BLACKMAN-WARDLE – MERNON YVONNE, affectionately known as “Waple”, of Kew Road, Bank Hall, St. Michael, entered into rest on February 14, 2018. Daughter of the late Hadfield Blackman and the late Joseph Clarke. Widow of the late Lieutenant Commander Gerald Briggs. Mother of Deborah, Elvis and Tonia Blackman, Trudi Walters, Nadine Singh, Kim Alleyne, Marsha Rogers, Annalisa Briggs and the late Tyrone Blackman. Grandmother of Fernando, Sabrina, Jamella, Jamal, Timissa, Neisha, Trisha, Gabrielle, Kristen, Sara, Selima, Joshua, Kemar, Keziah, Dimitri, Khadija, Tiana, Torren, Mishka, Ella and the late Rico. Great-grandmother of 11. Sister of Loretta Alcide, Linus Gilliard and Hollene Meier. Beloved mother-in-law, aunt, and cousin. Relative of the Blackman, Odle and Newton families. Friend of many.
The funeral leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, for St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens for the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The body of the late Mernon Yvonne Blackman-Wardle will repose in the Colin Parkinson Memorial Chapel, Lyndhurst Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.