Funeral Service for Mr. Vallance Washington Francis, age 72 years, of Duncombe Corpice, South Andros and formerly of Bullocks Harbour, Berry Islands, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday August 23rd, 2019, at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Baillou Hill and Wulff Roads. Officiating will be Rev’d Fr. Donald Kerr, assisted by other members of the Clergy. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive and Gladstone Road.
Vallance was predeceased by his wife: Joycelyn Wallace.
He is cherished by his: Children: Jason, Vallance Jr and Valencia Francis, Kirkland Forbes, Rochelle-Curry Thompson, Michelle-Walace Rolle and Lorna Winder; Adopted children: Winston, Anton and Jamel Jomez; Sons in law: Stephen Thompson and Lynden Rolle; Daughter in law: Donell Forbes; Grandchildren: Marine Seaman Scottdeaneo Rahming, Janell, Alexandria, Wyatt and Timia Francis, Aubrea Major, Lyndero Rolle, Anjelic and Rashante Thompson, Kadrian, Kenvano, Kashala, Kishnell and Kirkshia Forbes, Christian Saunders, Madison Reckely, Alvando and Duvall Rolle; Great grandchildren: Immanuel Gibson, Demetrius Small Jr, D’Jinae Rolle and Jermaine Moss Jr.; Brothers: Wavell and Wayde Francis; Sisters in law: Arabella Forbes, Cherly and Valeria Delancey, Marilyn Hepburn and Mildred Bethel; Nephews: Dwayne, Anthony and Birthrum Winder, Ralph, James and Brandy Francis, Jared and Orlando Forbes, Leading Seaman Javier Forbes; Thaddeus Jr, Travis Mcphee, Anthony WinderJr; Wavel Jr. and Winton Francis; Nieces: Denise Francis, Dorothy Hart, Andrea Francis, Melisa Francis, Jennifer Bethel, Wanda Newton, Yvelle Francis, Lyndell Francis Richardson,, Vernel Thaj, Angeline (Clifton) Goodman, Nicola (Everton) Coke, Gabrielle Colby, Tangy (Archie) Cartwright, Sonia and Indira Christie, Marcia Christie-Brown, Antonette, Leandra and Anthonique Winder; Other Relatives and Special Friends: Coco Cay Straw Market crew, Berry Island Family including the Rolle, Winders, Wallace, Knowles, Saunders and Deans Family, Thelma Thompson and Family, Rosevelt & Deserene Pollards, Rose, Susan Ferguson and family, Syblean Forbes and family, Rea Duncombe and Family, Johnny and Rowena Duncombe, The Family of Jacqueline Duncombe and FaWavel Jr. Winton Francismily, Bella Mae Saundes, Yvonne Lynes, Iona Sweeting, George Minnis, Aubrey Major and Family, Jason Duncombe and Family,, Stephanie Lynes and Family, Captain Moxey Shipping Crew, Ms. Lloyd, Mandel Rolle, Princey, Steve Forbes, Wendy Dean and Family, Daniel Skin, Archer Bar, Joe and Allin Swain, Don and Sandra Forbes, and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Cedar Crest Funeral Home and Crematorium Ltd, Robinson and Baillou Hill Roads on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until service time.