OBITUARIES F - J (523)

Gershom Ezra Francis, age 83, of Arthur Seat, St. Thomas, Beloved Husband of Iotha Francis, Father of Margaret “Beverley” Ellis, Glyne Francis and Wayne Lynch all of the U.S.A., Cheryl Lovell - Propriter of Chetamra’s and Andy Belgrave - Sales Assistant of Wibisco, Stepfather of Sandra Gibson of Accra Beach Hotel and Marcia Lashley, Grandfather of Rashidi and Tonya Ellis of the U.S.A., Sharise Francis, Rosaria, Tammy and Jason Lovell and many others, Great Grandfather of nine, Brother of Eudene Gaskin of the U.S.A., the late Oliver Francis and Unida Springer, Uncle of Joycelyn Crump and Arthur Gaskin of the U.S.A., Charlotte Gibbs, Vincy Forde, Joyce Sobers, Hugh Francis and many others, Great Uncle of Valarie Francis, Sargeant Deighton Davis of Her Majesty Prison Dodds and many others, Brother-in-law of Hulda Henry, Andorial Worrell and Loretta Bispham, Father-in-law of Ronald Ellis and Cheryl Francis of the U.S.A., Phillip Lovell and Mavis Fenty, Relative of the Springer, Francis, Forde, Gaskin and Gibbs families, Friend of many

The funeral of Gershom Ezra Francis leaves Gabriel Edghill’s Funeral Home 102 Cane Garden St. Thomas on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. for the Sharon Moravian Church, Sharon St. Thomas, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the service, followed by the burial.


The Organist is asked to attend.


Flowers may be sent to Gabriel Edghill’s Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday.


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 Thursday.

Age 36, better known as “Antone”, of St. Martin, St. Philip. PSV Operator.

Son of John Harewood and the late Clarine “Lorna” Harewood.

Brother Tara “Donna”, Jennifer and Phyllis Francis.

Uncle of Dario, Donisha, Phylicia, Donico and Sharice Francis, Shanice Prescod, Joel and Jolicia Williams and Shalon Grimes.

Great-Uncle of Micah Agard, Jadarri Francis and Kiah Francis-Gittens.

Nephew of Anderson, Merville, Maureen and Janice Francis, Anita Sealy and many others.

Cousin of Katrina, Kim, Nicole, Jackquileen Francis and many others.

Relative of the Francis and Harewood families.

Friend of Alvin, Marlon, Abraham, The staff and patients of the Dialysis Unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and many others.

The funeral of Sylvester Antonio Francis leaves the C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 for the Faith New Testament Church, Kirtons, St. Philip, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m for a Service of Thanksgiving and Praise. 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 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday,

Viewing takes place in the Chapel of the C.H. Best Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019.

Mourning colours are optional.  

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

Agatha Carmita Veronica Franklin, of Park Road, Bush Hall, St. Michael and formerly of #13 Ealing Park, Christ Church, Mother of Cheryl-Ann Franklin of Park Road, Bush Hall, Foster Mother of Algernon and Michael Reece both of Detroit, Michigan, Grandmother of Marc Franklin and Che-Ria Fernand, Great-grandmother of Keiron Alleyne and Kaida Franklin, Relative of Athelston King, Friend of Vashti and Colin Hunte, Alicia Robinson, the Chandler, Armstrong, Farnum, Scantlebury, Proute, Reece and Robinson families.


The funeral of Agatha Carmita Veronica Franklin leaves the Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Tuesday, November 07th, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. for St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

Flowers may be sent to Belmont Funeral Home no later than 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

Deaconess Shirley Lorraine Franklin, age 78, of 2nd Avenue Grazettes, St. Michael, Mother of Marcia and Hollis Simmons, Sister of Judy and Kelvin Leacock, Grandmother of Joseph, Lorraine, Genna, Shernell, Kerry, Great Grandmother of seven, Best Friend of Joyce, Angela and Carol.


The funeral of Deaconess Shirley Lorraine Franklin leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. for Zion Apostolic Temple, Richmond Gap, St. Michael, 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 Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

Members are asked to attend in full regalia.

Flowers may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

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


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

Sybil Ernesta Franklin, age 91, of Rouen Road, St Michael, Daughter of the late Herbert and Josephine Quintyne, Wife of Tyler Franklin, Mother of Olivia, Gregory and Marian, Grandmother of Cherise of Canada, Nicole of the U.S.A. and Gabrielle, Sister of Kenneth Roy, Vere and the late Douglas, Pearl, Norman Chester and Clifton, Aunt of Valerie, Betty, Patricia and Jason Quintyne, Joyann Grimes, Cheryl Best, Ann Ward, Sonia and Orlando Forde, Arleigh Carter, Raphael, Wade, Neil, Larry, David, Anthony and Curtis Quintyne of the U.S.A., Sister-in-law of Phyllis, Yvonne, Melvie and Jean, Great Aunt of many, Cousin of Marjorie Walcott and Maria Babb, Relative of the Walcott, Babb, Webster, Ward, Griffith and Cadogan families, Friend of Peter Belle………………………………………..

The funeral of Sybil Ernesta Franklin leaves Tudor’s Funeral Home, The Ivy, St. Michael on Thursday, August 03rd, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. for the St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 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 2:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The body will repose for viewing in the Chapel of Tudor’s Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Condolences to the family of Sybil Ernesta Franklin may be posted on line at www.tudorsfuneralhome.com

Age 48, better known as “Smiley”, of Diamond Valley, St. Philip.

Son of Arthur Blades and the late Norma Blades.

Father of Damian Seales, Aidan Forde and Jessie Franklyn.

Brother of Clifton, Yvonne, Maurice, Eulene, Winston, Ena, Jennifer Franklyn, Victorene Franklyn-John and Shontelle Hilliman of the U.S.A.

Nephew of Charles Franklyn, Gloria Gooding, Ada Craigg, Ira Simmons, Dorothy Cox, Winifred Trotman  and Rudolph Blades.

Uncle of Tanya, Raymond, Alicia, Lisandra, Taiesha, Jamal, Tristan and Rochelle Franklyn and the late Randy Franklyn.

Relative of the Franklyn, Blades, Barrow, Gittens and Cox families.

Special Friend of Linda Seales and Sandra Hinzman.

                  

A Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the life and work of Stevenson Geoffrey Franklyn will take place on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the Church of Holy Trinity, St. Philip, where relatives and friends are asked to meet, immediately followed by the interment in the churchyard.

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

Monetary donations toward the upkeep of the Church will be appreciated.

The body will repose for viewing on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 from 2:30 p.m. 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.

Also known as “Ben or “Boo”, of Eastlyn, St. George and formerly of #69 Husbands, Gardens, St. James. Retired Senior Nursing Officer of the Psychiatric Hospital.

Son of the late Medford and Estelle Franklyn.

Father of Kathyann Brathwaite of Co-operators General Insurance.

Brother of Lorna Gooding, Gwendolyn Clarke, Emelda, Ashley and Anthony Franklyn and the late Vinston “Sam” Franklyn, Malcolm Franklyn and Maudlin Prince.

Uncle of Barry Dottin, Jacqueline King, Sherrol Nugent, Valarie, Victor and Jefferson Clarke, Heather Franklyn, Joycelyn Kinch, Maxine Hamilton, David and Richard Gooding, Lisa Branch, Michelle Greene, Winston Walcott, Denise Francis, Heather Waldron, Gail Prescod and many others.

Great-Uncle of Jason Clarke, Sophia and Edmund Greene, Michael Francis and many others.

Cousin of Elizabeth “Lolita” Harris and many others.

Brother-in-law of Lionel Gooding, Mavis Franklyn, Henderson “Roy” Kinch, Audrey Gooding and Jerry Francis.

Friend of Maria Brathwaite, Margaret Knight, Walter and Brenda Tull, Carl Dyall, Bentley Haynes, Captain John Kellman, Leroy Walcott, the Kirton family and many others.

The funeral of Victor Emmanuel Franklyn leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Friday, 15th February 2019 at 1:30 p.m. for the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, the Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for service, followed by the interment in the Chapel Lawns of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, the Ridge, Christ Church..

The organist is asked to attend.

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday.

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

Oliver Delisle Frederick, of Alleynedale, St. Lucy and formerly of Road View, St. Peter, Son of Enid Frederick, Father of Pamela Crick, Diana, Pholine and Keith Frederick, Brother of Victor and Esther, Keith and Viola, Carmen and the late Ivan Frederick and Pearline Ward, Grandfather of Neil, Keisha, Nyasha and Kristina Frederick, Jamie-Lee and Jann-Lee Crick, Great Grandfather of eight, Uncle of many, Relative of the Frederick and Jordan families

The funeral of Oliver Delisle Frederick leaves L. R. Harris Funeral Home, Husbands, St. Lucy on Tuesday, September 05th 2017 at 12:30 p.m. for The Community Berean Bible Baptist Church, Six Men’s Development, St. Peter, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the burial.


Flowers may be sent to L. R. Harris Funeral Home no later than 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday.


The body will repose in the chapel of L. R. Harris funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Monday.


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

Age 58, of Tara Drive, Weymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A. and formerly of Sargeant’s Village Tenantry Road, Christ Church.

Daughter of the late Christopher William and Joyce Freeman.

Mother of Damien Taitt.

Sister of Hughson and Richard Freeman.

Aunt of Troy Gill.

Niece of Joseph Bourne, the late Mabel and Joseph Freeman and Edna Bayley.

Relative of the Bourne, Jones, Edey and Carter families.

A Memorial Service for the life of Angela Rosemary Freeman takes place on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornerstone Wesleyan Holiness Church, Sargeant’s Village, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet, followed by the interment of her Cremains at the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church.

Floral tributes may be delivered to Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church no later than 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

To express condolences visit www.clydebjonesfuneralhome.com

Shellton Dawayne Freeman, better known as “Shabba", Landscaper of Enterprise Road B, Upper Carters Gap, Christ Church, former Employee of the Drainage Division of the Ministry of Transport and Works, Son of Roslyn Freeman-Taylor and Cameron Rawlins, Grandson of Sheila Rollins of the U.K. and David Freeman of the U.S.A, Companion of Keisha Lovell, Father of Lawayne Phillips of the U.K., Andre Cummins-Student of the Barbados Vocational Board, Nathan Baker and Khadija Freeman, Brother of Elridge and Matthew Freeman, Stacia Freeman-Thellius and Christian Freeman of the Barbados Transport Board, Fabian and Kerwin Simpson of the U.S.A, Ronald and Jonathan Rawlins, Uncle of Kaleisha, Nikkeil and Savan Freeman and Faith Holder, Nephew of Margaret Kellistrass of the U.S.A, Robert Freeman, Jack Rawlins, Patricia Sealy, Vera Warren, and Leo Freeman, Cousin of Marvita Edwards Chase, Tynichia Rawlins, Alvin Sandiford and Sergeant Zachary Warren of the Barbados Defence Force, Brother-In-Law of Glenroy Thellius, Relative of the Freeman and Rawlins families, Close Friend of Stephen Atkins, Rohan Charles, Tyrone Jones, Kenny Hinks, Larry Grosvenor and Jennifer Chase.


The Funeral of Shellton Dawayne Freeman leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, July 07th, 2018 at 11:15 a.m. for Silver Sands Church of God, Silver Sands, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for the service, followed by the interment in the Christ Church Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers a donation will be collected for the Barbados Cancer Society.


Mourning colours optional


Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday.


Condolences may be sent to www.downesandwilson.com

Gale, Cyralene

Cyralene Gale, of Rendezvous Retreat and formerly of Navy Gardens, Journalist and Managing Director of Duffs Business College International, Mother of Cheryl Elliot née Fields, Mother-in-law of Geoffrey Elliot, Grandmother of Adrian and Spencer, Relative of the Bentham and Clarke families.

An appreciation for the life of Cyralene Gale will be held at the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., where relatives and friends are asked to meet.

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend


In lieu of flowers, donations to the Barbados Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.

Condolences may be sent to www.lyndhurstfuneralhome.com

Euphine Eudora Gall née Downes, age 87, also known “Sister Downes”, of Fairfield Cross Road, Black Rock, St. Michael, formerly of the Bow Road and the U.S.A., - member of the Church of Christ, Grazettes and Abundant Life Assembly, Widow of Winston Gall, Loving-Mother of Monica Downes-Hazelwood of the U.S.A. and Eden Lodge, St. Michael, Everton ‘Tony’ Downes - Taxi Driver, of the Barbados Port Inc. and Ramona Gall, Grandmother of Carol Downes-Hopley, Imogen Perkins, Quintano Downes and Dwight Bourne all of the U.S.A., Sharon Denny, Caroline Downes and Sherina Gibbs, Great-Grandmother of thirteen, Great-Great-Grandmother of two, Cousin of Thelma Benn, Loleta Gibson, Wendell Skerritt, Trevor, Angela and Ricky Forde, Mother-in-law of Dorla Downes and the late Owen Hazelwood, Relative of the Toppin family, Friend of Diana Best-Mondesir - Caretaker, Bro. Robinson, Michael Trotman, Avonda Franklyn, Juliet Forde, Shirley Bourne and many others.

The funeral of Euphine Eudora Gall née Downes leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. for the Church of Christ, 3rd Avenue Grazettes, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. for the service followed by interment at Westbury Cemetery.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017.
Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Condolences may be sent to: www.downesandwilson.com

Age 83, also known as “Maggie”, of Lower Streats Road, Flagstaff, St. Michael, formerly of Chimborazo and Bissex Housing Area, St. Joseph.

Daughter of the late Louise Roach and Isaac Cobham.

Mother of Kelvin Forde of Canada, Sonia Griffith née Forde, Anne Forde, Wendy Carrington née Forde, Irvine Gamble both of the U.S.A., the late Gladstone Forde and Valerie Schrader nee Gamble of St. Croix.

Grandmother of Rachel Squires, Samantha Thompson, Romario Farrell, Gemma Forde-Lashley, Jade Cox, Taurean Forde, Terry Dargan, Shani and Akil Carrington, Alianna and Errol Gamble.

Great-Grandmother of seven.

Former-Wife of Irvine “Bella” Gamble Snr.

Sister of Tabitha Eldridge née Forde, Erskine, Clement and Eric Roach, Euneta Holder née Roach, the late Valinda and Fernando Roach, and Annetta Skeete née Roach.

Aunt of Fiona Straker, Ruth Holder, and many others.

Great-Aunt of many.

Cousin of many.

Relative of the Batson, Licorish and Murray families.

The funeral of Margaret Gamble née Forde leaves the Tranquility Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home, Stadium Road, Bush Hall, St. Michael on Wednesday 20th February 2019 at 1:15 p.m. for St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Parris Hill, St. Joseph, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the Home Going Service and Interment.

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

Floral arrangements can be sent to the Tranquility Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Viewing takes place in the Tranquility Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today Tuesday 19th February.

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

Age 97, of Lynville, Brittons New Road, Clapham, St. Michael.

Husband of the late Evelyn Gamble.

Father of Leslie Gamble - retired Principal of St. Catherine Primary, Marielon Gamble - former Principal of Bay Primary and David Gamble of TDG Electrical Services.

Step-father of Patricia Harewood of the U.S.A.

Brother of Maudry Phillips and George Thorne.

Grandfather of Kedane, Kimberley, Kenton and Dr. Kara Gamble, Stacy Goring and Kathryn and Ian Harewood - both of the U.S.A.

Great-grandfather of  Alisha Harewood Cumberbatch and three others.

Uncle of Eleanor, Jean, Winston, Rosie, Michael, Richard, Monica, Dawn, Anderson and many others.

Father-in-law of Allison Gamble.

Cousin of Joan Choonucksing and Angela Hinds.      

                                             

The funeral of Eustace Clairmonte Gamble leaves the Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Saturday, 29th September, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. for the Dayrells Road Gospel Hall where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

Floral arrangements may be sent to the Belmont Funeral Home no later than 8:15 a.m. on Saturday.

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

Age 60, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and formerly of Maxwell Hill, Christ Church. Daughter of Mildred Taitt and the late Simeon Grant.

Mother of Natasha Gamble of Sagicor General Insurance, Grandmother of Ashleigh Gamble of the St. Michael School.

Sister of Jennifer Taitt, Cosmo and Richard Gamble - all of the U.S.A., Oscar Layne of Canada, Gloria Gamble and Patricia Eastmond.

Niece of Mignal Gamble, Rita Austin, Millicent Phillips and Angela Holder.

Aunt of Shamika Taitt, Shanelle Gamble, Gail Mitchell, Natalie Lamptey, Avril Layne, Michelle Badenock, Angela Thompson, Cheryl Crawford, Cyrilene Bryan, Shirnelle Gamble and Lisa Eastmond.

Cousin of Edwin Gamble, Caroline Hartley, Shawn and Ryan Gamble and many others.

Sister-in-law of Michael Eastmond, Lennox Dottin and Maureen Gamble.

Relative of the Gamble, Taitt, Grant and the Gaskin family. Friend of Barbara Blackman, Eugene “Perla” Collymore and Diane Greene.

                                               

                                               

A Thanksgiving Service celebrating the life and work of Maxine Shirlene Gamble will take place on Tuesday September 18th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Church Parish Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to the Christ Church Cemetery for the interment.

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

The body will repose for viewing on Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.

Monetary donations toward the Church’s Building Fund will be appreciated.

Mourning colours are optional.

Final Arrangements Are In The Care And Trust Of Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services And Pre-Arrangement Centre Ltd., “Clovelly”, Welches, Christ Church.

Daughter of Sylvia Goodridge and the late Lionel Goodridge.

Sister of Lisette and Valerie Moller, Cheryl Bain, Randall Goodridge and Michele Hutchinson.

A Memorial Service for Corinne Gardner née Goodridge will be held on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet.

Condolences may be sent to: www.lyndhurstfuneralhome.com

  • Epitaph Upon A Child That Died
    Here she lies, a pretty bud, Lately made of flesh and blood: Who as soon as fell fast asleep As her little eyes did peep. Give her strewings, but not stir The earth that lightly covers her.