Joyce Doreen Gibson née Gilkes – aged 92, of Austin Drive, Lodge Hill Landing Scheme, Eden Lodge, St. Michael, faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and retired Cook at the School Meals Department. We called you mum with pride and our lives are now richer because of your guidance.
We thank you and pray your rest will be a peaceful one.
Wife of the late Kenrick Gibson;
Mother of Monica, Patsie, Carlos, Deidre, Anthony and Eric Gilkes and Jasmay King;
Adoptive mother of Heather Turton;
Grandmother of Anderson, Carol, Chetwyn, Denise, Asheena, Fidel and Cheryl Gilkes, Jamar Morris, Mareene Beckles, Juann Gibbs, Caswell Gilkes-Parris, Sueann Gilkes-Smith, Erleen Gilkes-Beckles and fourteen others;
Great-grandmother of Tashira Beckles, Aricia Gibbs, Malika, Shamaya, Tamara and Tianna-Marie Gilkes, Bianca Jordan and thirty-four others;
Great-great-grandmother of five;
Sister of Kelvin Archer and the late Vashti Brome;
Aunt of Kenmore Brome and Harriet Pierce;
Mother-in-law of Rhonda and Angela Gilkes;
Relative of Sergeant Seibert Johnson (Barbados Police Service), the Gilkes, Johnson, Brome, Pierce, Archer and West families;
Friend of Olga Walkes, Carol Mascoll and many others.
A Service of Worship and Praise celebrating the life and work of Joyce Doreen Gibson née Gilkes will take place on Thursday January 06, 2022 at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, President Kennedy Drive, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10.00 am.
The cortege will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.
Her body will repose for viewing on Wednesday January 05, 2022 at Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services from 3.30 pm until 5.30 pm and on Thursday at the Church from 9.00 am until the start of the Service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.
No mourning colours by special request.
The service and interment will be streamed live on Thursday from 9.45 am on
If desired, e-mails of condolence or tributes may be directed to the family to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to (246) 418-0879 or 262-8745.
FINAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE IN THE CARE AND TRUST OF JO-ANNE JONES FUNERAL SERVICES AND PRE-ARRANGEMENT CENTRE LTD., “CLOVELLY”, WELCHES, CHRIST CHURCH.