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“I am the resurrection, I am the life.  They who believe in me; even though they die, they shall live forever.”

The Morgan and Elliott families deeply regret to announce the passing of our beloved sister, aunt, cousin and niece, Dwela M. Morgan; who was called upon on June 3, 2013 by our Heavenly Father to serve and take up residency in one of the sacred mansions that He has so wonderfully blessed for her eternal resting place.

Dwela was the first of six children born unto the union of James Pache-Sie Dio and Elizabeth Elliott Morgan.  Dwela was predeceased by both parents.

Dwela was a graduate of B.W. Harris Episcopal High School and the University of Liberia where she majored in Sociology.
During her early years, while attending the University of Liberia, Dwela worked as a Cadet in the office of the Late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Hon. James A.A. Pierre.  Upon graduation she gained employment with the Ministry of Finance in Liberia. 

In the U.S she worked as an administrator with various corporations in the Wall Street area of New York City and decided to gain employment in social services.  Dwela was a proficient social worker and committed to the programs she served as Manager.
Dwela was a beautiful and devoted Christian.  She loved going to church and worshipping the Almighty God.  Every neighborhood she moved into in the US, the first thing she looked for was a church.  She loved listening to music, especially classical music during times when she was stressed out or needed to be closer to God.

Dwela leaves to mourn her loss her siblings:  Sie Morgan; Nathaniel D. Payne; J. Pache Sie-Dio Morgan (Le-Etta); Hnede Morgan; Wede Morgan Cummings (Jenkins); Wani Morgan; Andrew Sackey (Gertrude); Nyema Morgan (Gertrude).
Her nieces and nephews:  Nathaniel Payne, Jr. ( Mama); Daba-Jlah P. Payne (Vero); Wede T. Payne-Smith (Daniel); Elaine Cummings; A.K. Cummings; JamesEtta Cummings; Dempsey Rudolph Woods, III; Natasha Bowen-Tarpeh (Nyenforh); James Pache Siedio “Bridge”; Jenkins Cummings, Jr; Tecomblah Siedio; Eugene Cummings; and Harriet Elizabeth Cummings.  She also leaves to mourn her loss her cousins, other relatives and friends living all over the globe on God’s green earth.

May the souls Dwela and all the faithful departed rest in eternal peace.

Grace Episcopal Church -- 155-15 Jamaica Ave; Jamaica, NY 11432
Tel:  718-291-4901

Wake: July 12, 2013 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Funeral:  July 13, 2013 at 10:00am
We will be pleased to entertain all tributes during the wake.


LAGUARDIA PLAZA HOTEL:  104-04 Ditmars Boulevard; East Elmhurst, New York 11369; Phone:  718-457--6300  Fax:  718-672-8295
Booked under:  Dwela Morgan’s Bereavement; Event #  10921
Rate:   $125 subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.75% plus $3.50 occupancy tax per night) in effect at the time of check-out
Room Type:  King/Queen Beds; Two Double Beds

Booking under Group Name:  Morgan Family Funeral
Elmhurst, NY; Phone:  347-624-5603
Rate:  $115 per night + 14.76 taxes + $3.50 Occupancy charge per room per night, and are subject to change.

Additional guest:  $10.00 per additional guest per room per night (applies to the third and fourth additional guest)
Room Type:  Standard Double/Double or Standard King size
Complimentary Continental Breakfast Buffet is included in the above room rate.

Nathaniel Payne, Sr. (Brother) -- 231-886-549571
J. Siedio (Cha Cha) Morgan (Brother) – 770-714-7603
Hnede Morgan (Sister) – 718-807-8143/347-548-0955
Wede Morgan Cummings (Sister) – 225-454-5443
Wani Morgan (Sister) – 718-749-8027/347-548-0955
Nyema Morgan (Brother) – 613-627-1444
Andrew Sackey (Brother) -- 613-627-1444
Dempsey R. Woods, III (Nephew) -- 718-807-8146
Natasha Bowen Tarpeh (Niece) – 480-332-3863
James (Bridge) Pache Siedio (Nephew) – 917-340-8410
Ora Gibson Richards (Cousin) – 215-284-6429
Benjamin Snetter (Cousin) – 865-755-0742
Lydia Elliott (Cousin) – 704-299-9063
Harriet Greaves (Cousin)  -  781-901-9061
Anna Constance (Cousin) – 215-954-4053
Cecilia Blake (Cousin)  --  856-728-2350
Chelnecia Brown (Cousin) -- 917-627-8217
Evangeline Vampelt (Cousin)  -- 914-648-9355
Ernest Wallace  --  301-794-8987