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Deceased: Doris Mamie Bessman

Aug 25, 1966 - Aug 10, 2015

It is with profound sadness the Tarpeh, Bessman, Pearce and Waleh families announce the passing of sister Doris "Mamie" Bessman on August 10, 2015 at about 11:00PM ET.

She was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and battle the illness for the past six(6) years. She predeceased her father James Darpaye Pearce, Mother Doe Munah Anderson.

She survived by her daughter Dearest Davies, brother Patrick Pearce, son-in-law Terrell James, two sisters, four brothers and host of relatives and friends in the USA, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Funeral Arrangement as follows:

Wake Keeping:  Boston Mortuary, 4300 Statesville Rd,   Charlotte, NC 28269 8/28/15 @ 12pm to 1pm

Funeral service: North Davidson UMC,  1025 East 36th St., Charlotte NC, 28205   8/29/2015 @ 11:00am

Internment:   Evergreen Cemetery, 4426 Central Ave. Charlotte NC, 28205

Repast:       Hickory Grove UMC, 6401 Hickory grove Rd.,  Charlotte, NC 28215


    Contacts: Patrick Pearce @ 404-931-6208
                    Heleanor Bessman @ 815-517-8008
                    Oritha Manneh @ 704-904-1561
                    Terrell James @ 704-202-3157
                    Edwin Boogie Waleh @ 704-222-2344