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Thelma Parris September 27, 2019

Thelma Parris, M.B.E., J.P.

Aged 86 of Hillview Ridge, Gibbons, Christ Church; retired Senior Public Health Sister of Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic entered peacefully into rest on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Daughter of the late Norman and Irena Ashby;

Widow of Pedro Parris, J.P. (retired Assistant Commissioner of The Royal Barbados Police Force);

Mother of Peter Parris;

Sister of Glenville Browne, Golda King, J.P. (retired employee of Massy Stores), Merlene Carter (retired Ward Sister Q.E.H.), Coral and Marjorie Carter (retired employees of Cave Shepherd) and the late Muriel Carter (retired Nurse Q.E.H.);

Aunt of Collin, Alwin, Keith, Charlie and Susan Browne, Glen Sobers, Michael Carter, Joy Gibbs, Kim Inniss, David and Kevin King, Grace Carter St. Hill (USA) and the late Michelle King;

Great aunt of many;

Cousin of Horace, Olvis and Lyal Carter (all of Canada), Haskell and Richard Carter, Isabel Hutchinson, Wendy Bynoe, the late Pearl Carter and Duncan Carter (former M.P.);

Sister-in-law of Michael Parris (retired US Army) and the late Doreen Gittens;

Relative of the Ashby, Bynoe, Carter, King, Phillips and Grant families;

Friend of George Sobers, Leeds Greaves, Dr Lois Douglas and many others.

The funeral of the late Thelma Parris, MBE, JP leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1:15 p.m. for Christ Church Parish Church, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3 p.m. for the service; followed by the interment in the Churchyard.

The Organist and members of the church choir are kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael, on Monday, October 7, 2019 no later than 1 p.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


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    Nicholas Lewis says

    Sorry for your loss Peter. My deepest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of sadness.

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