and Ceanna.

Great Uncle of Janice and many others.

Brother-in-law of Cindy Bascombe.

Relative of the Bascombe, Hoyte, Holder, Franklin and St. Hill families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Desmond Anthony Bascombe leaves Tudor’s Funeral Home on Monday, October 01st, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Mount Tabor Moravian Church, St. John, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving, followed by the interment in the Churchyard.

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend.

Flowers may be sent to Tudor’s Funeral Home no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday.

Condolences to the family of Desmond Anthony Bascombe may be posted on line at www.tudorsfuneralhome.com.

Age 44, better known as “Short-Man”, of Peats Bay Road, Merricks St. Philip. Popular Disc Jockey.

Son of Alwyn and Judy Bascombe.

Grandson of Elsie Massiah.

Father of Ryan Jr. and Kiara Bascombe.

Brother Rene Bascombe, Keisha Brathwaite and Dale Franklyn.

Uncle of Donte and Rayne Bascombe.

Nephew of Sylvia Massiah, Pauline Fields, Eleanor Hunte and many others.

Relative of the Bascombe, Holligan, Haynes and Hunte families.

Close-Friend of Sherville Haynes, Roger Phillips, Chad Yearwood and Robert Harrison.

The funeral of Ryan Macdonald Bascombe leaves C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip on Friday February 8th, 2019 for the New Testament Church of God, Peat Bay Road, Merrick’s , St. Philip, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege then proceeds to Bushy Park Cemetery for the Interment.

Floral tributes may be sent to C. H. Best Funeral Home no later than 10:00 a.m. on Friday,

Viewing in the Chapel of the C.H. Best Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lindsay Godfrey Bates, better known as “Ras” or “Chico”, of Barker Road, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, Son of the late York Estwick and Muriel Bates, Brother of Orlando and Junior Bates, Olive Williams, Cynthia Ward, Nelda Bates-Gadson, Gloria Phillips, Anita Weekes and the late Hazel Bates, Nephew of Seymour Cox and Sylvia Edwards, Uncle of Jennifer Williams, Jessica Arthur, Devon Bates and many others, Cousin of Paul Edwards and many others, Relative of the Mottley, Estwick, Fenty, Taylor and Seales families, Friend of I-Key, Bob, Mia, Steve, Gregory, Candy, the Combermere Old Scholars and many others.

The funeral of Lindsay Godfrey Bates leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Friday, September 08th, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. for St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Chapel Gap, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. for the service, followed by the interment in the churchyard.


The organist and members of the choir members are asked to attend.


Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 7:30 a.m. on Friday.


Online condolences can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 96, of Arthur’s Gap, Carrington’s Village, St. Michael.

Wife of the late illiam Edgar Batson.

 Daughter of the late Emmaline Husbands and Gladstone Hinds.

Mother of Muhammad Nassar, Marlene Griffith, Harriette Alkins, Yvonne Husbands, John, David and Victor Batson, Celeste Wiltshire and Shirleyann Marshall and  The late Diana Husbands and Fran Tomkin.

Grandmother of Orlando Kirton, Steve Husbands, Nicole Alkins, Trecia, Aesha, Todd and Ted Nassar, Henderson, Ken, Kevin Husbands and Andre Griffith, Gabrielle Wiltshire, Yohance Reece, Cindy Batson-Parisi, Tito, Jaylan and Azaria Batson, Rene, Claire and Brian Tomkin, Chad Smith and Liam Marshall.

Sister of Darrell Husbands, and the late Sybil King.

Aunt of Theresa Weeks, Ian, Rosalind, Peter Husbands.

Cousin of Ralph, Dorothy, Tyrone and Patsy Stanton, Tony Burrowes, Alfred Shepherd, Ometa and Shirley Ramsay.

Great-Grandmother of twenty-three.

The funeral of Esme Aletha Batson née Husbands leaves Belmont Funeral Home on Friday 4th January, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. for the James Street Methodist Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:30 p.m. for the  service.  The funeral will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

Floral arrangements may be sent to Belmont Funeral Home no later than 11:45 a.m. on Friday.

Viewing Viewing of the body will take place at the Belmont Funeral Home from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Thursday. 

Elza Lolita Batson, age 78, of Thicketts Land, St. Philip, faithful Member of Thicketts Wesleyan Holiness Church, Wife of the late Oswald Batson, Mother of Marsha Small, Linda Beckles, Shirlene, Michelle, Andrea, Margo, Lawrence and Frederick Knight, Grandmother of seventeen, Sister of Trevor and Hazel Knight, Inge Lucas, Faye Eversley, Gaston and Rupert Beckles, Aunt of fourteen, Cousin of Edlaine Knight-Ward and many others, Mother-in law of Victor Small, Ralph Beckles and Christobelle Knight, Sister-in-law of Charleston Lucas, Millicent and Valarie Knight, Relative of the Knight, Lashley, Sealy, Rudder and Cooper families

A Service of Worship and Praise celebrating the life and work of Elza Lolita Batson will take place on Tuesday, January 02nd, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Messiah Wesleyan Holiness Worship Centre, Messiah Street, St. John, where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to the Bushy Park Cemetery for the interment.

The body will repose for viewing on Tuesday, January 02nd, 2018 from 1.00 pm until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.


Final arrangements are in the care and trust of Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services And Pre-Arrangement Centre Ltd., “Clovelly”, Welches, Christ Church.

Of Fairfield Road, Tweedside Road, St. Michael.

Son of late George Gladstone and Edna Adina Harris.

Father of Wellington Lawrence, Beverley Bruce and Valencia Mortley of St. Lucia.

Grandfather of thirteen. Great-grandfather of fourteen.

Brother of Esther Batson of the U.K., Carole Bourne, Shirley Clarke, Monica Gittens, Maureen Haynes of Canada and Barbados, Toni Harris and Clarissa Griffith and the late Eudora Wood and Muriel Ellis.

Uncle of Lionel Ellis, Junior Wood, Michael Batson and Jerry Clarke and twenty-five others.

Relative of the Harris, Mitchell and Edwards families.

The funeral of Rudolph Navarro Bayley-Harris leaves Tudor’s Funeral Home, The Ivy, St. Michael, on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. for the St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Chapel Gap, St. Michael where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the Service , followed by the Interment. 

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend.

Flowers may be sent to Tudor’s Funeral Home no later than 2:00 p.m. on Monday

No viewing by special request.

Condolences to the family of Rudolph Navarro Bayley-Harris may be posted on line at www.tudorsfuneralhome.com.

Sydwin Henderson Bayne, age 71, of Mangrove Park, St. Philip, formerly of Nu-Life Nursing Home, Chancery Lane, Christ Church, Retired Senior Teacher of Society, Erdiston and Four Roads Primary Schools, Retired Acting Principal of Eagle Hall Primary School and Retired Umpire of Barbados Cricket Association, Son of Christina Bayne and the late Odley Franklyn, Beloved husband of Geraldine Bayne, Devoted father of Steven Bayne, Brother of Myrtle Vaughan and Denise Small - both of the U.S.A., Father-in-law of Rashida Bayne, Relative of the Bayne, Straughn, Franklyn, Browne, Blades and Kennedy families, Friend of many.

The funeral of Sydwin Henderson Bayne leaves Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church on Monday, October 08th 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving, followed by interment in the Frangipani Lawns.

The Resident Organist is asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be delivered to Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church no later than 8:00 a.m. on Monday.

Visitation takes place at the Chapel of Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 05th, 2018.

To express condolences visit www.clydebjonesfuneralhome.com

Bayne, Toleta

Age 85, affectionately known as “Sister Bayne”, of Hopewell, St. Thomas.

Mother of Dave Bayne – G4S Security.

Grandmother of Shakira Bayne, Kriziah Niles and Damien Murphy.

Great- Grandmother of Zavier Bayne and Zymiah Phillips.

Sister of Janice Worrell.

Cousin of Winfield and Flavia Bayne, Movel and Dadria Price, Sophia and Thelman Watson, Jason and Dale Price and the Drakes family.

Aunt of six.

Friend of The Church of God In Christ Pentecostal Church, Mrs Belgrave, Undine Clarke, Ianthe Martindale, Norma Boyce, The Holy Innocents Church Army.

The funeral of Toleta Bayne leaves the Serenity Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home, Stadium Road, Bush Hall, St. Michael on Tuesday 26th February 2019 at 1:45 PM for Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Welchman Hall, St. Thomas, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 pm. for A Home Going Service and Interment

The Organist and Members of the Choir are asked to attend.

Floral arrangements can be sent to the Serenity Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home no later than 1:30 pm. on Tuesday

Condolences can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 85, better known as “Lottie”, of Marchfield, St. Philip, Retired Janitor of Princess Margaret Secondary School, Mother of Monica Clarke-Smith, Grandmother of Dwayne and Davin Smith, Sister of Carl Clarke, Waple Nesfield, Ada Best and Norma Walkes, the late Dowlen and Oneal Clarke, Aunt of Reginald and Hiram Clarke, Basil Roberts, Deborah, Alvin, Cheryl, Ricky Clarke and many others, Great-Aunt of many, Mother-in-Law of David Smith, Cousin of Etheline Harrison, Pearl Wiggins, Haskell, Sylvia and Patrick Clarke and many others, Godmother of Janet Best, Shellyann, Alvin Wilson and many others, Relative to the Pilgrim, Barrow, Belgrave, Clarke, Butcher, Franklin and Bascombe families and many others, Friend of Mrs. Ward, Sister Lewis, Andrea Edey, Rosalie Gooding, Sissy Nurse, The Smitten Family and many others.........................

The funeral of Eldene Sylvester Beckles nee’ Clarke leaves the C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip on tomorrow (today) Friday, September 14th, 2018 for the Six Roads Seventh Day Adventist Church, Six Roads, St. Philip where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to the St. Philip’s Parish Church, Church Village, St. Philip for a second Service at 4:00 p.m., followed by the interment in the Church Yard.

The Organist and Members of the Choir are asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be sent to C.H. Best Funeral Home no later than 11:30 a.m. on Friday.

Viewing will take place in the Chapel of the C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13th, 2018.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Age 61, of Simmons Land, Clapham, Christ Church. Employee of Waves Hotel and Spa and formerly of Escape Hotels.

Father of Troy Farley of the US Army.

Brother of Eustace Adams, Marlene, Michael, James and Diana Nurse.

Uncle of Kanyaru Nurse of the U.K., Chad Collymore, Fabian, Shelly-ann, Susan, Koby, Jamar and Sandra Nurse, Charmaine Blackman, Avery and Sueann Cyrus.

Brother-in-law of Cheryl Franklin-Nurse and Jean Adams.

Relative of the Beckles, Nurse and Nicholls families.

Friend of Margaret Farley.

The funeral of Anderson Anthony Beckles leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for The Chapel of the Westbury Cemetery, Westbury Road, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service, followed by the interment.

The Organist is asked to attend.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at the Chapel of Westbury Cemetery from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Condolences may be sent to: www.downesandwilson.com

Anthony Peterson Beckles, of Redman’s Village, St. Thomas and formerly of St. David’s , Christ Church - retired Senior. Security Guard of Defence and Security, Husband of Jennifer Mapp-Beckles, Father of Kim Beckles of the U.K. and Fabian Beckles of Defence and Security, Brother of Gloria Griffith, Marva Davis, Yvonne Beckles of Defence and Security and Grantley Beckles, Uncle of Algernon and Anton Beckles, Abigail Marshall, Andrea Boyce, Ameasha Griffith, Carol-Ann Beckles-Paul, Jemina Davis, Decourcey, Dale and Damien Beckles, Father-in-law of Gordon Harrison, Brother-in-law of Mervin Davis, Relative of Rodney Elcock and family, Darcy Thompson and family, the Collymore family of Jackson, the Jones family of Melrose, St. Thomas, the Beckles family, Peter Thompson of TMR, Andrea Carter and the late Sheila Thompson, Friend of Richard Gittens, Leonard Cyrus, Staff of Defence and Security, Joset Applewhite, Ms. Applewhite, Brenda Cyrus and Patricia White

The funeral of Anthony Peterson Beckles leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 2:00 p.m. for St. Thomas Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for a service of thanksgiving, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

The organist and members of the church choir are asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Visitation will take place in the Chapel of Keith Jones Funeral Home from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Condolences can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beckles, Isalene

Age 91, affectionately known as Isa”, of Kendal Hill, Christ Church.

Beloved Mother of Reginald Beckles of the U.K., Sandrene Beckles of the Ministry of Agriculture, Cryil Beckles of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology and Margaret Holder. Grandmother of twelve. Great-Grandmother of Aziza Notice of Jamaica.

Sister of the late Evans Beckles.

Aunt of Ruby Rowe and the late Keith Brathwaite.

Mother-in-law of Pamela Beckles and Leslie Holder.

Relative of the Beckles and Daniel families.

The funeral of Isalene Beckles leaves Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church on Friday, September 28th, 2018 for the Jerusalem Apostolic Spiritual Baptist Cathedral, Ealing Grove, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to the Cassia Lawns of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

Floral tributes may be delivered to Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home no later than 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

Visitation takes place at the Chapel of Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.

To express condolences visit www.clydebjonesfuneralhome.com

Ivy Geraldine Beckles née Smith, age 67, better known as “Edna”, of Bryan’s Road, Welchman Hall, St. Thomas, former employee of Island Caterers, The Yacht Club and Sandy Lane Hotel - member of the Emanuel Pentecostal Church, Vault Road, St. Thomas, Daughter of the late Alfonzo Rice and Claris “Girzie” Smith of Sturges St. Thomas, Beloved-Wife of Hutson “Ivan “ Beckles , retired Inspector of the Barbados Postal Service, Mother of David, Neil, Desiree and Jason Beckles, Grandmother of Deneil Trotman, Daniel, Tiffany and Zaria Beckles, Great-Grandmother of Aiden and Jadien Prescod, Sister of Eunice Roachford, Vere Smith and the late Wilma Archer of the U.K., Emmerson and Oscar Smith of Canada, Myrna Pogue and Laurison Smith of the U.S.A., Aunt of Shelly Maynard-Archer, Zide Smith,Jennifer Lapompe and Rickie Smith of the U.K, Lynette Blackman, Andrew Sobers, Shawn, Kevin, Katrina Straker, Judy and Hendy Reid and many others, Sister-in-law of the late Kenneth and Trevor Beckles, Mother-in-law of Lyn Beckles, Relative of the Rice, Smith, Beckles and Griffith families, Special-Friend of many

The funeral of Ivy Geraldine Beckles née Smith leaves Gabriel Edghill’s Funeral Home, 102 Cane Garden, St. Thomas on Tuesday December 5th at 12.30 p.m. for the Holy Innocents Anglican Church Ayshford, St. Thomas, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for a Service The funeral will then proceed to the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge Christ Church for the burial.
The organist and Members of the Church Choir are asked to attend.
Flowers may be sent to Gabriel Edghill’s Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday.
Viewing of the body takes place in the Chapel of Gabriel Edghill’s Funeral Home from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. on Monday.

Of 25 Culpepper Development, St. Philip. Assistant Archivist of the University of the West Indies – Federal Archives Centre. Member of the Caribbean Archives Association (CARBICA), International Council on Archives (ICA) and the East Point congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Daughter of John and Muriel Burton (Retired Senior Teacher).

Wife of Marvin Beckles of Altman Real Estate Ltd.

Mother of Avani and Zoe Beckles.

Sister of John Burt.

Niece of Pamela and Jean Casenor, Victor Forde, Grace Toppin and Orville Cumberbatch.

Sister-in-law of June and George Greenidge, Betty Cox, Wendy Griffith, Carolyn and Ethelbert Williams, Ricardo and Amber-Lyn, Wayne and Songee Beckles, Vonnete and Cmd. Aquinas Clarke and Marcia Clarke.

Aunt of ten.

Cousin of Sharon Burton, Susan Rolston, Derek and Edward Toppin, Brian and Antoine Forde.

Relative of the Lowe, Forde, Philips, Cumberbatch and Cox families.

Friend of many.

A service of celebration and thanksgiving for Dr. Cherri-ann Amelia Beckles, PHD takes place on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service and interment.

Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Thursday.

There will be NO PREVIEW of Dr. Cherri-Ann on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Condolences may be sent to www.lyndhurstfuneralhome.com      

Condolences may be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 85, of Field Place, Bayville, St. Michael.

Mother of Wendy and Jennifer Barrow, David, Junior, and Adrian Beckles.

Grandmother of Racquel, Khadija, Andrew, Ashley and many others.

Cousin of Colvin and Angela Barrow.

Relative of the Barker family of Eastlyne, St. George.

The funeral of Vivian Onita Beckles leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. for the St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The Organist, members of the Church Choir and Church Army are asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

A donation for the Church’s Building Fund will be greatly appreciated.

Visitation will take place in the Chapel of Keith Jones Funeral Home from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • By Herself and Her Friends
    If I should go before the rest of you Break not a flower nor inscribe a stone, Nor when I'm gone speak in a Sunday voice But be the usual selves that I have known. Weep if you must, Parting is hell, But Life goes on, So sing as well.