Tearful farewell to Alexis
ALEXIS EDWARDS was accorded a funeral with full military honours and was fondly remembered as a mother, sister, daughter, colleague and friend.
The 29-year-old police officer died on the spot when the vehicle in which she was travelling hit a guard wall in Bush Hall, St Michael, on Saturday, August 18.
One could be forgiven for thinking that crime-fighting in Barbados almost came to a standstill yesterday morning when members of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) gathered at St Leonard’s Anglican Church, Westbury Road, to pay their final respects to their colleague.
Police officers in their ceremonial gear had a major presence at the funeral. Female officers wheeled the casket into the church while the Royal Barbados Police Force Band provided musical accompaniment before and during the service.