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Former “WeyGey” Head, “Garnie” passes on

The late Mrs Clarice Howorth

The death is announced in the United Kingdom, of Mrs Clarice Howorth nee Garnett, a former Headmistress of Wesley Girls High School, on January 30, 2013. She was 86.

Born on February 27, 1926, Garnie as she was popularly called, arrived in Cape Coast in the 1950’s as a fresh-faced Oxford graduate from Settle North Yorkshire and joined the staff of Wesley Girls’ High School as a Methodist Missionary and Science teacher.

Mrs. Clarice Howorth stayed in Ghana for over 31 years, and was given Ghana’s highest honour – Grand Order of the Volta and an MBE, when she returned to the UK.

She was instrumental in putting Wesley Girls on the spotlight, which saw the school produce some wonderful persons who are making their impact all over the world. There are so many trail blazers including: Georgina Wood the current (and 1st female) Chief Justice of Ghana, the Dean of the Ghana Law school, the first female Vice-chancellor of University of Cape coast are all ‘Garnie’s girls’.

The UN Special Envoy to the UK, Ms Bemma Donkoh, Dr Nellie Adjaye MBE-Consultant Paediatrician on the Victoria Climbie enquiry and San Diego Superior Court Judge Desiree Bruce-Lyle to name a few.

Some of “Garnie’s Girls” are working as ambassadors, doctors, lawyers, teachers, actors, councillors, nurses, social workers in Ghana, UK, US and all over the world.

Even at age 86, Mrs. Clarice Howorth, kept up with events and people connected with the school. She always wanted to know what and how everyone was doing.

Funeral Arrangements as below:
Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Time 14:00 pm

Holy Trinity C Of E Church Rathmell
Funeral Service. Holy Trinity C of E Church. Rathmell. BD24 0AP N Yorkshire UK

Attire WGHS cloth, Own attire with WGHS Stole (Anything WGHS).
Former “WeyGey” Head, “Garnie” passes on

The death is announced in the United Kingdom, of Mrs Clarice Howorth nee Garnett, a former Headmistress of Wesley Girls High School, on January 30, 2013. She was 86.
Born on February 27, 1926, Garnie as she was popularly called, arrived in Cape Coast in the 1950’s as a fresh-faced Oxford graduate from Settle North Yorkshire and joined the staff of Wesley Girls’ High School as a Methodist Missionary and Science teacher.
Mrs. Clarice Howorth stayed in Ghana for over 31 years, and was given Ghana’s highest honour – Grand Order of the Volta and an MBE, when she returned to the UK.
She was instrumental in putting Wesley Girls on the spotlight, which saw the school produce some wonderful persons who are making their impact all over the world. There are so many trail blazers including: Georgina Wood the current (and 1st female) Chief Justice of Ghana, the Dean of the Ghana Law school, the first female Vice-chancellor of University of Cape coast are all ‘Garnie’s girls’
The UN Special Envoy to the UK, Ms Bemma Donkoh, Dr Nellie Adjaye MBE-Consultant Paediatrician on the Victoria Climbie enquiry and San Diego Superior Court Judge Desiree Bruce-Lyle to name a few.
Some of “Garnie’s Girls” are working as ambassadors, doctors, lawyers, teachers, actors, councillors, nurses, social workers in Ghana, UK, US and all over the world.
Even at age 86, Mrs. Clarice Howorth, kept up with events and people connected with the school. She always wanted to know what and how everyone was doing.
Funeral Arrangements as below:
Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Time 14:00 pm
Holy Trinity C Of E Church Rathmell
Funeral Service. Holy Trinity C of E Church. Rathmell. BD24 0AP N Yorkshire UK
Attire WGHS cloth, Own attire with WGHS Stole (Anything WGHS).


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