Nassau, Bahamas - The Cabinet Office wishes
to advise that a State Funeral will be held for the late
Sir Clifford Darling, former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of
The Bahamas, Cabinet Minister, Parliamentarian and Trade Union Leader
next Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church,
East and Shirley Streets. Interment follows in the Western Cemetery.
Sir Clifford died on
December 27. He was 89 years old. He is survived by his
wife, Lady Igrid Darling, his children and other relatives.
His body will lie in
State in the foyer of the House of Assembly at 2:30 p.m. from Tuesday,
January 3 for public viewing until sunset on Wednesday, January 4.
At 10:30 a.m. on Friday the Bearers’
Party will take the body in procession from Parliament Square to the
All flags will be flown
at half mast from Tuesday until the day of the funeral.
Further details regarding
the state funeral will be released as information becomes available.
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