Mellis Ernesta Blackman nee Nurse

Sunrise: 13th January 1940 | Sunset: 31st October 2021

Affectionately known as “Mel” late of Byde’s Mill, St. George

Retired employee of Carrington Estate

Daughter of the late Lillian and George Nurse

Widow of Kelvin Leroy Blackman

Mother of Patricia, Michael, Caroline Nurse, Alrine, Lemuel, Meldine, Rupert, Gail, Anthea, Anderson and Dale Blackman

Grandmother of 45

Great-grandmother of 45

Great-great-grandmother of seven

Sister of Oscar Nurse, Monica Thompson, the late Cleave, Charles and Joseph Nurse

Relative of the Blackman, Crichlow, Nurse, Jones, Henry, Smart, Murray, Greenidge, and Forde families

The cortege will leave Basil Hinds Funeral Service, Workman’s, St. George on Tuesday 16th November 2021 at1:15pm for St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Brighton, St. George, where relatives and friends are asked to meet for a Graveside Service of Thanksgiving at 3:00pm, followed by the interment.

Viewing of the body will take place on said Tuesday under the tent from 2:00pm until the start of the Service

Floral tributes will be accepted at the graveside.

The family invites you to view the service at

Condolences may be sent to

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Basil Hinds Funeral Service

Flowers | Balloon Parting | Elegy | Music Therapy | Memorial Candle | Musical Tribute