Arlene Eudora Barker Comvalius
February 17, 1935 to June 4, 2020
Of Florida, USA and formerly of Mahaica, Green Hill, St Michael, retired Registered Nurse (in the UK and USA).
Daughter of the late Rev. Frank Herbert and Athalie Aurora Barker;
Wife of Rudi Comvalius (USA);
Mother of Sharon Comvalius-Goddard, Marc and Stefan Comvalius (USA); Mother-in-law of Cameron Goddard (USA);
Grandmother of Olivia and Gabrielle Goddard, Caleb and Roman Comvalius (all of the USA), DeJanae, Zoe and Phoebe Comvalius (Netherlands);
Sister of Dame the Honourable Maizie Barker-Welch DBE, CHB, Rev Dr Frank Alvin Barker, D. Min. (USA) and 10 others now deceased;
Beloved aunt of Professor Pedro Lancelot Welch, Sonja Welch, Yolande Phillips, Peter Welch (Geneva), Von Karl (Harry) Barker, Patrick and Paul (USA), George Thomas (CIBC First Caribbean), Franchero Ellis (UWI), Lana and Del Barker, Rev. Kirk Roger Barker (St. Thomas), Samano Barker, Fran Martyn and several others in Canada and the USA;
Dearly beloved great-aunt of many in Barbados, the UK, the USA, Belgium, St. Thomas, Switzerland and Croatia;
Cousin of Lloyd, Tyrone, Rev. Carl, Michael, Dave, Stephen, Rev. Ezra, Jennifer and D’Orsus Barker, Ann Carter, Floralene Trotman, Delores Thompson, Wilfred and Angela Marshall, Sheila Chase, Peter Weekes, Louis and Frankie King, Marion Forde, Grace, Lady Franklin, Kerri Ann Ifill, Lilias Vaughn, Angela Inniss (Canada), Maggie Hood, Joyce and Barbara (USA), Shelley Parris (BWA), Suzanne Barker-Small (Emeth Chambers), Natalie King and many others;
Sister-in-law of Gloria (USA) and Maria (Barbados) Barker, Dr. Nadia Comvalius, Benny Comvalius, Ellen Caldiera, Yvonne Luedjens, Claudina Comvalius, Lawrence Comvalius (Suriname and USA);
Relative of the extended Barker family of Mahaica, Green Hill, the King family of Cave Hill and the Oxley family;
Dear friend of Brigadier Rudyard Lewis and siblings, Olga Moe and Pauline Beckles.
The funeral of the late Arlene Eudora Barker Comvalius takes place on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Clifton Hill Moravian Church, St. Thomas at 10 a.m. followed by the interment. Physical distancing protocols will apply to seating in the church.
Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St Michael no later than 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020.