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Alvyn Ellis

Burial Date February 17, 2018

Funeral Home Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services

Cemetery Christ Church Cementry

Church Cathedral Church of Jerusalem


Alvyn Ellis
Aged 77, known to many as “Ta” or “Sleepy” of Silver Sands, Christ Church, former Senior Line Crewman of the Barbados Telephone Company.  Giving good service was your daily duty and you transferred and instilled this discipline in every aspect of your life in shaping, molding and building character in us. We will miss you but take your rest in peace. 

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Son of: The late Violet Simpson and Peter Jones;

Husband of: Myrtle “Molly” Ellis;

Father of: Victrine Gale (G4S), Jenitha Ellis (Chickmont Foods), Kate-Ann Ellis (USA), Stephenson Ellis (Germany) and The late Trevor Ellis and Gregory Bourne;

Grandfather of: Lea-Anne, Jason, Remario, Arnold, Jimmie and James Ellis, Kemo, Aliyah and Kaliyah Callender;

Great-grandfather of: Four;

Brother of: Desvine Simpson and Joycelyn Massiah (both of the USA), Loletia Bowen, Stella Brathwaite, The late Lawrence Ellis and Ercil Vaughn;

Uncle of: Narria Simpson, Joy-Ann Massiah and Sandrene Odom (all of the USA), David and Sandra Ellis, Michelle Yorrick and Many others;

Brother-in-law of: Nickelous, Carmen and Annette Bourne, Marvalita Howard and Lanita Ellis (all of the USA) and Ekins Bourne;

Father-in-law of: Angelika Ellis (Germany), James Gale and Nigel Gooding;

Relative of: The Ellis Simpson;

Trotman: Gaskin, Harris and King families;

Friend of: Bentley, Verna McGeary, Former Colleagues of the Barbados Telephone Company Ltd. and Many others;

The life and work of Alvyn Ellis will be remembered and celebrated in a Thanksgiving Service on Saturday February 17, 2018 at the Cathedral Church of Jerusalem, Ealing Grove, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1.00 pm. The cortege will then proceed to the Christ Church Cemetery for the interment.  

His body will repose for viewing on Saturday from 12.00 noon until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.

If desired, e-mails of condolence or tributes may be directed to the family to or by phone to (246) 418-0879 or 262-8745.


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