Wife of Owen Ellington Shirley of 30 years lovingly carries her delightful grand daughter kye as the Greatful Hill Methodist Church stands in the background after funeral service and subsequent burial in the church yard of Kye’s great grandfather and Shirley’s father in law.
A crowd, conservatively put at 2500 spilled outside the standing room only church. Grief was quickly transformed into a somber mood as the Eulogy painted Boswell as a man who loved well, and was respected by his fellow persons.
Sun shades could not hide the outpouring of emotions as tears flowed copiously.
It was for me like the vision John had as the picture painted by him John the Apostle as recorded in the Book of Revelation 21 vs. 1-4. ” God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, nether shall there be no pain ……
Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie, senior International Correspondent (SIC) Jamaica, W. I., reporting for Vision Newspaper Canada. End.