OBITUARIES F - J (523)

Malcolm Carson Gibson, age 74, of Kew Land, Near Bagatelle, St. Thomas, former Member of Welches Cricket Club, Son of the late Enid Bryan and Stanton Ward, Husband of Sylvia Gibson, Father of Alicia Harewood, Brother of Basil and Winston Bryan and Velma Devonish, Grandfather of Caitlyn Harewood, Adopted Father of Ashley Sealy, Father-in-law of Terry Harewood, Relative of the Gibson, Nicholls, Herbert, Bullard and Sealy families, Friend of Lynn Phillips-Scantlebury, Ophenal Alleyne, Philip Tull, Merlene Scantlebury, Stephen “Murdock”, Labon Benskin and many others

A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Malcolm Carson Gibson will take place on Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

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

Flowers may be sent to Sonia Craigwell Funeral Services, Glebe Land, St. George no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday.

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

Mourning colours are optional.

Professional Services Entrusted to: Sonia Craigwell Funeral Services

Sheila Elaine Gibson, age 81, of Harlem’s Villa, Kendal Hill, Christ Church, retired Nurse of the Geriatric Hospital and faithful Member of Christ Church Parish Church, Daughter of Elsie Howell, Wife of James Arnold Gibson, Mother of Jackie Griffith-Chase, Cheryl Ann Lewis and Deidre Gibson, Adopted Mother of Mark Smart, Stepmother of Judy Gibson-Prescod and Cheryl Waldron, Grandmother of five, Great-grandmother of four, Sister of Michael, Carlos, Hadley and Brenda Lewis, Roddy Howell, Judith Burke, Vicky Lake and Rhonda Williams, Aunt of many, Cousin of Ricky Lewis and many others. 

Mother-in-law of Orman Chase, Sister-in-law of Roy Williams, Hetty and Anne Lewis, Relative of the Lewis, Gibson and Howell families, Friend of many

A Thanksgiving Service celebrating the life and work of Sheila Elaine Gibson will take place on Tuesday, August 08th, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at the 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.

Her body will repose for viewing 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.

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

Joycelyn Rosita Gilkes, age 51, better known as “Joyce”, of King Street, St. Michael, Daughter of the late Elma Gilkes and Sydney Stevenson, Mother of Leeandra Gilkes, Grandmother of Jerimiah Watson and Lianna Gilkes, Sister of Tony, Marjorie, Eustace, Sandra, Eleanor and Alfred Gilkes, Niece of Marcia Fenty and many others, Aunt of Simon, Simeon, Zaheer, Damian, Christina and Tevin Gilkes and many others, Cousin of Sonia Gibson and many others, Friend of many.


The funeral of Joycelyn Rosita Gilkes leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 12.45 p.m. for King Street Seventh Day Adventist Church, King Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for a service of thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.


Flowers may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.


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


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Keith Albert Gilkes, age 79, better known as “Muggie”, of Rose Hill, St. Peter, Faithfull Member of the All Saints Anglican Church Men’s Fellowship, Son of the late Vitelyn Gilkes and Athelson Scantlebury, Husband of Joycelyn “Ermay” Gilkes, Father of Curtis Cumberbatch of the Soil Conservation Unit, Ernest Cumberbatch of Omni Mall, Speightstown, Stephanie of the U.K. and one other, Stepfather of Claudia Smith and Sandra Cumberbatch, Grandfather of Mickalia Smith, Brother of Keslyn Bend and two others, Uncle of Dr. Lisa Gilkes and Denise Corbin, Relative of the Gilkes, Scantlebury and Cumberbatch families, Friend of Reynold Greaves and many others.

The funeral of Keith Albert Gilkes leaves St. John Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy on Saturday, August 04th, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. for All Saints Anglican Church, Pleasant Hall, St. Peter, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

The Organist, members of the Church Choir and Men’s Fellowship are asked to attend.

Wreaths may be delivered to St. John Funeral Home not later than 7:15 a.m. on Saturday.

The body will repose for viewing in the Chapel of St. John Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday.

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Age 72, better known as “Michael Gilkes”, of 6th Avenue, New Orleans, St. Michael.

Father of Terry Greene, Elaine Watkins Larrier, Peter and Tonya Grant, Crystal and Kevin Gilkes. Grandfather of twenty-one. Great Grandfather of fifteen.

Uncle of fifteen.

Brother of Sherwin, Tony and Barbara Gilkes and Vaughn Barker.

A service celebrating the life of Langangel Michael Gilkes takes place on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the King Street Seventh Day Adventist Church St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The body will repose at the Michael Bryan Memorial Chapel, Bryans Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19th, 2018 and at the church from 1:15 p.m. at which time floral tributes will be appreciated.

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Funeral services entrusted to S.T. Ellis Funeral and Pre-planning Services Inc, 3M Plaza, Corner of Kensington New Road and Baxters Road, St. Michael.

Age 100, of “Phylber” Belair, St. Philip.

Mother of the late Glenfield Roberts.

Grandmother of Ian, Wayne, Dave, Brian and Ronnie Roberts and Susan Felicien.

Great-grandmother of fourteen.

Great-great- grandmother of four.

Aunt of eight.

Sister of the late Louise Lucas.

Mother-in-law of Gretta Roberts.

God-mother of Dr. Neville Holder and Maureen Tudor.

Friend of Shauna Bovell and the Tudor family.

The funeral of Violet Ethelene Gilkes leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 for the Bethel Methodist Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

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

Condolences may be sent to www.lyndhurstfuneralhome.com

Violet Naomi Gilkes, age 98, also known as “Aunt Violet”, of Welchtown Moore Hill, St. Peter, Daughter of the late Fitz-Leonard and Hilaria Gilkes, Mother of Sylvia Gibson, Peggy and Idalia Gilkes and Waveney Rock,

Grandmother of Sophia Gilkes-Browne, Eglon, Orion, André and Blair Gilkes, Ryan and Richie Greene, Kevin Gibson, Jamar and Rico Rock, Great-Grandmother of three, Great-Great-Grandmother of two, Sister of the late Eldica Marshall, Viteline Gilkes and four others, Aunt of Gloria and Grace Gilkes, Glynis Brathwaite, Glendine Thompson, Marva McClean and twenty-four others,
Mother-in-law of Fitz-Gerald Gibson and Everton Rock, Sister-in-law of Esther Gilkes, Relative of the Gilkes, Johnson, Scantlebury, Burgess, Haynes and Walkes families, Friend of the members of the Glad Tidings United Holy Church of America and many others.

The funeral of Violet Naomi Gilkes leaves Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy, on Wednesday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m. for St. Philip-the-Less Anglican Church, Boscobel, St. Peter, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving and Interment.

The organist and choir are asked to attend.

Relatives and friends can visit in the chapel of Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy to reflect the memories of Violet Naomi Gilkes from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Floral tributes may be sent to Earl’s Funeral Home no later than 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Condolences can be made online at www.earlsfuneralhome.com or visit us on facebook.

Dorothy Elvira Gill née Small, age 83, of Peterses Road, Josey Hill, St. Lucy, formerly of Gregg’s Farm, Reading U.K. and Montreal, Canada, Wife of Clarence Gill, Mother of Cynthia Greer of the U.K, Neville Small - retired Senior Teacher of Milton Lynch Primary School, Leroy Small - Proprietor of Hillaby, St. Andrew and Sheryl Gill of Canada, Grandmother of Dr. Chereen Collymore of Canada, Jonathan and Tsalay Greer of the U.K., Latoya and Shaquille Small and Lakita Eversley, Great-Grandmother of Shayla and Kiara, Sister of the late Claudine Highland-Holder, Stephen, MacDonald, Clarisse and Christopher Small, Millicent Leacock and Gwendoline Jordan, Mother-in-law of Yvette and Irisdene Small, Stepmother of Juanita Blackett, Norma and Alydia Springer, Aunt of Eleanor, Christopher, Sylvester, Riven, Peter, Don, Edgar, Vernon, Denis and Wavniel, Sophia Watson, Anthony, Orville, Caroline and many others, Great-Aunt of many, Relative of the Small family of St. Andrew, Friend of Gloria Bernard, John and Elsie Maxwell.

The funeral of Dorothy Elvira Gill née Small leaves L. R. Harris Funeral Home, Husbands, St. Lucy on Thursday 26th April, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. for St. Andrew Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the service and burial.

The organist and choir are asked to attend.

Flowers may be sent to L. R. Harris Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The body will repose in the Chapel of L. R. Harris Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Elon Orlando Gill, age 83, of Vauxhall, Christ Church, Devoted member of the Bethesda Tabernacle, Husband of the late Delsmay Odessa Gill, Father of Pastor Claudett Blackman, Pastor Leo Gill, Ophniel and Kenneth Gill, Grandfather of Troy Roberts, Katrina, Damian, Daniel and Geri-Lynn Blackman and Gabrielle Cox, Denise, Shamara, Mechka and Yasha Gill and Micaela Bradshaw, Great-grandfather of nine, Brother of Rufus, Trevor and Fitzgerald Gill, Uncle of Orial Springer and many others, Father-in-law of Apostle Cavour Blackman, Beverley and Anthea Gill, Relative of the Cooke, Simmons, Forde and Pilgrim families, Friend of Randolph Brathwaite and many others

A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Elon Orlando Gill takes place on Saturday 13th January, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bethesda Tabernacle, 1st Avenue Vauxhall, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet, followed by the interment at the Christ Church Cemetery.

Flowers may be sent to E. Pamela Small Funeral Home, “The Lawns”, Vauxhall, Christ Church, no later than 11:00 a.m. on Saturday 13th January, 2018, or may be delivered to the Bethesda Tabernacle, 1st Avenue Vauxhall, Christ Church, before the start of service.

Visitation takes place on Friday 12th January, 2018, in the chapel of E. Pamela Small Funeral Home, “The Lawns”, Vauxhall, Christ Church, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Mouring Colours Opitonal. Funeral Arrangements Entrusted To:E. Pamela Small Funeral Services.

Age 82, better known as “Jim”, of Vauxhall, Christ Church, retired Distribution Clerk of Cable and Wireless, Son of the late Verella and Arthur Gill, Husband of the late Melrose Gill, Father of Andrew, Timothy, Rondell, Carrie and Anthea Gill, Anderson and Adrian Eversley, Grandfather of Simone, Mikhail, Marques and Markhail Eversley, Great-grandfather of One, Brother of Lolita and Winston Gill, Veronica Wharton, the late Shirley Seales, Keith and Henry Gill, Uncle of Many, Father-in-law of Helen Gill, Relative of the Maloney, Gill, Eversley and Forde families, Friend of McCartney Welch and Ormond McConney…………………………………..

A Service of Worship and Praise for the life of Horace DaCosta Gill will take place on tomorrow (today) Friday September 14th, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Collymore Rock Church of the Nazarene, Collymore Rock, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to the Christ Church Cemetery for the interment.

The body will repose for viewing on Friday from 12:30 p.m. until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.

A love Offering will be collected.

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

Age 82, affectionately known as “Gran”, of Egvinalle Nursing Home and formerly of Huntes Road, Carrington Village and Goddings Alley Speightstown.

Mother of Frederick Gill - Orderly of Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Grandmother of Sharon Springer of the Psychiatric Hospital, Shernell Gill of Parkinson Secondary School, Shonique Small and Sanchia Willins.

Great-Grandmother of Sharria, Sharecia and Tyrie Springer.

Sister of Lorna Gill, the late Stephen and Agnes Gill and Muriel Holligan.

Aunt of Julia Griffith, Ian, Angela and June Gill, Sonia Banks, Jan Sargeant and Margaret Hollingan.

Great-Aunt of Donnette, Cheria, Justin and Danielle.

Mother-in-law of Euraline Willins and Jerry Springer.

Special-Friend of Octavia Chandler, Agatha Nero, Carmel Worrell, Grafton and Alicia Alleyne, Alicia Phillips and the Speightstown Nazarene Church Family.

The funeral of Joan Gertude Gill leaves Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Saturday, 2nd February  2019 at 12:00 noon for Speightown Church of the Nazarene, Queens Street, Speightown, 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 interment.

Floral arrangements may be sent to Belmont Funeral Home no later than 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Viewing of the body takes place at the Belmont Funeral Home from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, 1st February, 2019 

Age 73, of Simmons Land, Rendezvous, Christ Church.

Mother of Debra Gill - retired employee of Ansa Mcal Barbados Ltd, Andrea Evans of Sagicor, Garfield Gill, Kirk Gill - GA-CDRC, Paul Gill of Banks Distribution and Corey Gill of Ross University.

A Memorial Service for Marcia Juliet  Gill takes place on Monday, February 4th at 3:00 p.m. at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Rendezvous, Christ Church., where relatives and friends are asked to meet.

No flowers by special request.

Arrangements entrusted to Clyde. B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church.

To express condolences visit www.clydebjonesfuneralhome.com

Better known as “Boy Boy”, of Clifton Hall, St. John.

Beloved Husband of Lana Gill.

Father of Goldie Gill - Medical Student of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Natalie and Dario Young, Ronald Bootman of the U.S.A., Joyann and Dale Browne.

Brother of Hazel Worrell, Glendine Moore, Hariot Haynes of the U.S.A., Gloria Hollingsworth, Marva Sobers, Vernon and Curtis Harewood.

Nephew of Lionel Trotman and Ione Jones.

Uncle of Senator Toni Moore - General Secretary of Barbados Workers’ Union, Antonio Moore of Freekz CustomZ, Jameela Hollingsworth - HR Business Partner of the Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union, Jamar Hollingsworth, Fabian Padmore, Undrea, Adrian, Darrel and Dario Sobers.

Cousin of the Honourable Delisle Bradshaw, Inspector Peter Gill of the Royal Barbados Police Force, Grace, Emmerson, Elaine and Andrew Gill, Peter Williams, Moreen Alexander, Henderson Hurdle and many others.

Son-in-law of Isabelle Young.

Brother-in-law of Reverend Anthony Worrell, Reverend Lorton Moore, Michael Hollingsworth, Darrell Sobers, Lavinia Young and many others.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Michael St. Alban Gill leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. for St. John’s Parish church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to St. John Cemetery for the interment.

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

Flowers may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

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

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Patrick John Oneal Gill, of Maycocks Terrace, St. Lucy, Husband of Pastor Mary Loretta Gill, Father of Patrick Barker, Brother of Clotilda Best, Millanese Williams of the U.S.A., Deborah Belgrave, Dessa and Don Alleyne, Uncle of Bernadette Green of the U.S.A., Verna, Eden, Brian, Clearmont, Dave and eight others, Brother-in-law of Cynthia Jones, Luther and Charles Forde

The funeral of Patrick John O’neal Gill leaves L. R. Harris Funeral Home, Husbands, St. Lucy on Thursday, September 07th, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. for St. Lucy Parish Church, Fairfield, St. Lucy, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 4:00 p.m. for the service, followed by the burial.


The Organist is asked to attend.

Flowers may be sent to L. R. Harris Funeral Home no later than 2:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The body will repose in the chapel of L. R. Harris Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

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

Thelma Albertha Ursula Gill, age 96, of 1st Avenue Grazettes Road, St. Michael, Mother of Phyllis, Judie, Trevor, Anthony, Shirley, Margaret, Kently and the late Pauline, Sister of Sheila and Lloyd, Mother-in-law of Vincent, Maureen, Margaret, Preston and Lillette, Sister-in-law of Tony.


The funeral of Thelma Albertha Ursula Gill leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Saturday 18th February 2017 at 8:30 a.m. for Western Light Church of the Nazarene, Oxnards, St. James, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for a service of thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.


Flowers may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.


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Winston Arleigh Gill, of Chelsea Road, St. Michael, Son of Madaline and Llewlyn Harding and Leon Griffith, Husband of Irene Gill, Father of McKay Gill Titus, Santia Gill- Scantlebury, Veronica Gill- Schwarz, Marcus Gill and the late Denzil Gill, Brother of Waverly Lawrence, Quenzil Mayers, Ondean, Kyle and Cecil Harding and the late Claudette Gill, Grandfather of eighteen, Great-Grandfather of two, Uncle of many, Cousin of many, Friend of many


The funeral of Winston Arleigh Gill leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Monday, 15th January, 2018 for Chelsea Road Church of God, Chelsea Road, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 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 Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday.

Condolences may be sent to www.lyndhurstfuneralhome.com

  • 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.