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Johnetta Roseline Bass-Hoggard
Sunrise February 2, 1928 – Sunset November 5, 2011

The Hoggard, Bass, Bracewell, Askie and Davis families announce the
passing, in her 83rd year, of their mother, sister, aunty and
grandmother, Ms. Johnetta Roseline Bass-Hoggard. Mama, Grandma, Aunt
John, as she was affectionately called, died in the early hours of
Nov. 5, 2011, at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Edison, New Jersey.

Johnetta was born in Arthington, Montserrado County, Liberia unto John
Thomas Bass and Janet Bracewell-Askie. She was married to Albert
Hoggard, who predeceased her. For several years Johnetta worked at the
JFK Hospital in Monrovia as a nurse, before joining her daughter, the
Rev. Venus Washington-Davis, in New Jersey in 1997.

Johnetta is survived by her only daughter, Venus; one sister, Rachel
Askie-Cooper, of Boston, Massachusetts; two brothers, Deacon Taphis
Bass of Arthington, Liberia; and George Washington Askie, of Deptford,
New Jersey. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Donald
Cooper, Momolu Andrew Cooper and Adolphus Cooper; two great
grandchildren: Sophia Cooper and Ruby Cooper; several nieces, nephews,
cousins and other relatives and friends.

Funeral and Burial Arrangements

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00
Providence Missionary Baptist Church
469 S 17th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, 8:30 a.m., Promptly
Providence Missionary Baptist Church
469 S 17th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Rosedale Cemetery
355 Linden Avenue, Linden, New Jersey


Venus Washington-Davis (Daughter) – (843) 324-0969
Momolu Andrew Cooper (Grandson) - (843) 324-4949
Rachel Askie-Cooper (Sister) – (617) 698-7043
George Washington Askie (Brother) – (609) 636-5009


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