SERVICE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE
OF THE LATE
REVEREND MOTHER PROPHETESS THERESA HAWA HUGHES DAVIS
The Davis, Hughes, Williamson, Hill, Jones and Waritay Families regret to announce the death of their Mother, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother and Aunty, Rev. Mother Prophetess Theresa Hawa Hughes Davis in her Ninety First (91st) Year. This sad and mournful event occurred on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 12:35 PM at the Eastside Hospital in Snellville, Georgia, U.S.A.
The Late Reverend Mother Prophetess Theresa Hawa Hughes Davis is survived by six children, Florence Adama of Freetown, Sierra Leone; Mary Elizabeth Williamson (Aaron) of Grayson, Georgia; Mother Rachel Davis of Monrovia, Liberia; Ms. Teta Hill of Indianapolis, Indiana; Roland Kromah, Jr and Caroline Kromah of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Several grand children including: Mrs. Lyndia Naomi Jones, Ms. Annita Hill, Mr. Nathaniel K.P.J. Hill, Blessing Hill and Nelson Hill of Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacob Soumie, Kabia Suomie, Izetta Suomie, Christian Seywon, Elizabeth Seywon and Courage Seywon of Monrovia, Liberia; Nahzera, Salim and Jeneba of Freetown, Sierra Leone; several great grand children including Elijah Jones, Grace Jones and Nicklaus of Indianapolis, Indiana; her nephew, Mohammed Alie Waritay of Philadelphia, PA; and many other relatives and friends of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and the United States.
She was predeceased by husband John B. Davis of Pleebo, Maryland County, Republic of Liberia; a son, who during child birth; her daughter, Regina Davis who died in Ghana during the Liberian Civil War; her granddaughter, Florence "Monyu" Davis; her parents and siblings including Thomas Hughes, Sally Hughes , Ernest Hughes and her adopted Sister, Saffiatu Bakarr Waritay.
The Late Prophetess Davis was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone on June 22, 1925 unto the union of the Josephus Hughes and Hawa Hughes. She obtained her education in Freetown, Sierra Leone and emigrated to Liberia in the mid 1950s to join her brothers Thomas Hughes and Ernest Hughes who were living comfortably in Liberia at the time. It was in Liberia, Cupid's arrow struck and she met and married John B. Davis in 1958.
After her marriage, Mother Davis became a devout member of the Church of the Lord Aladura where she served faithfully; rising through the ranks to become an ordained Minister of the Church. She continued her faithful and selfless services to the building of God's Kingdom on earth. She dedicated many of her youthful years to fasting and praying for others. In the year 2000, as a result of the Liberian Civil War she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to be with her daughter "Mary Elizabeth". She immediately found a Church home and became a member of the ministerial staff at the International Christian Fellowship Ministries of Atlanta, Georgia; where she continued to faithfully serve her Lord and God until her health began to fail.
The Davis, Hughes, Williamson, Hill, Jones and Waritay Families will sorely miss our Mother, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother and Aunty for the values she imparted; the old stories she told; the stern discipline she enforced; the great sense of humor; and the many moments of fun and dancing we had with her. So, although, we mourn her loss, we joyfully celebrate her triumphant entry into Heaven, the Place she labored so hard to see. Rest in Peace Mama, Grand Ma, Auntie and "Senior Minister".
Removal of the body from the Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home located at 914 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 (Tel: 770-338-5558)
Wake Keeping and Funeral Services at the Park Place Church located at 4576 Lenora Church, Snellville, Georgia 30039 from 10:00 to 11 A.M. ( Wake); 11 a.m. to 12:30 (Funeral) (Tel: 770-761-9544)
Interment follows immediately at the Broadlawn Memorial Gardens located at 5979 New Bethany Road, Buford, Georgia 30518
For more information, please contact:
Deaconess Mary Elizabeth Williamson (Daughter) - 770-316-6416 (USA)
Mother Rachel Davis (Daughter) - 011-231-888-322-095 (LIBERIA)
Ms. Teta Hill (Daughter) - 317-793-8305 (USA)
Mrs. Lyndia Naomi Jones (Grand Daughter) - 510-717-4763 (USA)
Mr. Nathaniel K.P.J. Hill (Grand Son) - (317) 666-2328 (USA)
Mr. Mohammed Alie Waritay (Nephew) - 610-570-1008 (USA)
Dea. Lic. Atty. Aaron Von Williamson (Son-in-Law) - 770-899 - 0766 (USA)