The family of Miriam Editha “Wintonia” Williams is saddened to announce her passing on May 24.
Miriam was born July 3, 1951, on the island of Dominica. She moved to St. Thomas, USVI, in 1991. She was a hardworking mother and caring friend who is deeply missed.
Miriam is survived by her son, Juslyn Bonnie Sharplis; daughters: Marva Sharplis and Valerie Registe; grandchildren: Teddy Telemaque, Kevin Christmas, Chase and O’neil Walsh, Duran, Ebonnie, Shyhim and Jjhany Sharplis, and Vanessa Lewis; great-grandchildren: Shernique Jade-d, Shadisa, Shadon and Chasen Walsh, Lucus Sharplis and Ezra Woodham; and brother, Kenneth Williams.
She is also survived by sisters: Noralyn Prince, Lethie Castor, Eva Marigold Williams, Tilda Henry, Izerene Williams and Jane St. Amie; special nieces: Marilyn Joseph and Nadine Paul; special nephew, Carl Phillip; special friends: Cecilia Telemaque and family, Helena Joseph, Maria Benjamin, Helen Richards, Nicholson Cuffy, Carr Forbes and family and Lyria Freeman; as well as many more relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Relatives and friends are invited to the first viewing from 3-5 p.m., Thursday, June 10, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a service at 10 a.m., Friday, June 11, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and public health guidance, masks or facial coverings must be worn at all gatherings.