Rita Arletta Linton nee Forde

Aged 73, late of Sandford, St. Philip

Retired Currency Officer, Central Bank of Barbados

Daughter of the late Richard and Duchess Forde (St. Kitts)

Widow of Hutson R. Linton Esq

Beloved Mother of Kim C. Linton (Youth Commissioner, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment)

Sister of the late Jane Rosetta Richards (Curacao)

Aunt of Violet, Ivy, Bronte, Carlton, George, Juliet, Cenaida and Marva (all of the Netherlands, Curacao, and Aruba), Eric Gibson, Shernelle Broomes-Carter, Safiya Broomes-Graham (Canada), Lynda Weekes-Taylor, Juliette Bascom (USA) and many others.

Niece of Eugene, Carlton, Edward, Seymour and Courtney Forde

Cousin of Mrytle Layne, Cobin Hinds, Sonia Nurse, Bernard Cumberbatch, Coleen Pitt (UK), Joan Zimmerli, Angela and Brenda Forde and many more.

Mother-in-Law of Benita Linton (Olga Millar Nursery)

Sister-in-Law of Henderson, Sherville (Fonnie), Roy (Ritchie) the late Tyson Linton, Pamela Samuel, the late Judith Broomes and others

Daughter-in-Law of the late Carlton and Lorraine Linton of Lucas Street, St. Philip

Godmother of Kara Newsam (Sagicor Life Inc.), Gail Basom (NYC) and Deborah Cave

Relative of the Forde, Richards, Roach, Hutchenson, Panneflek, Williams, Williams, Winklaar, Maduro and Edgehill families

Cherished friend of Juliette Fenty, Coral Antrobus, Octavia Gibson, Muriel Lovell, the late Cordel Holder and others

The funeral of the Rita Arletta Linton nee Forde leaves L.E. Smith Funeral Home, St. Michael’s Row, Bridgetown on Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 1:15pm for the St. Philip Parish Church where invited relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00pm for a Service of Thanksgiving, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

Join the family via livestream at https://lesmithfunerals.live/RitaLinton

Floral tributes should be delivered to the L.E. Smith Funeral Home no later than 1:00pm on Tuesday.

The body will repose for viewing at the Grande Salle, Central bank of Barbados, Church Village, St. Michael on Monday 8th November 2021 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Condolences may be sent to lesmithfuneralhome@gmail.com

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