Sophina Gumbs Dies at 84

Sophina Gumbs

Sophina Gumbs died on April 7 at the age of 84.

She is survived by her sisters: Doria Hobson, Violet (Chris) Wade, Amorelle Peters (and husband Newton Peters); brothers: Charles Hobson, Theodore Hobson (and wife Daphne), Frederick Hobson (and wife Beverly), Ira Hobson (and wife Yvonne) and Kenn Hobson (and wife Judith).

She is also survived by nieces: Joy Wade-Lennon, Beverly Wade, Leslie Wade, Sharon Wade-Taylor, Ann Marie Holder, Jeniene Hobson, Junenette Peters, Joyette Gaines, Joanne Arneman, Monique Hobson, Farida Hobson, Brittany Johnson, Hillary Berry, Julie Hobson-Sabino, Lucille Hobson, Avarnelle Hobson and Sandra Hobson-Soberanis.

Other survivors include nephews: Ian Wade, Gary Wade, Rhondi Hobson, Esly Peters, Ethan Peters, Richard Hobson, Cabral Hobson, Justin Hobson, Charles Hobson Jr. and Desmond Hobson; and special friends: Edez and Cheryl David, Helen and Jamon Liburd, Elena Lynton and Ruth Solas.

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