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Eglantine Anna Williams Dies

Eglantine Anna Williams Dies
Eglantine Anna Williams
Eglantine Anna Williams

Eglantine Anna Williams was born in St. Joseph, Dominica, on July 27, 1943, and passed away on July 7, 2023.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Josephine and Edney Prosper; and siblings: Gibson Prosper, Marjorie Benjamin, Imbert Prosper, Eloncia Prosper, Magdaline Serrant, Flora Prosper and Boyee Prosper.

She is survived by siblings: Irma Lewis, Neville Prosper, Eulalie Ferrara and Edinia Prosper; husband, Michael Williams Sr.; son, Michael Williams, MD; daughter-in-law, Kay Williams; stepchildren: Francis Williams and Dawn Dukar;  grandchildren: Mikaejah Williams, Michael Williams III, Ryan Constable, Kayah Pemberton, Kirtley Pemberton, Nichole, Ciara and Josiah Williams; and nieces: Kyle, Toni, Nichole, Masslyn, Cecilia, Jeanine, Anthea, Verna, Theresa, Paula and Joann.

She is also survived by nephews:  Anthony, Philbert, Daryl, Douglas, Emanuel, Derron, Kelvin, Vaughn, Ray, Derrick, Vincent, Neville Jr., Wayne, Jerry, Imbert and others too numerous to mention. Family members include Joan Pascal, godson, Kennedy Pascal, Alverna Gabriel (aka sister), Harry Gabriel, Hilma Lois, Vilna Paul, Thora Riviere, Lorraine Mathew, Lila Joseph and Cynthia Carbon; and other family members who include the Williams, Riviere, Adams, Romain and Prosper families.

Other survivors include special friends: Carol and Kelvin Dover, Loblack family, Gabriel family, Smith family, and Romain family, Jean Jacques family, Abigail Casey, Arthur and Sharmaine Stapleton, GiGi and Pamela Powel, sister White, Claudet Jolly, Ferney, Lydia, Gilbert Commissiong MD, The Dilly D’ Alley staff, The Maranatha and the City Community Service and Choir members.

Eglantine Williams best known as Anna emigrated to St. Thomas in the 1960s.  She worked as a cook at UVI until the late early 1980s and with Frenchie’s catering.  She then worked at Dilly D’ Alley for many years.  Anna served as a deaconess at the Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church until her death.  Anna leaves a legacy of service to include feeding the hungry and the homeless, and caring for those who were sick and disabled.

Funeral arrangements are as follows.

There will be a first viewing held from 4-6 p.m., Aug. 2, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.

A second viewing will be held at 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, at Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy to the family may be made online at www.turnbullsfuneralhomevi.com. Professional services have been entrusted to Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services., 3815 Crown Bay Ste 10 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802.