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Ophelia Yah Dokie

The Dokie, Williams, Garnett and Shiancoe families announce with sadness and heavy hearts the home going of their beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend Ophelia Yah Dokie. This heartbreaking event occurred at CaroMont Healthcare Center in Gastonia, North Carolina on July 5th, 2015.

OD, as she was affectionately called, is survived by her children, Patrice Saye Williams, Tanya Garnett Brown and Armah Jonathan Shiancoe, Grandchildren Tricia Kou Williams, Dwight Garnett, Saye Matthew Williams, Lauren Patrice Williams, Noelle Andrell Williams, Julius Kayee, Xavier Nii Ashitey Shiancoe, Phoebe Renee NA Shiancoe and a host of brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and friends.

Memorial Service:
July 25, 2015 form 10:00am – 1:00pm at University City United Methodist Church, 3835 West WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28269

Funeral Arrangements

Viewing & wake keeping:
Friday July 31, 2015 8:00pm at the Tubman Hall, Sanniquellie City, Nimba County, Liberia.

August 1, 2015 11:00AM at united Methodist Church, Sanniquellie City, Nimba County, Liberia. Burial follows at Bangalue Farm, Kamplay Highway, Nimba County, Liberia.

Tubman Hall Sanniquellie City, Nimba County, Liberia


Patrice Williams – 704-906-5705
Armah Shiancoe – 704-307-6295
Alvin Gean – 704-392-6220
Roland Dokie – 404-429-5869
Paul Dokie – 404-453-7926


Josephus Dokie - 0886484343/0776555010
Betty Dokie - 0886793982

Wingate by Wyndham Airport – 704-395-3600
Holiday Inn Airport – 704-394-4301
Marriot Courtyard Airport -704-319-9100