Memorial Service for the late Franklyn Rodwell Knowles, aged 80 years, of Palmetto Village, will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 29th, 2022, at Southwest Cathedral Church of God, Carmichael Road. Officiating will be Bishop Rhodrick Brown, assisted byMinister Shawnwell Knowles. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleums, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, masks and physical distancing are required. Graveside attendance is limited to thirty (30) persons.
Franklyn is preceded in death by 7 brothers and 3 sisters: Erma Beckford, Stanley, Dorothy, Kenneth, Cleophas Jr., Richard, Bettymae, Joseph, Preston and Colan Knowles.
He is survived by his Wife: Sybiline Knowles; Daughter: Dr. Shantalasha Knowles; Brothers and Sisters: Berthamae Thompson, McAllen Knowles (Valderine), Joel Knowles, and Barbara Romer; Sisters-in-Law: Judy Knowles, Curlean Fernander (Ervin), Irene Beckford (Hartman), Margaret Ferguson, Miriam Clarke (Anthony), Eleanor Leadon and Zipporah Sands; Brother-in-law: Sacario Leadon; Numerous nieces and nephews including: Anthony, John, Nigel, Wendal and Kendal Beckford, Alice Josey, Carol Sturrup, Antoinette Cumberbatch, Sharon Antoine, Dawn-Karen Forbes, Don Kevin Knowles, Anita Hepburn, Sarah, Charlene, Wendy, Patricia, Jacqueline and Stanley Knowles, Donella Johnson, Chavan Thompson, Rev. Barbara Rudy Adderley, Minister Melessa Lightbourne, Monique Darrell, Alexander and Minister Shawnwell Knowles, Pamela Williams, Patrice Clarke, Portia Rolle, Simone and Marvin Knowles, Cleophas, Colin, Preston Jr., and Colleen Colebrook, Dwayne, Aaron, Michael and Valentino Knowles, Karon, Santino, Jayson, Danielle and Darius Romer, Delano, Rico, Antonio, Melissa, Jermaine, Joel Jr. and Jovano Knowles, Chevonne Francis, Darren and Dionicio Knowles, Deborah Paige, Gloria, Ervin, Marie, Brian and Denetrius Knowles; A Host of Relatives and friends including: The descendants of the late Cleophas and Lucinda Knowles, The Leadon Family, The Josey Family, The Johnson Family, Violet Stewart and Family, The Dorsett Family, The Dean Family, The Taylor Family, Francis, Felica and Alphonso Dean, Creswell Sturrup, Allison and Max Dean, Dr. Kendra Josey, Kimbley McPhee and Bishop McPhee and Family, Aisha and Jensel Watkins, Crystal Miller, Jessica Cumberbatch, Delton and Juliann Rolle, Ruthamae Sweeting, Family and friends in the USA, Harriet Davis, Pastor Rhodrick and Althea Brown, William and Judy Higgs and Family, Kimberly McPhee-Ferguson, Tamika and Travante Taylor, Tito and Indira Collie, Wilfred Pratt and Family, The Smith Family, Gregory, Charaé and Targina Sands and Family, Frances Smith and Family, The Adderley Family, Dr. Shamanique Williams and Wellington Williams and Family, Garfield McPhee and Family, Bishop Devon Rolle and Family, Bishop Denczil Rolle and Family, Alphonso Rolle, Caleb Moncur, Melecia and Damain Bromley, Yvonne Bootle and Family, Rhoda Mortimer, Myrtle Goodman and Family, The New Dixie Church of God Family, The Staff of Advanced Health Center, Maternity Dept. PMH, and Antoinette Alcindor; Thanks to the physicians who assisted in his care over the years: Dr. Nevillene Williamson-McPhee, Dr. Omala Ablack, Dr. Inga Pratt, Dr. Vernard McPhee, Dr. Glenderia Thompson and Dr. Indira Grimes.
May His Soul Rest in Peace!