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Iotha Francis October 22, 2021

Date of Funeral

October 30, 2021

Iotha Anita Francis née Burnett

Aged 84 of Graeme Hall Park, Christ Church; formerly of Arthur Seat, St. Thomas and Lodge Hill, St. Michael.

Widow of Gershom Francis;

Beloved mother of Anthony and Vincent Burnett, Cheryl Lovell, Sandra Gibson, Marcia Lashley and the late Cardinal Burnett;

Grandmother of Kaila and Keon Lashley, Taurean, Taurel, Tauron and Tedra Gibson, Tammy, Rosario and Jason Lovell, Alex Burnett, Anthony and Nicole Cox, Dr. Melissa Weekes (USA), Patrick Jackson and Latoya Watts;

Great grandmother of many;

Sister of Elton Carmichael, Andoria Worrell (USA), Hulda Henry (USA), Loretta Bispham (USA), Henderson Burnett and the late Exley Burnett;

Aunt of Cassandra Vassell, Sherwin Worrell, Sophia Browne, Doliveira and Ezra Henry, Sandra and Maxine Bispham (all of the USA), Diana Forde, Margaret Fergusson, Grace Husbands, Carlann Warde, Shawn Burnett and many others;

Cousin of Verlese Forde and many others;

Mother-in-Law of Horace Lashley, Julian Gibson, Elaine Burnett, Thelma Burnett and Philip Lovell;

Sister-in-Law of Edwin Henry (USA);

Relative of the Bullen, Burnett, Carmichael, Green, Bispham and Reid families.

 The funeral of the late Iotha Anita Francis takes place on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Mount Olive United Holy Church of America, Grosvenor’s Road, Carrington Village, St. Michael where invited relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1 p.m. for the service. Interment at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens will follow.

Please view live streaming of the church service on UHCA Barbados YouTube channel.

Live streaming of the interment at https://eternally-cherished.online/IothaFrancis

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Saturday, October 30, 2021 no later than 11 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

All Covid-19 protocols must be acknowledged.


  1. REPLY
    Sharon Norville says

    I take this opportunity to express sincere condolences to Marcia and the entire family circle. May you be comfortable and I will keep you in my prayers. RIP..she fought a good fight!

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    Jan Jordan says

    Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory you will be missed. From the staff of Market Hill Medical Centre, Dr. John A. Clarke and Jan Jordan.

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