James Paynter


WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF  James Paynter, son of the late Solomon & Lydia Paynter, beloved husband of Gladys Marie Paynter, loving father to Stephen Paynter (Cheryl), Maxwell Paynter (Clara) and Patrice Lynch (Anton), Brother to Marie Weller. several nieces, nephews, grand children, great grands and numerous friends, in his 92nd year of 7 Fort Lane St.George’s.James was Pre-deceased by siblings; Emily Paynter, Leila Paynter, Lucille Burchall, Dorothy Desilva,Patsy Paynter, Margaret Burrows and Percy Paynter .A memorial service will be held at a later date


Marion Elise Bell

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A Homegoing service will be held for Marion Elise Bell, daughter of the late Colyn’Bobby” Williams and Esther Louise Bell, loving Mother of Loren bell and Karen Simmons, sister to Ederle bell, Lorraine Jones, Martha Harvey and the Late Colin bell. Grandchildren; Katelyn Simmons and Kristen Simmons, Great-Grandchildren; Katazha Whitfield and Saezha Whitfield.Lovingly remembered by: Nieces; Anette Curtis, Rochelle Harvey and Vernell Harvey. Nephews: Warren Jones, Quinton Jones, Marvin Harvey and Gladwin Harvey. Brother-in-Law; Wesley Jones.Marion was pre-deceased by Son-in-Law Kenneth Simmons Jr, Brother-in-Law; Gladwin Harvey Sr.



Gary Leroy Paynter


Our Beloved Gary Leroy Paynter was born on March 3, 1945 and went home March 17, 2020, Oldest Son of the late Eric Leroy Paynter “Sunny” and Emma Elizabeth Paynter (Napier) “Dolly.” Brother of the late Terry Paynter, Larry Paynter, Edward Paynter, Anthony Paynter, Donald Paynter and Rose Burchall. Gary is survived by Sisters: Sandra Hodson, Brenda Robinson (husband-Robert), Janette Turner (husband-Leon), Judith Perinchief, Betty Jeffries and Peggy Delpeche (husband-Turben); Brothers: Steven Paynter and Dennis Paynter (wife-Jessica); Godmother Joycelyn Darrell (husband-Ivan), several Nieces, Nephews, Family and Friends.Viewing and service, at St Mark’s Anglican Church Smith’s Parish cemetery, will be private due to worldwide health concerns.We ask in lieu of flowers, make donations on behalf of Gary L. Paynter, to St Mark’s Anglican Church; P.O Box FL239 Flatts Bermuda FLBX. Gary you’re one of a kind “Unforgettable,” loved and will truly be missed! We Love You Gary!



Eunice Lucille Lightbourne


A Private Graveside service will be held for Mrs. Eunice Lucille Lightbourne, beloved wife to the late Gladstone Lightbourne, loving mother to Craig Lightbourne (Janita), Crystal Lightbourne (Simmons) (Mac), Colette Lightbourne (Dion), sister to the late Joseph, Clarence, James, John, Donald, Millicent, Margaret and Edith Godwin, in her 88th year of 3 Coral Acres Drive, Southampton.THERE WILL BE NO VIEWINGS.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Jermaine and Craneisha Lightbourne, Dantel, Channa and Chala McGowan, D’Shon Bassett; adopted granddaughter: Janee Pitt; great grandchild: Zamya Lightbourne; brothers-in-law: Edwin (Jimmy) (Helen), Calvin and the late Dilton (Patricia) Lightbourne; sisters-in-law: Sylvia Courtney, Rosetta Walwyn; nieces: Jenefer Brimmer, Judith Bartley, Delores Kiernan, Tiannia Symonds; nephews: Donald Furbert, Keith Godwin, Ivan Broadbelt, Laurie Broadbelt, George Courtney, Russell Courtney, Edwin Jr. (Man) Lightbourne, Darryl Walwyn, Jonathan Walwyn, Shawn Lightbourne, Troy Lowe, Derrick Lowe, Yuri Lightbourne, Dwayne Burrows; special friends: Grace Christopher, Rose Raynor, Dorothea Butterfield, Eldon & Barbara RaynorCaregivers: Tanicia, Simone, Veronica, Chyann and Danielle.



Please note that we will have a memorial service at a later date


James Earlston Smith


A Private Graveside Service for Mr. James Earlston Smith, husband of Barbara Nova Smith, Father of Jane-Ann Smith, the late Deborah-Ann Smith, Shelly-Ann Smith, and Karen Simons; brother of Neville Smith and Priscilla Smith in his 92nd year of #20 Tribe Road No1 Warwick will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Warwick on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 1pm.Lovingly remembered by Sister-in-law: Almira Ming; Brother-in-law:  Voorhees Joell; Grandchildren: La-Keesha Bean (Sidney), Shane Smith, Jamie Smith (Jalinta), Kristin Smith (Hwan), Jason Smith, Unday Smith, Mechele Smith and Kallan Simons;  Great-grandchildren:   Neriah Bean, Shammai Smith, Ozara Smith,  Ezra Smith, Jalin Smith, Jhushane Smith, Nai’jah Smith, Khaliq Smith, Nhuri Smith, Kayden Smith, Kael Smith, Knox Smith, Knight Smith and numerous other nephews and nieces.

Special mention should go to the Desilva and the Cedar Hill family


Eloise Ann Talbot


A Graveside service for Ms. Eloise Ann Talbot, beloved daughter of the late Lawson and Clara Lambert (nee Steede), loving mother to Saleem Talbot (Tasleem), Graham Talbot (Enelyn), Gregory Talbot (Juliette), Melanie Seymour, special mom to Juanita Lambe and Andre’ Lambe (Angela), mother-in-law to Josephine Lambert, in her 87th year, of #86 Harrington Sound Road, Smith’s Parish will be held at Christ Church Cemetery, Devonshire on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 11:00 am.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 6pm – 7:30 pm only.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Saleem Talbot Jr., Jibreel Talbot (Sharleeta), Khomeini Talbot (Ayesha), Thaaqib Talbot (Lindsay), Attiya Talbot (Daniel), Taqwa Lee (Shannon), Genelle John, Nathan Talbot, Shane Todd, Safiyah Talbot, Takai Tota, SharDae Seymour, SaBryah Seymour; 25 great grandchildren; siblings Richmond Lambert, Janeth Morton, Ewart Lambert, Barbara Clarke, Edward Lambert, C.C Gail Callender; nieces and nephews, godchildren: Nette Rhoda, Patrice Tucker, Dwight Jackson, Shannon Peniston, Derrick Emery; spiritual children Dennis Symonds, Blanche Burchall, Diane Tacklyn, Judy Webb, Marlon Allers, Gladstone Thompson, John Woolridge, Donna Woolridge, Reginal Dill, Evelyn James Barnett, Betty Lambert and many others; special friends: Shirley Nasakhere-Fountain, Kay Jones, Terry Berkeley, Shirilyn Jones, Pastor Clarke Minors and the Miracle Temple family.Eloise Ann Talbot was predeceased by brother: Michael Lambert; son: Reverend Colin Lambert; grandchildren: Uthmani Talbot, Sakeena Talbot.A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


Carol Lynette Furbert


A Graveside service for Carol Lynette Furbert nee Smith, beloved wife of Ross Furbert, daughter of the late Godfrey and Winfred Smith, loving mother to Rolisa Camille, Recquel Furbert (Chayce) and Ranae’ Furbert (Umdae), Andrew Smith (Marlon), Dupre Wilmot, Nicole Walker (OJ), and Eugene Walker (Vonetta), sister to Olive Focke’ (Manfred Sr.), Linda Stroble (Rudolf Sr.), Michael Steede (Paula), Sonia Astwood, Mario Smith, the late Winifred Burgess (Quinton Sr.), Godfrey Kent Smith, Edgar Smith (Dawn), in her 71st year of 8 Park Road, St. Georges will be held at St. Peter’s Cemetery, St. Georges on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Andrew Smith Jr. (Garina), Tache’ Smith, Cheyne Smith, Kiara Walker, Nia Walker, Judah Walker, Shia Harford, Unas Furbert-Woolridge, Lily Amaral, Lotus Amaral, Chaz Smith, and Navya Furbert-Woolridge; in laws: Winslow Cox, Maurice Furbert (Sheila), Llewellyn Furbert, Graeme (Flash) Furbert (Roslyn), Charles (Bert) Furbert, Janet Richardson (Willoughby), Patricia Hudson, Helen Dill (Robert), Dorothy, Inez, Aretta and Delores Furbert; special friends: Julia and Colin Washington and family, Debra and Delores, Pam, Joanie, John Eric Amaral and family, St. George’s Salvation Army Church Family, colleagues from K.E.M.H. and M.A.W.I. and other relatives and friends, to numerous to mention.A Memorial Service and Wake will be held at a later date


Keita Racquel Neah Wilson


A Homegoing service for  Ms. Keita Racquel Neah Wilson , beloved daughter of the late Theophilus David  and Edith Agnes May Wilson-Wilkinson (nee Simons), loving mother to Ahriá Simons, Sachiel Ming , sister to Steve , Ivan , Kavin and Maurice Wilson , Andrei and Vaughn Simons, Olive Brown (Earl), Roslyn Wilson, Patricia McCarter, Lorranda Kae Wilson Drake (Omar), Janelle Parsons , granddaughter of the late David and Agnes Wilson, the late Stuart and Dorothy Simons in her 46th year of #26 Friswell’s Hill Pembroke will be held at Heritage Worship Centre , Church on Wednesday , March 18th ,2020 at 3pm  Interment will follow the service at St Johns Church  Cemetery.There will be no viewings  Lovingly remembered by nephews; Shawn Albouy, Richard Wilson, Darren Francis, Nyasanu Wilson, Aswad Wilson, Tau Wilson, Jahmon Wilson, Zikomo McCarter, Earlston Brown, Owen Brown, Ando Wilson, Domico Coddington, Stevon Lightbourne, Andwele Simons, Jacqui Simons, Ande Simons, Kito Simons, Eshams Drake,Nieces; Kiawana Frost, Aziza Welch, Akilah Wilson, Patrice Brown, Nkosazana Wilson, Jahmeekah Wilson, Juleka Wilson, Zalikah McCarter, Kei’Vaughnae Simons, Kiandra Simons, Suhayla Drake, Great Nephews;Delente Frost, Ahmir Wilson, M’Taio Wilson, Zhayo McCarter, Karter Pringle, Ari Wilson, Savio Wilson , Kairo Jones, Ando Wilson, Nando Wilson, Manuel Wilson, Christian Albouy, Mikiel Thomas, Alondro Albouy, Maazi Lightbourne, Coa Coddington, Ako Coddington, Karter Simons,Great Nieces;Sadia Wilson, Reyne Frost, Ahnaj Hill, London Hill, Alyis Saltus, Ny’Ashia Ferguson-Wilson, Pria Wilson, Alitha Wilson, McKenzie Simons, Ariah Simons, Mila Simons, Starr Smith, Nya Smith,Great Great Niece; Cassia Frost,Uncles,Crowther Wilson, Alfred Wilson, Samuel Wilson (All Deceased),Aunts;Iris Wilson, Edith Murphy-Tucker (All Deceased)


Loise Pauline Paynter


A Homegoing service for Loise Pauline Paynter, beloved wife of the late Lewis Paynter, loving mother of Lewis and Derick Paynter, Christine Paynter and Donna Kelly (Robert), in her 88th year of # 4 Water Loo Lane Wellington St. Georges will be held at Wellington Baptist Church, St. Georges on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm.Interment will follow the service at St. Peter’s Cemetery.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Wellington Baptist Church, St. Georges on Monday, March 16, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Donnelle, Teresa, Tonya, Shericka, Chelsea, Shakira and Robyn; great-grands: Nasya, Sativa, Kearje, Shameir, Seriwa, Sejah, Ai’yah, Kiori, Khyaz, Da’keo, Nash, Akeiri, Kash, Koa, Kaceo; adopted grandchildren: Jamico Smith, Brittany Smith and Chikobe Lynch;  sisters-in-law: Mavis Ingemann, Winnie Paynter; special niece: Eudine Smith and many other nieces and nephews.Loise was predeceased by all her siblings: Arthur, Wilfred (Smitty), Hilton (Yorky), Kaiser, Edith Smith; grandson: Derick Paynter Jr.



Glenn Simmons


A Homegoing service for Glenn Kenneth (“Dingback”) Simmons, beloved Husband of Maxine Simmons, loving father of the late Damaine (“Butchie”) Simmons, Mahogany Bean, Glenice and Maxon Simmons, beloved son of the late Pearl and Aubrey Simmons, loving brother to Diane Hunt (late Harry), Donna Smith (Rudolph), the late Llewellyn, Wesley and Richard Simmons and Carlton (“Chalk”) Thayer and his beloved Bermuda Industrial Union, in his 68th year of 15 Upland Lane Devonshire, will be held at The Hamilton Seventh day Adventist Church, Sunday 15, 2020 at 2pm.Interment will follow the service at Emmanuel Methodist Church Cemetery, Southampton.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at St. Paul AME Church, Today, Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ONLY.Glenn is survived by his Aunts; Eleanor Smith and Marie Vickers.Nieces: Tyra Simmons, Marcia Drummond, Janice Mullings-George, Opal Grant and Shelley Riley; Nephews: Troy Smith, Harry Hunt, Sean Simmons, Tyrone Smith, Marco Drummond, Devere Dobbs, Raymond George and Steven Riley; Honorary daughter:Christine Bogle-Mienzer; Sisters in Law: Sherrill Montaque; Jayan Clarke, Magarett McLeach, Erica Uter, Kadeen Dobbs. Brothers in Law: Vivian (“Suitie”), Nehru, and Haniff Powell, Rae, Hilton, Vinroy and Keith Dobbs.40 great nieces and nephews, numerous cousins, godchildren, friends and colleagues with whom he loved.In Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the Glenn Simmons Youth Scholarship. (B.I.U)Colors are to be worn.