Funeral Service for the late Christopher Melchoir Francis Sr., aged 85 years, ofDavis Street, Oaks Field, will be held on Sunday August 25th 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. Officiating will be Archbishop The Most Rev’d Drexel Gomez assisted by Rev. Canon Warren A. Rolle and Rev. Fr. James B. Moultrie. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Predeceased by his WIFE: Sally; PARENTS: Melchoir and Dulciena Francis; SIBLINGS: Raleigh Francis, Sr., Delores Ingraham and Delroe Lecky; NIECES: Vivienne Barrett and Moira Dean.
Left to mourn his precious memories are his CHILDREN: Christal Francis, Christopher Francis, Jr. (Marzelle), Francis I. Francis (Sharon), Michelle Murray (Bertram, Jr.), Monique Thompson (Patrick, Sr.), Bridget Butler (Perez) and Adopted Son: Dominic (Tia) Barrett; GRAND CHILDREN: Christan (Jovonne) and Patrick Pratt, Marvin, Mark and Dr. Franshon Francis, Brandon (Carly), Byron and Bertram III, Murray, Peron and Paige Butler, Alexandria Thompson, Tre, Dominic, Jr. and Taij Barrett, and Chenara (Quinton) Carey; GREAT GRAND CHILDREN: Christiane and Christof Pratt, Mya, Amara, Marvin, Jr. and Marlisha Francis, Riley-Faye Murray, Quinton, Jr. Qaio, Quinae and Qailan Carey; SISTERS; Evangeline McGill, Edna Gooden, Florinda Smith and Alvery “Audrey” Smith; ADOPTED BROTHER: Wellington (Sheryl) Johnson; SISTERS-IN-LAW: Catherine Francis, Dianne Dean, Rosemary Powell, Cleo Williams, Janet McDonald and Thelma Saunders; BROTHERS-IN-LAW: Dudley Powell, William “Billy” and Patrick Saunders; NIECES: Denese (Leroy) Clare, Denise Ingraham-LaRue and Deborah Ingraham, Sarina Gooden, Dawn Francis, Uchi Pinder, Torkell Dean-Smith, Brenda Thompson, Linda Cargill, Cecile and Dr. Terecita Dean, Jewette Wisdom, Sharon Thompson, Kim Minnis-Collie, Sandy Wilson, Janice Taylor, Jasmine Collie, Sharice Colebrooke, Deborah Thomas, and Shawna McDonald; NEPHEWS: Mark (Jan) and Matthew (Eulie) Lecky, Calvin, Jr. and Brian McGill, Wesley (Margo) Ingraham, Eloy (Pam) and Terry (Kay) Gooden, Anthony, Carlton and Errol Smith, Raleigh, Jr.(Kendalette), Demetrius and Melchoir Francis, Tyler Dean, Drs. Laurian and Agustin Dean, Kent and Trevor Sands, Dwayne Albury, Dave Percentie, Dwayne and Marlon Powell, Maurice and Jeffery Williams, Samuel McDonald, Jr. and Michael Saunders; OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS: Mrs. Geraldine Brown and family, Mrs. Marie Cooper, Mrs. Leslie Fox, Grace Douglas and family, Family of the late Bruce Francis, Family of the late Iris Colebrooke, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Knowles, Mariletta Butler and family, Meta Bethel and family, Mavis Edgecombe-Tinker and family, Evangeline Penn and family, Cynthia Conyers, Mr. and Mrs. Wycliff Albury, Vernon Wilkinson, Cory Francis, Nehemiah Francis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Winder, Family of the late Edith Coakley, Family of the late Godfrey Francis, Pastor Henry Francis and family, the entire Francis, Brennen, Wilkinson, Winder and Gomez families, Marjorie Russell and family, George and Phillip Collymore and families, Family of the late Thaddeus Wilson, Family of the late Rowena Thompson, Mr. George Murray and family, Bertram and Emeline Murray and family, Wilfred (Joyce), Kipling (Cora), and Don Butler and families, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mott, Mr. Stanley Pratt, Ruth and Jared Albury, Ms. Jeanine Weech-Gomez, Mr. Warren ”Doc” Thompson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cartwright and family, Winston “Tappy” Davis and family, Mrs. Mariletta Bethel and family, Ms. Patricia Minnis, The Sharma family, Paul Symonette and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Minnis and family, The family of the late Margaret Claridge, Mr. and Mrs. Justin Roberts and family, Family of the late Pearl Turnquest, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Major, Mrs. Florinda Bastian and family, Mrs. Delores Hanna and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Joseph and family, Mrs. Zoe Galanis and family, Charles Clarke and family, Delores Nottage and Family, Florinda Woodside and family, Elaine. Eleanor and Betty Butler, Tanya Levarity-Pratt, Mrs. Vylma Thompson-Curling, Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Bannister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bullard, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Simmons, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dean and family, Mr. Rudolph Stubbs, Mr. Felix Stubbs, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Ken O’Brien, Mr. Neil O’Brien, Rudolph Dorsette and family, The family of the late Lloyd Toppin, The family of the late Ralph Wood, Mrs. Vivian Francis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Seymour and family, Mrs. Thelma Knowles, Mr. Dillith Nairn and family, Ms. Ida Farrington and family, Mrs. Dien Bailey and family, Ms. Shirley Adderley and family, Dr. Philip Larramore, Dr. Darbrielle Hunt-Burrows, Mr. Clayvon Leonard and family, The entire Oakes Field and Ft. Fincastle Communities, Archbishop Laish and Mrs. Boyd, Archbishop Drexel and Mrs. Gomez, Fr. Warren and Mrs. Rolle, Fr. I. Ranfurly and Mrs. Brown, Fr. James and Mrs. Moultrie and the entire St. Agnes Church family, especially the Anglican Church Men and the Usher Board members, Monsignors Alfred Culmer and Simeon Roberts, The St. Joseph Church family, The Management and Staff of: The Water and Sewage Corporation, The Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Cititrust (Bahamas) Limited and Queen’s College. The Staff and Administration of Accident and Emergency at The Princess Margaret Hospital. If we have inadvertently omitted you, please forgive us; St. Christopher and St. Francis – Pray for Christopher Melchoir Francis, Sr.
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium #44 Nassau Street on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the Church on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until service time.