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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mrs. Roberta Roslyn Johnson

Mrs. Roberta Roslyn Johnson

Sunrise: March 8, 1944, Sunset: June 25, 2015

The Home Going Service for Mrs Roberta Roslyn Johnson the wife of the Late T. Mac Johnson(The Huche-Kuche-Man).

Viewing will be on Thursday, July 2, 2015. from 4pm to 9pm.
A. A. Rayner & Sons,
318 East 71st Street, Chicago, IL 60619.

Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 3rd at 10am @ Corpus Christi Catholic Church,
4910 S King Drive, Chicago IL 60615.

Burial will be @ St. Mary's Cemetery
The repast will follow at Corpus Christi Church Social Hall.

Musu Johnson, 614-949-5487, Ohio
Teti Johnson, 773-450-4951, Chicago
Marleah Johnson-Cage, 773-470-6622, Chicago
For driving direction, please call Gaye D. Sleh, Jr. Family friend: 708-228-9262

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Mrs. Alice Ima Abruquah Gaye

With profound sadness the Abruquah, Rockson, Gaye, Essle and Clement families announce the home going of our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great-Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin and Friend Mrs. Alice Abruquah Gaye who went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
Ima as she was affectionately called lived with her daughter Cecelia Gaye (Cece) in Minnesota.  Ima was a true servant of the Lord preaching the Gospel on the streets in Liberia and Ghana. She lived a very blessed life. She was kind and a loving mother to all who knew her.
Ima was predeceased by her parents Mr. J.H Abruquah and Mamie Kokau Abruquah, four of her five children; Mary Rockson, Samuel Parker, Elizabeth Rockson and Joseph Rockson. She leaves to mourn her daughter Mrs. Cecelia Gaye, grand children: Rose Mensah Massaquoi (T-Mom), Grace Effie Mensah Charles (Alonzo), Wokie Akpabio, Comfort Mensah, Josephine Morris, Daniel Bedell, Sharon Patray, Nimeley Togba,  Nyaine Gaye, Joanna Parker, Kindness Parker, 21great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, Cousins, Nephews, Nieces, and host of relatives and friends in Liberia and Ghana. 
May her soul rest in perfect peace.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:
Wake Celebration:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Friday, July 10, 2015
7:30PM - 10PM
All tributes will be made except for immediate family

Celebration of Life Service:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Saturday, July 11, 2015
 9:30AM – 10:30AM

Mound Cemetery of  Brooklyn Center
3516 69th Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN. 55429

Repast Following Internment:
Northbrook Alliance Church,
6240 Aldrich Ave, N. Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430

Contact information:
Mrs. Cecelia Gaye – 952-201-2109
Mrs. Rose Mensah Massaquoi – 412-608-9501
Mrs. Grace Effie Charles – 410-900-5942

Extended Stay America
2701 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN. 55430
Phone: 763-549-5571

Quality Inn
1600 James Cir.
N. Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: 763-560-7464 (Reference Alice’s Funeral)

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Josephine Greaves Shannon

SUNRISE: October 15, 1936
SUNSET: June 12, 2015

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.
                                                 - 2 Timothy 4:7
The Greaves, Shannon, Bernard, Dionne, and Johnson families announce with profound sadness the home-going of our beloved loved one Josephine Greaves Shannon who departed this life on June 12, 2015, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mrs. Josephine Greaves Shannon is survived by her loving daughter, Murrey Bernard Dionne, Grandsons: Kiejah and Conley Dionne, Siblings: Martha Greaves Borner, Nathaniel Greaves and Barchue J. Greaves.
She will be lovingly missed by Nieces:  Allia Hanson Lawson, Joyce N. Greaves, Mardia Greaves Bloh, Fatima Greaves Johnson, Nephews: John T. Greaves Jr., William H. Greaves Jr., Edmund Greaves, Aloysius Hanson Jr., Jeremiah Greaves, Frances B. Greaves, Step Children, Grandnieces, Grand Nephews, God Children and host of relatives in Liberia and the United States. MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.
Funeral services will be held at:

William Toney’s Funeral Home
Saturday, June 27, 2015
216 E. Barbee St., Zebulon, NC 27597
Phone: 919 269-9652

11:00 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.

1:00pm – 2:00pm

2:30pm to 6:00pm

Rev. A. Momolue Diggs & Rev. William M. Patray, Sr.       
Miss. Joyce N. Greaves (770) 329-7863 
 Mrs. Fatima Greaves Johnson (619) 227-3919 
Mr. William H. Greaves Jr. (347) 425-2052 
Mr. Barchue J. Greaves (347) 224-6882 
Mrs. Jackie R. Cato (214) 566-4282 
Rev. William M. Patray, Sr (919) 539-5074

(Please reference Josephine G. Shannon)
Comfort Suites
139 Corporation Parkway
Raleigh, NC 27610
Ph: 919 212-6900
Country Hearth Inn of Knightdale
700 Money Court
Knightdale, NC 27545
Ph: 919 266-7324
Quality Inn
4716 New Bern Ave
Raleigh NC 27610
919 231-2727

Nancy Swen Giplaye

  • Daughter: Emma Giplaye 302 384-5701
  • Grandson: Han 616-204-4651


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