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COBURN, Jestina Felisha (nee Henry)

April 27, 1914 – January 3, 2012

Heaven opened its arms and the Lord called home a precious mother and grandmother. It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Jestina who passed away on Tuesday, January, 3, 2012 at the age of 97 years.

She was born in Mount James St. Andrew Jamaica. She was our light and our strength, and will remain always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts. We have been truly blessed to have her. Jestina touched the lives of those that knew her. She will be missed by a wide circle of friends such as Fran, Daisy, Sheila, Jerry and Lily-May to name a few.

Jestina is survived by her daughters, Marcia and husband Ian, Claudette and husband McKenzie, Thelma, Pancy, Cynthia, Yvonne, Persha; son Cecil and their spouses, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Sunday, January 8, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Luke’s Anglican Church (2951 – 26th Avenue S.E.) on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If so desired, tributes in Jestina’s name, may be made directly to St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 2951 – 26 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2B 2P2, Phone: 403-273-2686

In living memory of Jestina Coburn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Roseta & Robert Shippie :

    Please accept our condolences on the lost of your beloved family member. It is our wish that you will be comforted by the pleasant memories that you have shared with your loved one through the years. As you mourn, we pray that God will strengthen, comfort and help you to accept the reality of life, that death is inevitable.
    Cherish the memories, give thanks that you were all able to share the love and affection of the departed one. In reverence to God, let us remember this: God, we cannot thy purpose see, but all is well, that’s done by thee. God bless you all.

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  2. My mother, Icilda Morgan (Henry) and I extends our heartfelt condolences to the family of Cuz Jessie. Sorry I hid not have the pleasure of meeting her.
    We will remember you in our prayers especially during this time of mourning.

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  3. Alleth gordonand family. Grand daughter of Jestina :

    My two kids and i want to resound our heartfelt sorrows and deep loss of a family icon. A matriarch in her time. A caring and kind person we mourn her loss; with with all our family, and friends of Jestina. My mother Thelma, fourth child of Jestina, may you be comforted.

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