Relatives and friends are respectfully advised of the passing of Janet E. Gumbs on June 19, 2019, at the age of 82.

The first viewing will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. The second viewing will be held Friday, July 12, 2019, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church from 9 to 10 a.m. The service will immediately follow at 10 a.m. Interment is at the Western Cemetery No. 1.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Dale “Meathead” Brown Sr. and Keithley “Addie” Joseph.

She was survived by her sons, Lawrence “Barka” Gumbs and Milton Smith Sr.; adopted son, Alfred “Chicken” Williams; grandsons, Dale Brown Jr., Jason Blyden, Milton Smith Jr., Michael Smith Sr., Glen Joseph, Shawn Joseph, Rashan Joseph; granddaughters, Delyndale Brown, Dalese Brown, Dalcia Brown, Carissa Douglas, Miltonia Smith, Michole Smith, Chrischelle Smith, Kenica Smith, Kimiesha Dyer; great-grandchildren, Damain Brown, Daliah Brown, E’Elena Brown, Desiree Brown, Dytoyah Brown, Danneja Andrade, Tyrone Donovan Jr., Dytisha Donovan, J’Aresha Blyden, J’Adinae Blyden, J’Asirah Herman, J’Aniyah Swanston, J’Anasia Blyden, J’Azinique Swanston, Eden Smith, Mayesha Ramirez, Myialoha Ramirez, Jesus Ramirez Jr., Mechelle Ramirez, Michael Smith Jr., Shyla Smith, Brooklynn Biglow, U’Riyah Biglow, Mal’Akhi Biglow, Joshua Wimberly, Jah’Myah Colhourne, Jah-Ny Spears, Jahlayah Spears, Rochelle Williams, Christopher Smith, Nyvia Joseph, Bryce Joseph, Emani Joseph; daughters-in-law, Diana “Inca” Gumbs, Erica Smith, Mildred Joseph; aunt, Ianthe Gumbs-Thomas; brothers/sisters, Juanito Benjamin, Eric Benjamin, Ivan Freeman, Roy Blake, Vancito Gumbs, Julio Gumbs, Marion Peters and Gladys Todman; brothers-and sisters-in-law, Eston Todman Sr., Phyllis Benjamin, Esther “Rose” Benjamin, Clarice Gumbs and Sandra Gumbs; godchildren, Kenneth Camacho, Kebo Challenger, Glory Challenger, Leroy Francis; nephews/nieces, Lorraine Niles, Anthonio, Carlos, Erica and Diane Benjamin, Keith, Ira, Hillis, Dwayne and Michael Benjamin, Derek, Clarinda “Olympia” and Edwena Freeman, Arlington and Lawrence Todman, Sandra Burell, Sherwin Blyden, Elesta, Justin, Kathleen and Amos Peters Jr., Bridget, Dwight, Mark, Kimberly and Kema Todman, Cheryl Hazlett and Dwight Nicholas; and other nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; extended family, Rita Gumbs, Ena Benjamin, Vashti Liburd, Vanico Hedrington, Edris Callwood and family, Yvonne Phillips, Eve Smith-Frett, Tanis Smith-Nelson, Alexis Donadelle-Newjahor, Wilton Donadelle, Linda Smith, Desiree Thomas-Neal, Gail Galloway, Kenneth Gittens, heirs of Theodore Turnbull, heirs of William Alfred Williams, heirs of Idalia Callwood, heirs of Lenora Dyer, heirs of Clarence Gumbs, heirs of Wilhelmina Gumbs, heirs of Esme Gumbs, Williams, heirs of Ianthe Thomas, heirs of Leslie Gumbs, heirs of Samuel Robinson, heirs of Albert Robinson, heirs of Edita Todman.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

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