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Sheila King-Watson September 17, 2021

Date of Funeral

September 25, 2021

“No condemnation now I dread; Jesus, and all in HIM, is mine!”

Sheilah Elaine King-Watson

Affectionately known as S.E.

Of Silver Spring, Maryland, USA and formerly of Jackson, St. Michael; retired employee of Bank of Nova Scotia, Barbados National Bank and The World Bank.

Daughter of the late Ruby and James Ewart ‘Dan’ King;

Wife of Hilbourne Watson (Professor Emeritus, Bucknell University, USA);

Stepmother to Lukalo and Hadiya;

Sister of Shirley Blackman and David ‘Dan’ King;

Adoptive sister of Anne Montgomery;

Aunt of Neil Carrington, Christopher and Shanna King, David and Shemiele Balgobin and Tara Blackman;

Great-aunt and godmother of many;

Sister-in-law of Walwyn Blackman, Cleveland and Keith Watson, Gercyne Akinbobola, and Grethil Carnegie;

Relative of the Morris, King, Stevenson, Henry, Nelson, Birkett and Wilkinson families;

Treasured friend of innumerable persons.

A Memorial Service to Celebrate Sheilah’s life takes place on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Sharon Moravian Church, St. Thomas where invited relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. Interment of the cremated remains will follow.

A donation toward the Sharon Moravian Church Organ Repair Fund will be accepted.

All Covid-19 protocols must be acknowledged. 


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    Jennifer Leach says

    To Hilbourne and Sheilah’s other relatives: We are grateful for the times we shared over the years. Her bubbly personality always shone through. I recall her last birthday dinner in Hamilton, CA in 2019. We give thanks for her life and legacy and pray for your as you press on.

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    Mark & Rosanne Baptiste says

    Sincere condolences to Hilbourn and family; Shirley and family. May Sheila continue to rest in perfect peace. Thinking of you all at this time.

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    Mona Janette Warwick says

    It is with deep sadness that i express sincere condolences to Hilbourne and family on the passing of Sheilah. A caring, loving friend, gone too soon. May Sheilah rest in peaceful splendor🙏🤗💕 (The Benn Family)

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    Willis Carter says

    I sadly extend my heartfelt condolences to Hilbourne and family at the passing Sheila.
    As this period of sorrow engulfs you I pray that God’s mercy comfort you.
    May she Rest in Peace and rise in God’s glory.

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