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Sophie Laurine Minor
Sunset: November 22, 2012

The Williams, Minor, King, Cephas, Benson, Weaver, Nelson, McGee, Brown and Earley Families announce with profound sadness the untimely home going of Sophie Loraine Minor. This sad event occurred on Thursday, November 22, 2012, at her home in Loganville, Georgia, USA.

Sophie leaves to mourn her lost and to cherish her memory, her husband Charles H. Williams, Jr., her beloved daughter Cornelia “CP” Porte, and three precious grandchildren (Stephan, Sophie, and Justice). Sisters: Johnetta Minor, Gertrude Minor Nwaobi (Nigeria, West Africa), Adelaide Minor, Myra Morris, Elizabeth Minor Lavala (Henry), Tanis Harding (Italy), and Beatrice Martin.

Brothers: Alfred Minor,  Ernest Minor, and Edwin Minor (Tarlo); her only surviving aunt Melvinia King Okai (Liberia);  Several nieces including: Millie Minor Williams (Aryee), Ella Minor-Hooke (Rev. Clifford Hooke), Lydia Greene Mappy (Samuel), Loretta Jallah, Sia Briamah, and Massa Minor-Brown; several nephews and grand nephews. Several Cousins including: Grace B. Minor, Edith M. Addy, Elfreda Earley, Dolly Haynes Stevens, Laurentine (Tina) Bass (Liberia, West Africa), Yvette ‘T Lady’ Cephas, Henry Cephas, Yvonne McGee, Florence Haynes, Enoh Cash, Julia Williams and Isa Williams-Roberts.  Several in-laws including Josephus Williams; several friends including Marilyn Stevens-Bowles, Naomi Quagraine, Margenine B. Dennis and a   host of other relatives and friends in Liberia, USA and abroad; including her Monrovia College (M.C.) family.

Sophie was born unto the union of Deacon John Henry Minor and Mrs. Dolly King Minor who predeceased her. Sisters who predeceased her were: Cleo King, Marthan Minor, Frances Minor, Celestine Minor Brown, and Dolly Minor Briamah. Brothers who also predeceased her were: John Minor, Jr., William "Bill" Minor, James "JH" Lewis, Charles A. Minor and Buster A. Minor.


VIEWING of the body:  5:00PM – 9:00PM (NO WAKE KEEPING)
 Friday, December 14, 2012
Gregory Levette & Sons
914 Scenic Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone: 770- 338-5558

Funeral Service: 9am – 11:45am
SATURDAY, December 15, 2012
South Gwinnett Baptist Church
3400 Rosebud Road
Loganville, GA 30052

East Shadowlawn Memorial Gardens
87 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA
770 962-2939

A repast will follow after interment at 1:00PM
 Ducor Banquet Hall
 706 Grayson Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
 770 299-1101


Charles Williams - (678) 791-3297
Cornelia Porte - (678) 933-2611
Alfred Minor – (763) 228-3724
Johnetta Minor - (401) 345-6814
Myra Morris - (414) 899-9088
Edwin Minor - (443) 542-1125
Ella Hooke – (404)781-8257
Josephus Williams (704) 458-9009
Enoh Cash - (678)895-2857
Imani Bendu (678) 429-3925
Marilyn Stevens-Bowles (770) 231-6958
Adelaide Minor - 0112316528265
Elizabeth Lavala – 0112316511728
Yvette (TLady) Cephas – 011231888139293

Lauretine (Tina) Bass – 011231886965131

Hotel Arrangements:

Holiday Inn Express Inn
E Suites Lawrenceville
520 John B. Wilson Court
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Rate: $109 plus tax

Whtes Inn
4648 Lawrenceville Highway
Loganville, GA
Rate: $60.49 plus tax

Crestwood Suites
1784 Presidential Circle
Snellville, GA 30078
Rate: $51.00 plus tax