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Mrs. Mary Yeayea Sloan-Getteh
"The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away. Blessed be the Name of the Lord."

With heavy hearts, the Getteh, Jallah, Sloan and Kargbo families deeply regret to announce the home-going of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin and friend, Sister Mary Yeayea Sloan-Getteh. She departed this life peacefully on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the East Orange General Hospital, New Jersey, USA

She is survived by her children, Karmah Quaye (Jacob), Sando Sloan, Argba Kargbo (Louise), Wilson Kargbo (Marie), Lee Nasue Getteh and Pastor Gemane G. Getteh. Foster children: the Gettehs and the Kargbos.  Siblings: Zadywonie Kollie (Theresa), Martha Sloan Dargbeh (Lowell), Karbeh Zenneh Kollie (Gizzie), Robert Sloan (Esther), and Massaboi Koiwood Sloan, fourteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, several loving uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and a host of relatives in the United States and Liberia.

Her husband, Francis Getteh, parents Massaboi Sloan and Kemah Jallah-Sloan predeceased her.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:30pm-9pm  
The Seventh-Day Adventist Church of the Oranges
270 Reynolds Terrace
Orange, NJ 07050

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6pm-9pm
Holloway Memorial Funeral Home
2502 NC Hwy 55
Durham, NC 27713
Phone # 9195988496

Friday, October 10, 2014
Viewing 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Funeral: 1:30:00 PM
Five Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Church
4124 Farrington Rd, Durham, NC 27707

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate you making a contribution to
Sister Mary’s memorial trust fund.

Trust fund information*For Deposit only*: Mary Getteh funeral
Wells Fargo Bank: Routing: 053000219: Account: 2363091485,


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Contacts: USA
Argba Kargbo (973) 820-6805
Wilson Kargbo (919) 656-4948
Martha Sloan-Dargbeh (919) 423-9661
Rachel Bofa Jallah-Andrews (571) 338-5520Contacts: Liberia
Zadywonie Kollie (011-231-886-468339)
Pastor Gemane G. Getteh (011-231-886-381020)

Repast Coordinators:
Alfreda Eggerly-Tucker (919)475-4065 –
Laura Wilson-Kennedy (919) 698-2010
Merline Morris (919)971-4021
Marteh Bowen (919) 225-2653
Joann Dixon-Kaye (919) 475-9079