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Mother Isabella Derian “ Belle”

Sunrise – June 28, 1951
Sunset – January 8, 2017

It is with sad hearts and deep regrets that the Weah, Nelson, Gibson, Dollison, Ellis, Noland and Johnson families announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, niece and dearest friend, Blessed Mother Isabella Derian “Belle” Weah-Nelson.

Mother Isabella was called home to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the precise hour of 4:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital (Silver Spring, MD, United States) after an enervating bout with cancer.

Formerly married to Senator Blamoh Nelson, she leaves in mourning her son Teahgbyeklay Ku Nelson, daughter Blaytete Nelson, granddaughters Samantha T. Weah Nelson, and Jaelyn M. Moore, brothers Samuel Gibson, Sr., Harrington “Sarzar” Weah, Harrison J. Weah, Jackson Weah, Richard T. Weah and Sunday S. Weah, sisters Mildred J. Weah, Lucy W. Weah, Victoria Weah, Theresa Togba and Robertha Fawaz, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, in-laws and friends in the United States and Liberia. Her parents, Samuel Weah and Ma Eva M. Dollison Sanyene-Scott, predeceased her.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:

Wake-Keeping Service
Friday, January 27, 2017 (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
In His Image Christian Ministry (IHICM)
7343 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735

Viewing and Funeral Service
Saturday, January 28, 2017 (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
In His Image Christian Ministry (IHICM)
7343 Old Alexandria Ferry Rd.
Clinton, MD 20735

Saturday, January 28, 2017 (1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
7515 Marlboro Pike
District Heights, MD 20746

United States Contacts
Teahgbyeklay-Ku Nelson (MD): (240) 350-6798
Blaytete Nelson (DC): (202) 423-3125
Theresa Togba (MD): (240) 691-6483
Jessie Rauls (NJ): (267) 428-4217

Liberia Contacts
Samuel Gibson: 011-231-886-510-424
Harrington “Sarzar” Weah: 011-231-777-068-390
Richard Tarpeh: 011-231-888-610-574

Cedar Hill Cemetery
4111 Pennsylvania Avenue
Suitland, MD 20746