Lillian Jessamy Sargeant nee
Trotman also affectionately known as Doris was born on the 2nd
February 1911. She was the ninth of
thirteen children born to Edward and Teressa Trotman of Mount St. George.
In 1948, she married Vernal
Sargeant who predeceased her in 1985.
Together they had three children one of whom also predeceased her. She was a very industrious and hard-working
woman. She worked as a field labourer, a
domestic servant and finally a school meals server. Even while employed, she made fish cakes,
muffins, sweet bread and pudding and souse for her husband to sell.
She was a devout member of the
Christian Mission Church and the backbone of her immediate and extended
family. She died on December 11th,
2014 after a brief illness.