Obituaries » Sheila Y Straker-Drakes

Sheila Y Straker-Drakes

Burial Date July 30, 2020

Funeral Home Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services

Cemetery Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens

Church The Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens


Sheila Yvonne Straker-Drakes
aged 80, of Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church, formerly of Parkinson Field, The Pine, St. Michael and Brooklyn, New York, USA. You were truly surrounded by family and friends who lovingly adored you. We will miss you terribly but the Master called, so sleep peacefully until we meet again.

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Daughter of the late Hudson Belgrave and Maggie Straker;

Beloved wife of Lindsay Drakes;

Mother of Rawle, David, Linda and Oriel Straker (all of the USA);

Grandmother of Adrian, Jamal, Charles, Omari and Khalid Straker (all of the USA);

Great-grandmother of Gabrielle, Charles Jnr.,Cali, Marley and Cairo Straker (all of the USA);

Sister of Halda Foster, George Straker, Joan Sealy, Angela McNish, Shirley Jackson, Christopher and Colton Belgrave (both of the United Kingdom), Jean Belgrave and the late Beverly Ifill;

Aunt of the Foster and Sealy families;

Cousin of the Straker family (Flint Hall and Carrington Village, St. Michael and the USA);

Mother-in-law of Ingrid Straker and Michelle Duncan;

Sister-in-law of Marvo Straker, Betty and Hamilton Cadogan (both of the USA), Ianthie, Ryburn, Neville and Eversley Cadogan, the late Peggy and Barbara Cadogan;

Godmother of Shakenah and Christian Brewster, Tacara and Amir Gittens;

Relative of Deborah Francis, Sonia Harding and family and the Gill Family;

Friend of Shirley and Theophilus Wood (both of the United Kingdom), Eustrice and Oscar Best (both of the USA), Denise Charles and family, Marlene Scantlebury and family, Christopher Toussaint, Martin Bromes, Roderick Harding, Sophie and Leroy Waithe, Sandra and Ralph Hinds, Eudine Daniel, Cerlene Perch, Stacia Brewster, Karen and Marlon Gittens, Erlene Ambrose, Stephanie Walker and many others.

A Service of Worship and Praise celebrating the life of Sheila Yvonne Straker-Drakes will take place on Friday July 31, 2020 at the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10.00 am, with the interment immediately following in the Frangipani Lawns.

Viewing of Sheila’s body will take place on Thursday July 30, 2020, from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm at the Lodge Road Wesleyan Holiness Church, Lodge Road, Christ Church and on Friday July 31, 2020 at The Chapel of Coral Ridge from 9.00 am until the start of service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.

The service and interment will be streamed live on Friday from 9.45 am on

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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