LETITIA AYO GIBSON
January 8, 1925 – April 9, 2016
The Gibson, Glover, and Strasser-Nicol families regret to announce the home going, in her 91st year, of Mrs. Letitia A. Gibson. Mother Gibson passed away on Saturday, April 9, at 4:25am at her residence on 10th Street, in Sinkor.
She leaves to morn her loss four children, Mrs. Annie Morgan Davies, Mr. Randolph Ben Davies, Mrs. Hannah Gardiner Thomas, Cllr. Charles H. Gibson, and one step-son, Mr. Clarence Onimah Gibson. She also leaves to mourn her loss, her son-in-law Ambassador D. Mckinley Thomas, her Daughters-in-law Mrs. Daisy Ben Davies, Mrs. Ana Radia Gibson, and sisters-in-law. Her Husband, the late Cllr. John B. Gibson, Sr., son, the late John B. Gibson, Jr., brother, the late Charles Strasser-Nicol, and sister, the late Angeline Wata Allison, all predeceased her. Also mourning her loss are her siblings - Mr. Samuel D. Glover, Sr., Mr. Abayomi Glover, Mr. Arthur Glover, Mrs. Lucinda Glover Walker, Mrs. Esther Dennis, Dr. Caleb Strasser-Nicol, Mr. Bob Strasser-Nicol, and Ms. Michella Strasser-Nicol, as well as several grand and great-grand children. Also her foster children – including Edwin Brooks, Abel Wiles, James Saye and Cllr. George Katarpah, several nieces – including Janet Kamara Camus, Bola Mattera, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends in Liberia, Sierra Leone, USA, Germany, the U.K., China and the Philippines
The mortal remains of the late Mother Letitia A. Gibson; philanthropist, farmer, industrialist, Road Contractor and devout Christian, will be removed from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home on Thursday April 28, at 5:00pm and taken to the St. Stephen Episcopal Church on 10th Street, Sinkor for a Night of Wake Keeping beginning at 6pm.
On Friday April 29, Funeral Services will commence at the same Church at 10:00am and thereafter the body will be taken to the Kaiser Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Brewerville for interment.
Annie Morgan Davies (Daughter) 231888874195 (LIB)
Randolph Ben-Davies (Son) 4434702563 (USA)
Hannah Gardiner Thomas (Daughter) 231886206111 (LIB)
Cllr. Charles H. Gibson (Son) 231886513370 (LIB)
Sharon Davies Thomas (Grand-daughter) 231886799757 (LIB)
Sam Glover (Nephew) 3012754060 (USA)
Except that of the Family, the Church and the State, all other tributes will be made during the wake keeping.
All monetary contributions will be deemed as donations to the Letitia A. Gibson Foundation for Girls Education – which was founded by Mother Gibson.