Friends and relatives are advised of the death of Esther Rebecca Baptiste Saunders Faulkner on Oct. 20 at the age of 89.
Mrs. Faulkner is survived by her three children: Russell Saunders, Ruby Saunders and Cora Saunders; two grandchildren: Shawn Saunders and Scott Saunders; and sisters: Rosetta Milliner, Marianna Donovan and Aurora Donovan.
She is also survived by brothers-in-law: Michael Faulkner, Albert Murray, Albert Faulkner, Rudolph “Rudy” Faulkner and Rodney Faulkner; sisters-in-law: Raphalia Watson, Rita Williams and Ruby Piper; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and the church family at Calvary Baptist Church.
She was also a member of the Tuesday Bible Study Group led by Mrs. Doris Henneman and Pastor Prince, which included several friends.
Mrs. Faulkner was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Faulkner; her son, Clement Augustus Saunders Jr.; her sister, Alethia Baptiste; and her brother, Wilbert Baptiste.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the first viewing from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Celestial Chapel, Hurley Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Centers of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
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