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Malessa Kelly Juluto McCrownsey

It is with great sadness that the McCrownsey, Juluto, Wion, Tarpeh,Nimpson and Jallah families announced the death of our wife, mother, sister and cousin Malessa Kelly Juluto McCrownsey on Friday,July 13th, 2018 at WaterEdge Nursing Home in Trenton, NJ.

Malessa has left behind her husband of 23 yrs. Meth McCrownsey of Chocolate City, Liberia, her two children, Welleh V Nimpson of Trenton,NJ, and Munah Jallah (Mayango) of Springfield,IL.

Six (6) grand children: Kwasi Henderson of Atlanta Ga, Enoch Irede of Trenton, NJ, Munah Henderson, Weedor Nyamah Jallah, TeTee Tenneh Jallah and Mayango Jallah lll all of Springfield, IL, and her God Sister Lucinda Kollie of Trenton, New Jersey.

Her Siblings: Peter Juluto, Lucy Juluto, Lucy Nuchea (Nyanfor), Zoe Juluto all of Liberia, and Christopher Tarpeh of Montgomery Village,MD and other Nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and cousins in the United States, Ghana, and Liberia.

predeceased family members are her parents Zoe Juluto, France Wion, and adopted mother Willette Bracewell, 

and siblings: Alex Juluto, Abraham Juluto, Elizabeth Juluto, Matina Teta Juluto Dongbo, and adopted son Joseph.

Malessa has worked as a Secretary for Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) for over 20 yrs until her departure to the United States in 1995, joining her daughter Munah Jallah in Chicago, IL.

Malessa relocated to Trenton, NJ in 1997 and worked for New Lisbon Rehab and Developmental Center in New Lisbon, New Jersey for 12 and half years.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Saturday, August 4, 2018 

Viewing of the body from 9-11am at Ledford Funeral Home

929 S. Clinton St

Trenton, NJ 

Service at 11am at

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 

801 W. State Street  

Trenton, NJ 08618

Followed by

Service at Colonial Memorial Park 

3030 S Broad St

Trenton, NJ

Repass follows at Trinity  Episcopal Cathedral


Contact persons:

Welleh V. Nimpson-609-225-2155

Munah Nimpson Jallah-217-553-5425

Mayango Jallah 217-816-9028 / 88-089-9546

Christopher Tarpeh 443-418-3433

Lucinda Kollie/Queta 609-262-8456

Malessa, rest in God’s internal peace, until we meet again.