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The David, Jalieba and Sombai families, and all the descendants of Hawah Kemah Bing Kiawu, announce in the blessed assurance of their faith, the passing into God’s grace of our mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother, Hannah Miatta Sombai Jalieba-David, on September 25, 2013 in her 94th year in Yeadon, Pennsylvania, USA.

She is survived by her children: Frances David, Massa David-Norris (Nathaniel), Nettie Kula David-Prall (John), Maima Marie David, Bai M. David, Sr., Hawah David-Aboh (Samuel), Chief Warrant Officer-4-Sao Jalieba David (Wilhelmina), Maima David and Habibu David.  Her surviving siblings are: Foday Faikai and Hawah Faikai. ”Ma”, “Aunty Hannah”, as she was affectionately called, is further survived by a host of nephews, nieces, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, as well as  her many relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States.

Her parents, Babu Sombai and Massa Wiah- Faikai; Siblings: Sekou Sombai, Famatta Jebbeh Faikai-Fahnbulleh and Momo Faikai; aunts and uncle: Kula Wiah Kiawu, Charles Varney Harvey and Janet Frances Hoff and sons: Boimah David and Siaka David predeceased her.

Funeral Arrangements: TURAY FUNERAL CHAPEL
2534 North 22nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19132
(215) 225-1100
Antoine M. Turay, L.F.D., Supervisor
Clarence C. Gleason, Manager

Wake Keeping will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013, 6:00- 10:00 PM at Gates of Heaven Pentecostal Church, 1755 North 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131, Ph: (215) 877-7322. Please note that the family will respectfully request that all tributes be paid at the wake.

Funeral Services will be held on October 19, 2013: Viewing: 8:00-9:00 AM and Celebration of life: 9:00 AM, at Gates of Heaven Pentecostal Church, 1755 North 57th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131, Ph: (215) 877-7322.
“Ma Hannah” will be laid to rest at Fernwood Cemetery, 6501 Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050

 Hotels in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
 Embassy Suites, 9000 Bartram Avenue, Phila, Pa. 19153. Ph. 215-365-4500
 Hilton Philadelphia Airport, 4509 Island Avenue, Phila, Pa. 19153. Ph. 215-365-4150
 Courtyard Philadelphia Airport, 8900 Bartram Avenue, Phila, Pa. 19153. Ph. 215-365-2200
 Hampton Inn Philadelphia-Int’l Airport Hotel, 8600 Bartram Avenue, Phila, Pa. 19153. Ph. 866-460-7456

Frances David, 267-456-5918
Massa David- Norris, 612-201-5015
Nettie Kula David- Prall, 267-469-1413
Maima David, 401-226-6799
Bai M. David, Sr., 609-634-5828
Hawah David-Aboh, 401-378-2626
Chief Warrant Officer 4 - Sao Jalieba and Wilhelmina David, 678-814-7355
Massa Faika, 281-798-1646
Armah Q. Fahnbulleh, 302-397-7259
Patrick Kiadii: 011231886548289 (Liberia)