Obituaries » Velda E Holder

Velda E Holder

Burial Date October 12, 2018

Funeral Home Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services

Cemetery Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens

Church Bethel Methodist Church


Velda Elaine Holder
aged 81, affectionately called “Mummy” of Golden Rock, Pinelands, St. Michael,
faithful member of Bethel Methodist Church, Bethel Wesley Guild, the Dorcas Society,
Women’s League, Care Fund Steward, Class Leader and the Bridgetown Emmaus Community. 

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“A Loving Heart and helping hands now at rest!”

You emulated Dorcas of old who gave of herself and her talents with love. No task was too great, neither distance too long. Your selflessness will never be forgotten and so we give God thanks for a job well done. May your rest be sweet and peaceful.

Daughter of The late Sybil Morris

Devoted mother of David Holder and Gregory Holder-Callender (both of the USA), Natalie S. Holder (Attorney-at-Law), Andrew Holder, The late Sheryl and Paul Holder and Ann Holder-Callender

Grandmother of Ke-Luc, Kimberley and Fiona Holder (all of the USA), Jamar and Kyle Holder-Callender, Jerome and Kevin Holder, Ricky Harding, Wade and Faith Hinds-Holder, Shanice, Chad and Curtis Payne

Great-grandmother of Keshmar Holder-Callender and Sixteen others

Sister of Jean Holder

Aunt of Anthony, Marlon and Natalie Holder and The late Richard Holder

Mother-in-law of Lisa Moore, Gaynelle and Margaret Holder                                               

Friend of Rev. Roslyn Harper-Johnson, Rev. Carol Taylor, Sylvia Harding, Rita Scantlebury, Arlette Austin, Gaylene Brathwaite, Barbara Peterkin, Barbara Foster, Dr. Jeanne Beckles, Sister Trotman, Cheryll Barrow, Yvette Hinds, The Beckles family and Others too numerous to mention.

A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving for the life and witness of Velda Elaine Holder will take place on Friday October 12, 2018 at Bethel Methodist Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2.00 pm.  The cortege will then proceed to the Flamboyant Lawns, Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

The Organist, members of the Church Choir, Women’s league and Dorcas Society are kindly asked to attend.

Her body will repose for viewing on Friday from 1.00 pm until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.

Monetary donations toward the Bethel Restoration Fund will be appreciated.

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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