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Emma Advertine Louise Hoff-Gbarbea

The Hoff, Gbarbea, and Knuckles family are saddened to announce the death of Emma Advertine Louise Hoff-Gbarbea. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, one of God´s mightiest warriors was called home from the battlefield. She is the daughter or the late Reverend Dr. Advertus A. Hoff Sr. and Mrs. Emma L. Knuckles-Hoff. In her lifetime, she touched the lives of many people far and wide. She had a smile that would light up any room, and a personality that walked into the room long before she did. She was a wonderful daughter, loving sister, and amazing mother that was completely selfless in all aspects. Though she is not here physically, we know that she is at peace and enjoying paradise. 

Emma is preceded in death by her father, Rev. Dr. Advertus A. Hoff Sr., grandmother, Rose Garnett  Vincent, and sister Jartu Monger (Herbert-deceased). She leaves to mourn her mother, Mrs. Emma L. Knuckles-Hoff; ex-husband: Kwenah Gbarbea; children: Tommy, Kwenette, and Emmett; brothers: Advertus A. Hoff Jr. (Earlene), Ronald D. Hoff Sr. (Denise), Gabriel P. Hoff Sr. (Dawn), and Bombo B. Hoff Sr. (Nana); sisters: Hawa Garbla (Arthur), Dawn C. Hoff, Nancy M. Hoff-Trapp (Karl); and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, god-children, and friends.

Wake Service will be held Thursday June 1, 2017 at Grier Funeral Home located at 115 John McCarroll Ave, Charlotte, NC 28216 from 7pm-9pm.

Funeral Service will be held on June 2, 2017 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church located 232 Skyland Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205. Visitation/Viewing will be from 12pm-1pm with the funeral services to follow. 

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