|SIR LYNDEN'S FUNERAL MONDAY - PUBLIC HOLIDAY
DECLARED - MANY SERVICES & OBSERVANCES PLANNED - Sir Lynden,
the former Prime Minister and father of the
nation died in the early hours of Saturday 26 August
at home at the age of 70. He leaves his widow Lady Marguerite Pindling,
his children Obie, Leslie, Michelle Sands and Monique Johnson. He will be buried
on Monday 4th September, 2000.
- WEDNESDAY - The Pindling family views Sir
Lynden before he lies in state. Click
here for photographs.
- THURSDAY - Sir Lynden lies in state at the House of
Assembly. PLP Senators and Members of Parliament view
the body. Click here for
photographs. Sir Lynden will lie in state until
just before the funeral.
- THURSDAY - The Progressive Liberal Party
holds a memorial service for Sir Lynden at Mount Tabor Baptist
Church. Photographs to come.
- FRIDAY - All Junkanoo groups will join for a
rushout which will pause for a moment of silence and the playing of the
national anthem in Rawson Square. The rushout will proceed to Windsor
- FRIDAY - A PLP Singspiration and public service of thanksgiving for the life of Sir Lynden
organized by Deputy Leader 'Mother' Pratt on
Friday evening at Windsor Park. The service will be joined by the Junkanoo
- SUNDAY - An ecumenical service led by the
Seventh Day Adventist Church of which Sir Lynden was a member. The service
to be held at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium at 3pm.
- MONDAY HAS BEEN DECLARED A PUBLIC HOLIDAY
- MONDAY - The family will join a funeral
procession to leave the House of Assembly with a joint honour guard of
Police and Defence Force officers for the State Funeral at the Church of
God of Prophecy, East Street. After the service, the mourners will process
with the body of Sir Lynden to the mausoleum specially constructed for his
interment at St. Agnes cemetery.
The widow, Lady Margeurite Pindling is shown being
crowded by distraught mourners paying their respects and offering condolences
outside the House of Assembly Thursday morning.