District-9 Governor of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc. Mrs. Delva Gumbs-Turnbull, is the first generation of the Gumbs and Turnbull family to provide the Virgin Islands community and the larger Caribbean with excellence in funeral services. As a young lady emerging in the Virgin Islands, she always had a passion for funeral sciences, wherein she volunteered her services afterschool and then eventually became gainfully employed with a local funeral home upon returning home and graduating from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Services and the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medical Sciences. Mrs. Gumbs-Turnbull is a Licensed Mortician & Funeral Director and Facial Restoration Specialist, and has over 20 years of experience under her belt in Funeral Sciences and Administration. Also, she holds a designation as a Certified Funeral Service Provider and a Certified Crematory Operator, and a Certificate of Proficiency in HIV Primary Care. In addition to serving her community in a unique manner, Mrs. Gumbs-Turnbull serves as a mentor for youths, wherein she is currently working to develop an extensive regional outreach and youth program, which seeks to mold the youth of the Caribbean and the Virgin Islands that has shown a keen interest in the funeral industry; and to expand and further improve professional funeral services throughout the Caribbean. Mrs. Delva Gumbs-Turnbull continues to excel with unwavering enthusiasm and allegiance; she possesses remarkable characteristics.