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Elmar Leoncine Gumbs Dies at 107

Elmar “Mealy” Leoncine Gumbs of Anguilla, age 107, died on Nov. 18 at her residence.
She is predeceased by her husband, George “Judge” Anderson Gumbs; and siblings: Ulrica, Maude, Jim and Matthew Brooks, Nancy Richardson and Sarah George.
She is survived by sons: George, James, William “Carlston,” Oliver “Shaff,” Thomas, Crispin, Julian “JB” and Alfred Gumbs; daughters: Edna Brooks and Mary Gulston(deceased); sons-in-law: Bernard Brooks and Tobi Gulston; daughters-in-law: Elizabeth, Margret, Eunice, Norma, Doreth, Bernice and Mary Gumbs; nieces: Claudette Carty, Kathleen Arridel, Regna and Elaine(deceased) Richardson, Bernice Hill and Josie-Ann Barry; nephews: Stanley, Arthur and Cecil George, Neville and Ronnie Richardson and Crispin Bruce; grandchildren: Eldred Gumbs, Caren Fahie, Tessa Terpignan, Leonard (deceased), Elvis, Rene, Louis and Commealia Brooks, Vincent Gumbs, Sharon Fuertes, Lauren, Byron, Charlene and Shirley Gumbs; Sherman, Lyndon Lawrence and Sherna Gumbs, Sherilyn Cadette, Delva Gumbs-Turnbull, Judith Gumbs-Victor, Gary, Franklyn, Carvin, Averly and Margrata Gumbs, Geraldine Brooks, Monique Robinson; Luvencia Hodge, Joanne Connor, Juel and Desmond Proctor, Quemby Levons, Orin and Sherika Gumbs, Alcenda, Citrina and Alister Gumbs, Desiree Thelusma, and Tara, Amin and Tamera Gumbs.
She is also survived by her great-grandchildren: Gillian Brooks, Lenroy and Elrado Brooks, Tasita Doumassi, Leonard Brooks Jr., Fatima and Rolph Brooks, Winifred Brooks, Tashara, Shermarie, Mopenda, Omari, Orlandi and Akeem Brooks (deceased), Deja Turnbull, Juwan and Jamaal Victor, Xavier and Brianna Fuertes; Dennis Jr., Malachi and Syann Green, Shikea Johnson, Taiche, Sherman Jr., Brandon, Rosana, Milo, Ella, Tasha, Ashimo, Aaliyah, Keon, Kenyon, Ahmad, Brian, Sari, Naahman and Damahya Gumbs, Nyah and Leah Cadette, Ajene Lake, Melisa Mathias, Terencia Richardson, Corey Hodge, Kirwin and Javeal Brooks,Tiffany Davis, Nicole, Thelma, Trisha and Rochelle Robinson, Jayden and Gabrielle Thelusma, and Sean Smith Jr.; great- great grandchildren: Alianna McDuffie, Leeshara, Leeshanti, Leeniea and Leeshaun Gumbs, Jahnai Leonard, Jamal and Devani Brooks, D’ Andre Bell, Jamyra and Jameia Todman and Ajenique Lake.
A viewing will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel. A second viewing will be held at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home.

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