Gisselle Henry Francis, also known as “Momma G” of Estate Tipperary, Christiansted, St. Croix, died on Nov. 6. She was 76 years old.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverley Henry Pryor; sons: Oren Greene and Kamin Francis; grandchildren: Howard George, Janae Pryor, Candia Pryor, Mateo Hernandez, Tatania DeJesus, Chris Greene, Jaylan Greene and Justin Greene; great-grandchildren: Christian Greene, Jamaal Greene, Zoinna Greene, Dominique Greene, De’Ozion Greene, Shaelynn Moore, Stephen Moore and Shaedyn; sisters: Repurtha Christian-Ferrance, Matson Greene-Camacho, Ianthie Greene-Julion and Pevril Greene-Frederick;
She is also survived by brothers: Woodrow Greene and Chesley Greene; nieces: Donna Ferrance, Debbie Ferrance, Donna Manning-Baptiste, Joy Camacho, Holly Frederick, Kelly Frederick, Stacy Frederick, Rishina Penn-Williams, Amanda Hunt, Kamilah Greene, Khadijah Greene, Taliah Greene, Therese Mayers-Baker, Barbara Julion and Biann Julion-Creque; nephews: John Camacho, Shawn Ferrance, Andrew Edwards, Jesse Frederick, Kareem Greene, Alphonse Julion, Nnamdii Greene, Jahmal Greene, William Greene, Terrance Greene and Jeffery Greene;
More survivors are her uncle, Ellis Pant; daughter-in-law, Ashli Hearron-Greene; brothers-in-law: Peter Julion and Jerome Frederick; godchild, Jerose Nicholas; special friends: Maria Valmond and family, Cordie Hector, the Management and Staff of the Palms at Pelican Cove in Christiansted, Omar Rivera Castillo, George Martin, Carl Jones, Liston Georges, the friends and members of the Christiansted Seventh-day Adventist Church, Heleta Georges, friends and members of the Faith Moravian Church, and friends and members of the Foundation Ministries at Gallows Bay. Heleta George.
Other survivors include cousins and other relatives: Althea Maynard, Nellirose Jordan, Monique Matthew, Sharon Medina, Joycelyn (Norma) John, Nicole Francis, Vaun David, Raymond Gomes, Antonio Jordan, Leon Brian David, Shaquille Maynard, Daisymae Williams, Athurfield Ralph, Holton Williams, Carolie Hector, Fitzgerald Jarvis, Mendahlson Hector, Gwendolyn Soanes, Viola Adams, Mirna Williams and family, Rev. Ellis Paul, Wilshaw Stevens and Conrad Spencer; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.