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Mrs. Mary-Rose Kpana Jallah

James 1:12: Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

With a heavy heart, the Jallah and Russ families announce the passing of their dear Mother, wife, sister, aunt and cousin, Mary-Rose Kpana Jallah. M-Rose, as she was affectionately called, was called home to be with God on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center, Fontana, CA.

M-Rose leaves to mourn her children, Saybah Katrina Russ, Dhaevah Yvonne Russ, husband, Blyden A. Russ, her aunt, Mrs. Anna Marwolo Jallah, many siblings including, Joy K. Jallah Howard, brother in law Joshua Howard, and a host of family members in Liberia and the U.S.

She was predeceased by her biological parents, Koife Jallah and Saybah Boi Jallah; her adopted parents, Augustine Dorbor Jallah and Daisey Cook Jallah and many siblings.

May her soul rest in peace.

The Family will appreciate that in lieu of flowers, financial donations in memory of Mary-Rose Jallah be made to the below organization she supported and received inspiration from:

The Christopher & Dana Reeves Foundation

Viewing and Wake: Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Todd Memorial Chapel, 570 North Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767

Funeral Services: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 a.m. at West Side Baptist Church 15006 Randall Ave, Fontana, CA 92335

Burial Services: Immediately following the funeral services at Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Covina Hills, CA

Repass: Hosted by the Liberian American Community Organization of Southern California (LACOSC) immediately following the Burial Services at the home of Joshua and Joy Howard, Fontana, CA.

Blyden A. Russ 909-609-9609
Saybah Katrina Russ 909-714-9467
Dhaevah Yvonne Russ 909-609-9851
Joy K. Jallah Howard 909-228-0210
Joshua A. Howard Sr. 909-228-0549
Augustine K. Jallah 0886636919/0886820945/0775813209