Julie Sumra

sumraWe celebrate the life of Mrs. Julie Sumra also known as Mrs. Villie of Derniere Rivière, Dennery but resided in Houston, Texas.  She was 89 years old.  Her survivors are 3 daughters:  Sylvia Alexander (better known as Clerona) and Family, Lucia Swanson and Family both residing in Houston; and Bertille James and Family residing in St John USVI and six sons:  Patrick Sumra and Family residing in Clearwater, Florida; Andrew Sumra (better known as Harry) and Family of Derniere Rivière, Dennery; Gregory Sumra (better known as Ocoy) and Family; James Sumra and Family; Valentine Sumra (better known as Valous) and Family all residing in Houston, Texas; and Edmund Sumra and Family of Brooklyn, New York.

She has 47 grandchildren – Marius Sumra, Shirley Alexander, Andy Alexander, Alva Sumra (better known as Jenna), Amina Sumra (better known as Gail), McKay Sumra, Lisa Remy (better known as Hermine), Howard Remy, Clarendia Remy, Curlin Swanson, Lazarus James (better known as Lazo), Shermiqua Sumra, Shaylan Sumra, Razel Sumra all residing in Houston, Texas.

Peckus Sumra (better known as Pecky) and Cleopatra Sumra residing in St. John USVI.

Daryl Smith (better known as Danny), Cindy Sumra-Charles (better known as Crissy), Elton Sumra, Kenis Sumra, Kelvin Degaillard, Mathaline Sumra, Cliff Avril, Fimber Sumra, Garvey Sumra, Shane Sumra, (better known as Nilbert) Nerisha, Ianna, and Luanna all residing in St Lucia.

Cathy Sumra, Richie Sumra, Tara Sumra, Britney Sumra, Sherquain Sumra, Courtney Sumra, and Jermaine Sumra all residing in Brooklyn, New York.

Shayla Sumra and Burton James residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jamie Sumra residing in New Jersey.

Tinika Sumra, Valerie Sumra (better known as Vernicia), Shelbert Sumra, Milton Sumra, Emilia Sumra, and Mandy Sumra all residing in Martinique.

Josiah James residing in Florida.

Manda Sumra residing in Canada.

Also, 43 great grandchildren in Houston, St Lucia, USVI, New York, New Jersey, Martinique, Florida, and Atlanta.

Daughters-in-Law:  Julia Sumra, Nitha Sumra, and Sandra Pittman Sumra all of Houston, Texas; Patricia Sumra of Brooklyn, New York; Vanita Sumra of Clearwater, Florida; and Antonia Sumra of Derniere Riviere.

Sons-in-Law:  Michael Alexander (better known as Mike) and Lucian Swanson (better known as Lucious) all of Houston, Texas; and Melvin James of St John USVI.

Sisters:  Rose Faisal, Jetune Faisal, Lyna Faisal all of Mon Repos; Juliana Pamphile of Black Bay, Vieux Fort.

Favorite Niece Elmelda Durman residing in Guyana.

Sister-in-Law: Josephine Joseph (also known as Ma Romeo) of Richfond, Dennery.

Brother-in-Law: Bibben Sukra of Grand Ravine.

Best Friends: Ms Venora and Ma Allahdua (known as Ma Fitz) from Derniere Rivière, Dennery.

Numerous relatives and friends in St. Lucia and Abroad.


She will be laid to rest at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Dickinson, Texas on the February 21, 2015.

Funeral Home: Crowder Funeral Homes, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd.

Webster, Texas  77598

(281) 280-9000

Visitation: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Family and Friends)

11:00 am to 12:30 pm (Service)

Catholic Cemetery:  Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery

7801 Gulf Freeway, Dickinson, Texas  77539


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