Ismay Pemberton Dies at 97

Ismay Pemberton

Ismay Pemberton, also known as “Ms. Pemo,” of Joseph E. Terrace died on Monday, May 8. She was 97 years old.

She is survived by her daughters: Elsa Wattley and Camalita Testimark; grandchildren: Carmen Wattley Johannes, Elvis Wattley, Earl Wattley, Elsie Baker and Beverly Joseph; great-grandchildren: Alex Wattley, Anthony Wattley, Shavonne Johannes, Krystal Wattley, Kristin Wattley, Krysanne Wattley, Ketisha Iles, O’Dani Evans and Ashley Wattley; and great-great-grandchildren: K’Vone Camacho, J’Kwon Camacho, K’Mauri Camacho, ReyKwon Watson, Azariyah Iles, Joshua Williams, Anaiah Wattley and Zaheim Metellus.

She is also survived by granddaughters-in-law: Louisa Wattley, Brendalee Wattley and Davia King; nieces: Margareat Webb, Iris Hodge, Violet Williams, Wilma Simon, Louise Romney, Julia Halbert, Linda Hanley, Geraldine Zulli and Annette Morton; and nephews: Vincent Halbert, Samuel Halbert, Paul Halbert, Kenneth Halbert, Irvin Halbert, Rupert Halbert, Benson Morton, Emerson Morton, Leroy Morton and Franklin Morton.

Other survivors include godchild, Dahlia Brown Romney; special friends: Ms. Brown, Heather Greene, Ruthann Greene, Boodhoo and other friends at Joseph E. James Terrace and St. John’s Anglican Church Daughters of the King; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 26, at St. John’s Anglican Church. Interment will follow at St. John’s Anglican Church Yard.

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