The family of Myrna Yvonne Leach regrets to announce her passing at her home in St. Thomas on Thursday, November 30, 2017. She was 78.
Tributes will begin at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, with services to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on First Avenue in Estate Thomas. There is no burial.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Kathleen E. Griffin, and her husband, Colin Leach. Among her family members are her daughters, Denise J.Y. Martin and Gynah N. Guishard, Henry; grandchildren, Taim Gooding, Taida Gooding, Hassan Richards, Yuri Richards, and Shernelle Henry; great-grandchildren, Tai “Brie” Winslow and G’Yonni SaBelle Richards; son-in-law, J. Jemmerson Henry; sisters, Violet Griffin-Walwyn and Vera Griffin-Manchester; brothers, James Lascelles Martin, Ernest Griffin, Norris Griffin, John Griffin, Douglas Griffin, Melville Griffin, and Anthony Griffin; aunts, Carmen Scarborough, Ruth Adams, and Georgette Martin; sisters-in-law, Dottily Martin (deceased), Edelita Griffin (deceased), Olivia Griffin, Joan Warner-Griffin, Alicia Griffin, Brenda Griffin, and Aliccia Griffin; brother-in-law, William Walwyn, Sr. and Cosbert Manchester; nieces, Amorelle Crossley, Cha’Les Martin, Tessa Walwyn, Gigianna Griffin, Monique Griffin, Tricia Griffin, Brittany Griffin, Keriise Manchester, Bianca Munns, Ajobi Hodge, Tanya Buchanan, Keriise Griffin-Marner, and Akia Enriquez; nephews, Cleon Martin, Kevin Martin, William Walwyn Jr., Mark Walwyn, Kenny Mills, Jermaine Griffin, Sean Griffin, Shane Griffin, Jevon Manchester, Ian Mitchell, Larone Creque, Douglas Griffin Jr., Melville Griffin Jr., Anthony Theron Griffin, Akeem Griffin, Antoinne Griffin, Andrew Griffin and Asa Griffin; devoted cousin, Richard “Junior” Martin and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
In lieu of flowers, checks may be made payable to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for its soup kitchen, which feeds persons who are homeless and in need.