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JOAN "GODMA" CURTIS

With deep regrets, the Bracewell -Turkett family announces the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, and nurturing Godmother Ms. Joan Curtis affectionately known as Godma of Athrington, Liberia. This sad event occurred on the morning of December 4, 2010 at the home of her daughter in Logan Town, Liberia.

Godma was preceded in death by her adopted mother and 5 siblings: Mrs. Louise Bracewell Turkett (mother), Andrew J. Turkett (Brother), Angelia Turkett Gwehi(Sister), Melissa Turkett Maloney (sister), Mattie G. Turkett(sister) and Amelia B. Tyler(sister).

She is survived by her sister Mrs. Henrietta D. Artis of the United States, and her twin sister Ma Sanikor of Monnoah(Bomi County). She leaves to mourn her children: Rudy P. Turkett, Yvonne A.C. Bracewell (Amos Bedell) and Richlue B. Hill. Grandchildren: Rufus A. Turkett, Hawa C. Turkett, Munah Bedell, Precious Bedell, Tina Bedell and Nick Hill. Nephews and Nieces she nurtured and helped raise:
Harold Willis(Littleboy), Adolf B. Hunter, Andrew J. Turkett jr.(Nick), Julia Gibson (Oldmom), Catherine Turkett (Special), Betty D. Wright, Roland Davis and Arthur Jones. She is also survived by her many nephews and nieces: sister Angelia's children, sister Melissa's children, sister Mattie's children, brother Andrew's children, cousin AB Curtis' children and a host of relatives and friends of Arthington, Monrovia(Logan Town), Monnoah (Bomi County) and the United States.

Godma demonstrated unconditional love for her family throughout her life. She was never tired, never seen with a frown and was always willing to help and heal. To understand what true love is, was to experience her love. We will truly miss that one of a kind love. We are humble and grateful that God blessed us with such a wonderful human being, a true angel. We will forever remain grateful and appreciative to her. Her love lives on in our hearts and we will cherish every moment we had with her. We love you Godma! May your soul rest in peace.

The Funeral service will take place at the A. B. Anderson Funeral Home Chapel in Monrovia, Liberia on Firday December 17, 2010. Viewing of the body will begin at 9:00 am followed by a celebration of life service at 10:00 am. Internment will take place immediately after at the Bracewell-Turkett Cemetery in her home town of Arthington, where she will be laid to rest next to her mother Louise.

Contacts
AC Bracewell/Amos Bedell-0112316426809
Faith Outland Nimineh-0112316513227
Henrietta Artis-973-634-2010
Andrew Turkett (Nick)-917-916-8477
Catherine Turkett (Special)-770-298-9695
Betty Wright-678-464-3447


 

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