OBITUARIES (2647)

Age 64, of 837 Arden Avenue, Kingsland Crescent, Christ Church and formerly of Rock Hall, St. Jude’s, St. George. Former Secretary of B.I.D.C.

Daughter of the late Thorald and Elsie Barrow.

Wife of Winston Babb of Ready Mix Limited.

Mother of Naimbi of Arthur Smith Primary School and Zingha Boya of Sugar Stick Bake Shoppe.

Grandmother of Nasir Blackett of Christ Church Foundation School.

Sister of Sonia Oguntunde-Smith, Stephanie Parris and Wilbur Barrow all of the U.K., Erlyn McClure and Andrew “Durwood” Barrow.

Aunt of Sharon Holland, Sophia and Gregory Parris, Antonio Barrow and Vanessa St. Cyr all of the U.K., Nicole Holder, Linda Tempro, Rhonda Payne, George, Sharon and Maxine McClure.

Daughter-in-law of Maguerita Skeete.

Cousin of many.

Great-Aunt of many.

Relative of the Barrow, Graham and Gibson families.

Treasured-Friend of Patricia and Michael Nicholls, Bernadine Parris, Hensworth Boyce, Juno Burrowes, Dr. Una Paul, Kayrene Forde, Lucille Atkinson-Reeves, Loreen Trotman and many others.

The funeral of Maharley Yvette Babb née Barrow leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home Greens St. George on Tuesday 9th April, 2019 at 2:15 p.m. for St. Jude’s Anglican Church, St. Jude’s Village, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the service, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

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

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

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

Age 73, affectionately known as ‘Albert’ or ‘Nobby’, of Collleton Land, St. John. Retired Bus Driver of the Transport Board.

Son of the late Gordon Newton and Louise Hyacinth Mullin.

Husband of Cynthia Williams-Mullin.

Father of Deana Jones-Haynes, Carol and Armintha Jones all of U.S.A., Sherry-Ann Howard, Kathy-Ann Augustin and Hyacinth Williams.

Grandfather of Ronald Jones, Davon Stoll and Dondre Vilfort, Thaleisha Walker andTaijain Elias all of the U.S.A., Shamar Howard, Krishna Augustin, Jaquon Williams, Amari Denny and nine others.

Great-Grandfather of two.

Brother of Everton and Frank Mullin, Ainsley, Peterson and Anderson Maynard of the Barbados Water Authority, Oswald Newton, Betty and Natalie Mullin and Golda Richards.

Uncle of Angela Small, Mondelle Haynes, Jamal Burke, Sherry-Ann Munroe, Kenroy Mullin, Kim and Victor Richards and many others.

Father-in-law of Patrick Haynes and Owen Augustin.

Cousin of many.

Relative of the Mullin, Newton, Maynard, Richards, Holder and Thompson families. Friend of Tyrone Burgees.

The funeral of Samuel Isiah Mullin takes place on Friday April 5th, 2019 at St. John Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the service, followed by the interment in St. John Cemetery.

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

The body will repose at the church from 2:15 p.m. during which time floral

tributes will be appreciated.

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

Visit us on Facebook. 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.

Also known as “Gumby” or “Ricky”, of Watts Village, St. George.

Son of the late Ina Dunner.

Grandson of the late Stella Thomas.

Father of Jelisa Dunner.

Grandfather of two.

Brother of Betty Ishmael, Janet Burton, Judy and Doriel Dunner, Cheryl Parham and Eric Springer.

Uncle of eight.

Cousin of many.

Nephew of Sheila and James Thomas.

Relative of the Dunner, Whittaker, Wood and Elders families.

Friend of Abby Marshall and many others.

The funeral of Ricardo Winston Dunner leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Wednesday 10th April, 2019 for St. George Parish Church, Glebe Land, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for service, followed by the interment in the church yard.

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

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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

Age 87, of Foul Bay, St. Philip and formerly of Joes River, St. Joseph. Former Cricketer and member of the Empire Club.

Father of Joy Holder-Murrell and Gillian McConnell.

Grandfather of Rowan, Adam, Aidan, Kerry and Callum.

Relative of the Holder, Mayers and Bailey families.

Cherished-Friend of Velda Phillips and many others.  

The life of Adzil Harcourt Holder will be celebrated in a Thanksgiving Service on Thursday April 11th, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at St. Aidan Anglican Church, Bathsheba, St. Joseph, where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to the Churchyard of St. Joseph Anglican Church for the interment.

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

The body will repose for viewing on Thursday 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.

Age 101, of Salem Nursing Home and formerly of Chimborazo, St. Joseph.

Daughter of the late Edgar Tudor-Cox and Magnell Rosaphine Walker.

Widow of Lloyd Cave.

Relative of the Walker family of Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and the U.S.A., the Taitt family of Barbados and the U.S.A., the Massiah, Jordan, Cummins, Mayers, Layne, Trotman, Norville and Roach families.

Friend of the Springer, Downes, Parris and Lewis families and many others.

The funeral of Millicent Walker-Cave leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for St. George Parish Church, the Glebe, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to St. Joseph Parish Churchyard for the interment.

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

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8th, 2019.

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 Sunday, April 7th, 2019.
Condolences may be sent to: www.downesandwilson.com

Age 74, affectionately known as “Sis-Sis”, of Enterprise Coast Road, Christ Church. Former Housekeeping Supervisor of Sandy Lane.

Daughter of the late Desmay and Lewis Burke.

Wife of Jeffrey Layne.

Adopted-Mother of Jean Ward, Tony and Earl Inniss all of the U.S.A.

Sister of Vercille Norgrove, Delisle Burke, Venty Stoute, D’arcy Thomas and the late Felix Burke.

Aunt of Susan and Tina Norgrove, Kathryn Burke of the U.S.A., Cheryl Stoute of the United Kingdom and Charlette Thomas.

Cousin of Francia Blades, Wendy and Henderson Holmes, Patsy Blackman, Rev. Cortez Nurse, Clinton Nurse, Lucine Stewart, Patricia Charles, Beautelle Sealy, Algernon, Yvonne and Leron “Rannie” Kinch, Ricardo and Eudene Clarke.

Sister-in-law of Margo Thomas.

Relative of the Burke, Nurse, Kinch, Stoute and Holmes families.

Friend of Rita Gordon, Coral King, Glenville Best and Helen Williams.

The life and work of Marney Marcella Layne will be celebrated in a Thanksgiving Service on Friday April 12th, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at The Church of St. Christopher, St. Christopher, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet.  The cortege will then proceed to 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 Friday from 12:30 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

Age 64, of Park’s Road, St. Joseph - Owner and Manager of Sunrise Bakery and member of the Coconut Grove Wesleyan Holiness Church.

Daughter of the late Edwin and Olga Lowe.

Mother of Richard Lowe of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Samantha M. Holder of the Central Bank of Barbados, Deandra Cummins of Crane Resort.

Grandmother of Ricsonia and Renako Lowe and Aidan Norville.

Great-Grandmother of Remyko Lowe.

Sister of Cynthia Livingston of St. Maarten, Kenrick Lowe of the U.S.A., Eston Lowe, Estelle Hoyte, the late Agnes Simmons of Saba, Esther Lowe and Joseph Watson.

Cousin of the Lowe family of the U.S.A.

Aunt of Ingrid Gibbs and six others of St. Maarten, Kyrenia and Anthony Lowe of the U.S.A., Marsha Watts, Patrick, Pedro, Shernelle and Shakera Hoyte, Troy Ward and Ingrid Drakes.

Mother-in-law of Donna Blackman-Lowe.

Sister-in-law of Judy Lowe of the U.S.A., Patricia Lowe, Renold Hoyte and Audrey Watson.

Relative of the Lowe family.

Friend of Nello Marshall, Rose Thomas, members of the Coconut Grove Wesleyan Holiness Church, and the residents of Park’s Road and Coconut Grove, St. Joseph.

The funeral of Mavis Belsine Jordan née Lowe leaves the Tranquility Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home, Stadium Road, Bush Hall, St. Michael on Monday 8th April, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for Faith Wesleyan Holiness Church, Jackman’s St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for A Home Going Service. The cortege will then proceed to St. Joseph Parish Church for the 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 12:00 noon on Monday.

Viewing of the body will take place in the Tranquility Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday 7th April, 2019.

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

Edghill, Joseph

Better known as “Willie Best”, of Mansion Road, Bank Hall, St. Michael. Retired employee of the Ministry of Transport and Works.

Life-Companion of Monica Mayers.

Brother of Audrey Carrington, Yvonne Gilkes, Gloria Edghill, Grace Welch and Elene Pollard.

Father of four.

Grandfather of many.

Relative of the Carrington, Gilkes, Welch and Pollard families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Joseph Edghill leaves Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Monday 8th April, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. for Christ Church Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service.  The cortege will then proceed to the Christ Church Cemetery for the interment.

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

Floral arrangements may be sent to Belmont Funeral Home no later than 7:45 a.m. on Monday.

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

Age 85, better known as “Tina Best”, of Dash Valley, St. George. Member of St. George Parish Church Mother’s Union.

Wife of Mark Best.

Mother of Brenda Brathwaite.

Grandmother of Emerson Brathwaite - Electrician, Sharon Brathwaite of Olga Millar Nursery and Paula Brathwaite of the Grantley Adams International Airport.

Great-Grandmother of Shanice and Damanni Jordan, Jaquille Burgess, Akela Brathwaite, Shadae and Dashawn Brathwaite-Branch.

Great-Great-Grandmother Micah Jordan.

Sister of Irene Moore, Charles and Kathleen Brathwaite and the late Gwendolyn Brathwaite.

Aunt of Harcourt Brathwaithe and many others.

Great-Aunt of many.

Cousin of Hadley Clarke and many others.

Relative of the Brathwaite, Clarke, Prescod and Moore families.

Friend of Rosemary Deane and many others.

The funeral of Albertine Verona Best leaves Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home, Bush Hall Main Road, St. Michael on Thursday 11th April, 2019 at 1:15 p.m. for St. George Parish Church, the Glebe, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the service and interment.

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

Flowers may be sent to Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home no later than 1.00 p.m. on Thursday.

Age 91, also known as “Stoute” or “Do-Do”, of #24 Sheraton Park, Christ Church. Formerly of Gittens Road, Government Hill, St. Michael and Woodland Tenantry, St. George. A member of St. Barnabas Anglican Church.

Son of the late Alberta Johnson.

Brother of Leotta Robinson and Enid Forde both of the U.S.A. and the late Denzil and Ismay Johnson.

Nephew of Deane Johnson.

Uncle of Andy, John and Sherry Johnson, Sheryl Washington, Winfield and Trevor Robinson all of the U.S.A., Hazel, Jimmy and Rose Walcott, Patricia and Carson Johnson and seven others.

Great-Uncle of Nadia, Tamar, Shola and Rashanne Johnson, Taria Nicholls and many others.

Great-Great-Uncle of Neyela, Nyomie and Renario.

Cousin of Tyrone, Colvin, Paul and Michael Johnson.

God-father of Shanice Forde.

Relative of Margaret, Anne and Sasha of the U.K. the Johnson, Toppin, Thompson, Waithe and Walcott families.

Friend of Marlene Archer, Earldene Prince, Donald Hoyte and many others.

The funeral of Ethelbert Johnson leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Monday, 8th April 2019 at 2:15 p.m. for St. Jude’s Anglican Church, St. Jude’s Village, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the service, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

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

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 1:45 p.m. on Monday.

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

Age 86, also known as “Puff”, of Greenwich Village, St. James. Former Supervisor of Carpentry at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital; Faithful member of the Democratic Labour Party; Long-standing member of St. James Parish Church and the Men’s Fellowship.

Husband of Loletha Drayton née Wilson.

Father of Hyrone Boyce of TMR Sales & Services Limited, Superintendent Richard Boyce of the Royal Barbados Police Force, Sylvia Wilson-Russell of Colony Club, Sydia Drayton of R.S. Friendship Minimart, Denneise Drayton of Massy Stores, Patricia Watson of Divine Daycare, Winslow “Danny” Jemmott of Discovery Bay Hotel and the late Arthur Wilson.

Step-father of Natalie Sargeant and the late Gladstone Wilson.

Grandfather of Corey Wilson, Cindy Francis, Camille and Keilah Russell, Bradley and Shontelle Sargeant, Richeda, Shane, Richild and Shari Boyce, Janelle Simmons, Crystal Watson and Art and Alvary Wilson both of the U.S.A.

Great-Grandfather of nine.

Brother of the late Elsie Drayton-Firebrace, Esterline Small, Lionel and Kenneth Henry and many others.

Uncle of many.

Cousin of many.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Urban Sylvester Drayton leaves Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy, on Friday, April 5th at 12:30 p.m. for St. James Parish Church, Church Point, St. James, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:30 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the 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 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Floral tributes may be sent to Earl’s Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday.

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

Of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, formerly of Pilgrim Road and Pegwell Boggs, Christ Church.

Wife of the late Duncan Holder of England.

Beloved-Mother of Llewellyn, Marion, Keith and Glenda Holder of Boston, U.S.A. and Carolyn Small of the Transport Board.

Grandmother of Ingrid, Ryan, Mark, Rochelle, Melanie-Anne and René Holder, Shernell Husbands, Shelton Small and Angelina Howard of the U.S.A.

Great-Grandmother of eleven.

Aunt of many.

Great-Aunt of many.

Friend of many.

Following repatriation the funeral of Clarissa Beatrice Holder Née Bryce leaves Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home, Top Rock, Christ Church on Friday, 5th April at 2:00 p.m. at 12:30 p.m. for The Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet, followed by the interment in Frangipani Lawns of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church.

The Resident Organist is asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be delivered to Clyde B. Jones Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday.

To express condolences visit www.clydebjonesfuneralhome.com

Age 86, of Content Cot, St. Philip.

Daughter of the late Mary and Irvine Christie.

Sister of Ralph, Noel and Henry Christie, Iris Taitt, Verona Hutchinson, Rev. Dr. Carlston Christie - General Superintendent Emeritus of Wesleyan Holiness Churches of the Caribbean, Anthony and David Christie, the late Rev. Ruby Christie, Ervine “Sam” Christie, Albert, Elbert, Athine, Clyde and Gilbert Christie.

Aunt of Ann, Stephen, David and Anthony Hutchinson, Earl, Joyanne, Adrian, Louis and Dave, Gail, Carl Jnr., Clinton, Andraé, Anderson and Antonio Christie, Delores Brathwaite, Julie Taitt, Dr. Pearl Govea, Bonny-Jean Harvey.

Sister-in-law of Odessa, Merlene, Imogine, Phyllis, Grace, Constance and Angela Christie and  Rudolph Hutchinson.

Relative of the Christie, Yearwood, Marshall, Brathwaite and Savoury families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Grenetta Ann Christie leaves Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Friday, 5th April, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. for Ragged Point Wesleyan Holiness Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the  service.  The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, the Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

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

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

Age 83, of Church View, St. John.

Daughter of the late Beresford and Helena Lovell.

Wife of the late Darnley “Nick-Nick” Butcher.

Mother of James Lovell of the Sanitation Service Authority, Kathlene and Heather Padmore, Glenda Prescod, Stephen Butcher, Pamela Bynoe and the late Carmen and Beverley Lovell.

Grandmother of fifteen.

Great-Grandmother of one.

Sister of Cynthia Pinder of the U.K., Victor Lovell of the U.S.A., Gloria and Oneal Lovell.

Niece of Evelyn Lovell.

Cousin of many.

Aunt of many.

Relative of the Padmore, Lovell, Butcher, Boxill, Bellamy and Greenidge families.

Friend of many..

The funeral of Thelma Viola Butcher leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Monday 8th April, 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 service. The cortege will then proceed to St. John’s Cemetery for interment.

The organist, members of the choir and Mother’s Union are asked to attend.

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

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

Age 60, also known as “Ratty”, of Emmerton Lane, St. Michael. Former employee of Moorjani Construction Caribbean Limited and President of Magical Extravaganza Shop lime family.

Son of Barbara Broomes and Whitfield Drakes.

Stepson of Betty Drakes and Neville Broomes.

Companion of Sheena White.

Father of Janelle Brathwaite, Damian Forde of the U.S.A., Shanijah White, Sariyah White-Forde and Cataleya Gill.

Grandfather of six.

Brother of Neville Todd employee of Cherish, Granville Drakes of Her Majesty Prison  Dodds, Patrick Forde of G4S, Edward Forde, Cheryl and Leroy Drakes, Deborah Forde-Graham of the U.S.A. and Michael Nightengale.

Relative of Forde, Drakes, Blackman, Sobers, Miller, Harris and Benskins families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Arundel Carl Forde takes place on Saturday 6th April 2019 at James Street Methodist Church, James Street, The City, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10.00 a.m. for a service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the burial.

The organist is asked to attend.

Flowers may be delivered to Two Sons Funeral Home not later 8.15 p.m. on Saturday.

Viewing of the body takes place at Two Sons Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until  7:00 p.m. on Friday 5th April.

Mourning colours are optional.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted at KMJ Transport & Funeral Services on Facebook

Funeral services entrusted to: KMJ Transport & Funeral Services, Bridge Gap, Goodland, St Michael

Age 68, of Hart’s Gap Main Road, Christ  Church.

Daughter of the Marjorie “Vity” Dyall and Seymour Grant.

Mother of Athelstan “Fisherman” Dyall.

Grandmother of Kemar Kellman.

Great-Grandmother of Kiara Kellman.

Sister of Marva of Canada, Sheldene, Noreen , Heather, Michael, Angela, Suzette Dyall, Sophia Forde, Trevor, Tracy, Deborah, Myrle Grant of the U.S.A. and the late Armintha and Evadney Dyall.

Aunt of Annette and sixteen others.

Great-Aunt of many.

Relative of Paulette and Sandra Kelllman, the Dyall, Smith, Cumberbatch, Maynard  and Grant  families.

Friend of Norma Blackman and many others.                                                                                                                                                                             

The funeral of Coreen Patricia Dyall takes place on Friday 5th April, 2019 at St. Matthias Anglican Church, St. Matthias Road, Hastings, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the burial.

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

Flowers may be delivered to Two Sons Funeral Home not later than 12:00 noon on Friday.  

Viewing of the body takes place in the Chapel of Two Sons Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 4th April 2019 and at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the start of the service.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted at KMJ Transport & Funeral Services on Facebook.

Funeral services entrusted to:  Kmj Transport & Funeral Services, Bridge Gap, Goodland, St Michael.

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