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Gbessi Killiwe Jones,  “GK”

With heavy hearts and great sadness, we announce the home going of our beloved husband, father, brother and dear friend, Gbessi Killiwe Jones,  “GK” as he is affectionately known, was called to rest by our Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 18th 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence RI.  We are comforted that he is resting in peace with The Lord.

He is survived by this devoted, dedicated and loving wife of 39 years, Frances Ansumana Jones, his daughters, Deddeh  F. , Lorpu  E. (LP), and Shyloe K. Jones, his sisters  Jatu Lavalah Travers, Ida Mamusu Ansumana, Victoria Ansumana Carter, Margaret Ansumana, his brothers Rubel Travers and Benjamin Carter, Amos Beyan, his uncles Gbessi Kemah, E. Sumo Jones and aunt Esther Peal Kemah, Several nieces, nephews, cousins, a host of relatives in Liberia, United States, Gambia, Europe, Africa, The Monrovia College and Suehn Union Families.

We will miss him dearly but his legacy will remain with us forever.

Final arrangements

Wake: May 31, 2013, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
 Congdon Street Baptist Church
17 Congdon Street
Providence, RI 02906

Funeral Services:  June 1, 2013, 9:00am -11:00am
 Congdon Street Baptist Church
17 Congdon Street
Providence, RI 02906

Pawtuxet Memorial Park
100 Harrison Avenue
Warwick, RI 02888

Contact Information in the United States:
Frances Ansumana Jones  (617) 319-2422, (401)467-9966
Jartu Lavalah Travers (917) 853-4916
Victoria Anusmana Carter  (401) 374-1970
Gbessi Kemah (301)270-0059

Contact in Liberia
Gloria Dennis   231-886-613-826
Jatu Kemah    231-886-491-446
E. Sumo Jones   231-880-326 180

Hotel information
Comfort Inn
1940 Post Rd
Warwick, RI 02886

Sheraton Hotel
1850 Post
Warwick, RI 02886

Crown Plaza
801 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 732-6000