Iris Olivia Gibbons


AUGUSTUS FUNERAL HOME REGRETS TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF: – Mrs. Iris Olivia Gibbons nee Simmons. A Home-Going service for Mrs. Iris Olivia Gibbons nee Simmons in her 87th year of 52 My Lords Bay Road, Hamilton Parish, wife of the late Cleveland ‘Skins’ Gibbons, daughter of the late Henry ‘Porgy’ and Blanche Simmons, loving mother to Derrick and Sherwin Simmons, Shawn Gibbons, C. Nicole Renfroe, step son the late Michael Gibbons, sister to Leon ‘Billygoat Rip’, and the late Burnette ‘Burndown’’Bunny’ and Eldon ‘Dr. B.B.’ Simmons and Lucille Furbert nee Simmons, adopted sister the late Rosana Burchall-Simons, adopted nieces Rosalie Best, Rosemary Roser and Martha Harvey, will be held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery. Flowers may be sent. Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home Rose Chapel this evening Friday, May 31st, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm only. Also surviving are: grandchildren: Teshay Gibbons; Jordan, Jasmyn and Jacari Renfroe,(Ryan Renfroe father of the Renfroe grandchildren); sisters-in-law: Pearl Browne and Thelma Simmons; nieces: Claudette and Roslyn Simmons, Rita Butler, Joann Dill, Doreen Simmons, Sharon Furbert and Carol Burrows; nephews: Preston Simmons, Eugene ‘Socks’, Andre and Roydon ‘Bucko’ Furbert, Alexis and Frankie Simmons and Freeman Smith; special cousins: Mildred Hodgson, Helena Brice, Cynthia Swan; special friends: Catherine Cox, Clarabell White, Lois Allen, Gloria Basden, Daphne Anderson, Jerry Cann (son’s father) and Polly Tucker.