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Sunrise: April 25, 1936 - Sunset: November 24, 2017

The Carter, Tolbert, Houston, Padmore, Shaka and Bannah families regret to announce the passing of their loved one Jerusha Deborah Carter Bannah.  This peaceful homegoing event occurred at the residence of she and her loving daughter on Friday, November 24th at 10:37 P.M. surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was affectionately known as Fine Aunty, Mommy, or Aunty Jerusha.

The late Jerusha Carter Bannah was born onto the union of the Late Hon. David Samuel Carter Sr. and Mrs. Jandeh Konah Gowah-Carter.  Jerusha was married to the late James K. G. Bannah in 1961 with whom she has 3 (three) children; James Jr.  Ayodele Bannah-Goodridge and E. Augustus Bannah and two foster children Matthew Garway and Jerusha Harris.  Prior to Jerusha’s marriage, she also had 2 (two) children; Mr. Femon Adolphus-Borbor Padmore and the late Lester Kormnah Shaka.  Jerusha lived to enjoy 15 (Fifteen) Grand-children, 8 (Eight) Great-Grand Children, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jerusha leaves to mourn her loss, her children, Femon Adolphus Borbor Padmore, James Bannah Jr. Ayodele Goodridge, E. Augustus Bannah, her two foster children, Matthew Garway, Jerusha Harris and her two Sisters, Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Carter-Tolbert, and Ms. Johnette Houston, her grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of relatives, friends and Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church family.

Visitation Hours
December 15, 2017- Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Funeral Arrangements
Wake Service:
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6pm to 9pm
Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church
585 Fuller Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103
**NOTE:  All tributes will be made at the wake and limited to 2 minutes.

Funeral Service:
Saturday, December 16, 2017 – 10am to 1pm
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
451 Central Ave W, St Paul, MN 55103

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1800 Edgerton St, Maplewood, MN 55117

Hotel Accommodations:
Sheraton St. Paul-Woodbury  855-479-0732   $79
676 Bielenberg Drive, Woodbury, MN 55123

Sylvia Padmore  973-518-0406  
Femon Padmore  973-651-7051
Ayodele Goodridge   651-295-7623
E. Augustus Bannah  651-278-2586
Lester Shaka Jr.   302-359-3038

Liberian Contact:
James Bannah  0778157854
Jamus Bannah  0886612177   0770270074