The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001379024-01
Funeral Notices


Mrs. Cynthia Alford Timberlake, 95, died peacefully in Aiea, HI on November 27, 2021. She was born in Denver, CO on September 1, 1926. The family soon moved to Phoenix, AZ and she lived there through high school.
Cynthia graduated from UC-Berkeley, married Navy officer Lewis Timberlake, raised two children, became the Head Librarian at Bishop Museum, retired, and traveled extensively with her husband until his death.
She is survived by her son Stephen Timberlake; daughter
Phyllis Lynn (Eugene) Villafana; granddaughters Melissa (Bryan) Namba and Melanie Villafana and two great grandchildren.
Services were held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in May. Donations may be made to the Hawaiian Humane Society.