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Mary Sia Howard
Sunrise: November 09, 1943 Sunset: March 25, 2014

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release ; the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure; the comforter of him who time cannot console. These are the words of Charles Caleb Colton.

Yes, our mother has fallen but as Christians, we are reminded that death is an immortal continuation of life through the Plan of Salvation.

With sadden hearts, the Howard Family regret to announce the home going of Madam Mary Sia Howard on March 25, 2014 in New Hope, Minnesota. She is preceded in death by her father, Mr. Blackie Howard and mother, Mrs. Fenio Howard of Shelloe, Foya Statutory District, Lofa County, Liberia; her siblings Sia Yowaie Howard, Kpanayangar Howard, Cecelia Howard, Thomas Howard, Boniface Howard, John Howard, Sia Hotta Howard, James Fallah Shelloe, and Kumba Meyatta Howard. She is also preceded in death by her son, Mr. Julius Saah Sonii. She leaves to mourn her son, Mr. Nathaniel Tamba Gbollie( Doris), and daughter, Mrs. Ophelia Kumba Harper(Dadeh). She also leaves to mourn her siblings Mr. Stephen Howard,Edward Howard, Ma Zoe Fallah, Madam Wango Sia Howard, Mr. Abraham Howard, Martha Howard, Mr. Victor Howard, and Mr. Emmanuel Fayah Shelloe Howard. She also leaves the mourn her grand children; Oshea Poneys(Susan), Shemu Gbollie, Willaim Sonii, Martina Gbollie, Melanie Harper, Natalie Gbollie; and great grand son; Gilbert Poneys. Nephews and nieces include Mr. Buster Fallah(Estella), James T. Fallah, Lydia Sia Fallah, Stanley Fallah, Winston Fallah, and a host of relatives and friends in Liberia and the USA.

Wake Keeping:
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Brookdale Christian Center
6030 Xerxes Ave N
Brooklyn Center MN 55420

Funeral Service:
April 26, 2014 9:00am to 12:30pm
Brookdale Christian Center
6030 Xerxes Ave N
Brooklyn Center MN 55420

Mound Cemetery
3515 69th Ave North
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Funeral and Memorial Contributions
The family requests that all funeral and memorial contributions in the USA be deposited in Wells Fargo Bank Account #: 1010255616801. The name on the account is Oshea Poneys or deposit your contribution in the TCF Bank Account with Routing Number 291070001 and Account Number 7852796392. Please give your full name, amount, and contact information to one of the family members listed. Thank you for being thoughtful at this time of bereavement. Please keep us in your Prayers.

Rev. Victor Howard...781 521 4802
Mr. Nathaniel T. Gbollie..763 447 8359 / 612 919 1161
Mr. Buster Fallah...612 670 7058
Mrs. Ophelia Kumba Kumba Zubah-Harper(Dadeh)..011231-886513140
Mr. Dadeh Harper...011231-886603309
Mrs. Doris Gbollie.....763 447 1025

Hotel and Lodging

Reminder: Remember to tell the hotel attendant that you travelling for funeral. Ask for the bereavement package.

Extended Stay America
2701 Freeway Blvd
Brooklyn Center MN 55430
Tel: 763 549 5571

Quality Inn
1600 James Circle N
Brooklyn Center MN 55429
Tel: 763 560 7464

Days Inn
6415 James Cir N
Brooklyn Center MN 55430
Tel:763 561 8400

Motel 6
2741 Freeway Blvd
Brooklyn Center MN 55430
Tel: 763 560 9789