In Loving Memory

Gone But Not Forgotten

"Gone but not forgotten, although we are apart. Your spirit lives within us, forever in our hearts"

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MIRIAM McKENZIE

Miriam McKenzie

Mrs Miriam Mckenzie It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs Miriam McKenzie. Mrs McKenzie started attending our day service in 2013 and established herself as a firm favourite with her quick wit and jokes on the minibus ride home. She enjoyed going on centre trips to other centres, the theatre and especially enjoyed the seaside trips At Christmas time it was not unusual to hear her say “dis is fa you” as she thrusted a bottle of her home made sorrel into your hands. She liked playing bingo, cards dominoes and the biblical quizzes. She always willing to give things a go and became a member of our day care choir and regularly took part in our gentle exercise classes. A traditional lady of the Caribbean her food likes included sweet potato green banana and yam and she loved knitting and sewing. She was a popular member of our day care family and she will be sadly missed by us all at West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre.

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Andrea Ryan

ANDREA RYAN

Andrea was a tireless worker within our home care division playing the dual role of hands on care worker delivering personal care and support to vulnerable people in the local community of Sandwell and Birmingham aswell as senior care supporting care workers with the benefit of her experience. A dedicated caring social care professional who will be sadly missed. She leaves behind children and grandchildren.

To make a donation in Andrea's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/1223

Vernal Campbell

VERNAL CAMPBELL

Vernal saw the African Caribbean Centre as somewhere worth fighting for. Vernal attended our day care enjoyed playing dominoes and up to his passing enjoyed our community meals. He was thankful for the services we provided so much he left us a gift in will so we could continue providing health and social care support services to the community.

To make a donation in Vernal's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/1223

Daphne Francis

DAPHNE FRANCIS - Daphne attended our day care for many years and loved to engage in all our activities and was a member of our choir. She was very passionate about playing dominoes and would never miss a game. Daphne worked as a professional caterer in a old people's care home and children's home and enjoyed cooking. One of her sayings was "Manners & Respect" will get you far.

To make a donation in Daphne's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/12235

Thelma Cohen

THELMA COHEN - Thelma was one of our loyal 'drop in' clients who attended the day care on a regular basis. Thelma was very passionate about the centre and would always be the first to volunteer on behalf of the clients to go to any meetings or gatherings we had involving promoting or sustaining the work we do at the centre. Thelma was a trained nurse and spent over 30 years working for the NHS.

To make a donation in Thelma's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/1223

Mr Lloyd Downer

Mr Lloyd Downer - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr Lloyd Downer a much loved member of our day service. Despite suffering health problems in later life Mr Downer was a regular attender of our service and participated in activities including the exercise classes and he loved nothing more than playing a competitive game of dominoes against his loving wife Lil and her friend Maisie. He was a well respected member of our group and being a man of god Mr Downer was regularly called upon to say grace before we ate lunch. You will be sadly missed by us all. Our thoughts go out to Lil and the rest of the family.

To make a donation in Lloyd's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/12235

Daphne Edwards 2

DAPHNE EDWARDS - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing one of our long-time supporter and volunteer Daphne Edwards. Who passed away on 18th August 2020. Daphne first connected with us when she would visit her mother Pearl Stewart who attended our day service. After Pearl's passing Daphne decided to become a regular volunteer stimulating and supporting the vulnerable older people. Daphne announced the bingo, supported the bible quizzes came on trips and our mini holidays as well as helping with feeding. She maintained high standards throughout the 13 years as a volunteer and will be sadly missed by us all at West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre.

To make a donation in Daphne's memory click on the link - https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/12235

Simeon Roberts

Simeon Roberts - Simeon was a long time member of our day service. Simeon formed a close friendship with Garth Roye (RIP) and they always came to the day centre together . Despite failing health, Simeon always tried his best to take part in activities and was extremely polite and grateful for the support he received.

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Venda Daley

Venda Daley

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Lloyd Fletcher

Lloyd Fletcher

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Hyacinth Lyn Walters

Hyacinth "Lyn" Walters

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Rupert Knight

Rupert Knight

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Luther Allen

Luther Allen

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Henry Palmer

Henry Palmer

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Lucinda McDermott

Lucinda "Aunt Lou" McDermott

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Jarretta Senior

Jarretta Senior

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Nietz Darby

Nietz Darby

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Alan Hamilton

Alan Hamilton

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Wilfred Bennett

Wilfred "Willie" Bennett

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Vincent Bell

Vincent Bell

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Mr Jackson

Mr Jackson

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Ronald Beckford

Ronald Beckford

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Ida Richards

Ida Richards

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Mrs Henry

Mrs Henry

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Edward Wedderburn

Edward Wedderburn

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Hubert Forbes

Hubert Forbes

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Victoria Cameron

Victoria Cameron

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Betty Lowe

Betty Lowe

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Garth Roye

Garth Roye

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