Dinah Rebecca Mitchell &
Anita Mitchell Pearce

The death is announced of 2 sisters: Dinah Rebecca Mitchell, 82, (on Thursday, March 24, 2005) and Anita Mitchell Pearce, 84, (on Tuesday, March 29, 2005). They lived at the Pearce residence on 9th Street in Sinkor, Monrovia. Both were born and grew up in Millsburg, Montserrado County, Liberia.

Dinah visited her sick sister, Anita, in the hospital on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2005. Since the visit, she was never the same. On Thursday, she had an unscheduled meeting with a visiting relative. During the meeting she insisted on talking about she and her sister's funeral arrangements. She passed few minutes after the relative left.

Her sister, Anita, on the other hand, remained in a deteriorating condition at the Firestone Hospital in Harbel, following abdominal surgery on March 1, 2005. Anita died 5 days after her sister's death.

Dianah Mitchell leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Catherine Mitchell, granddaughter Yeye Raynes, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Anita Pearce leaves to mourn her loss 6 children, David and Julius Pearce of Liberia, Oretha Caroline, Nona, and Jonathan of the USA, and Lucy of Ghana; Mrs Rachel Marshall and children of the USA; Several foster children including Mrs Anna Thompson (USA) and Mrs Angeline Mitchell Mulbah (who took care of her till her death).

Removal of the bodies will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. at the St. Moses Funeral Parlor. Wake keeping commences at 10 a.m. at the St. Stephen Episcopal Parish on 10th Street in Sinkor, followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m.

The Late Dinah Mitchell will be laid out briefly at her home church, The First Baptist Church in Millsburg before both bodies are interred at a family plot.

A memorial service will be held in Baltimore, Maryland at a date to be announced.
May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in perfect peace.

Contact persons:
Mrs Rachel Pearce Marshall (USA) 410-435-4519
Yeye Raynes (Liberia) 231-6-565-688
Caroline Oretha Pearce (USA) 919-269-9173
Nona Pearce Jubwe (USA) 410-963-6916
D. Jonathan Pearce (USA) 443-921-0525