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Mrs. Josephine J. Raynes

It is with deepest sorrow and heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of our beloved mother, sister, cousin, aunt, grandmother and friend; Mrs. Josephine J. Raynes on Friday, November 25th, 2016. This sad event happened at Phebe hospital in Gbarnga, Liberia.

She leaves to mourn her nine children; Mr. Michael D. Raynes, Mr. Joshua K. Raynes, Mr. Eric T. Raynes, Mrs. Wanda Raynes Brumskine, Mr. George M. Raynes, Ms. Doris S. Raynes, Mr. Paul Z. Raynes, Mrs. Pauline Raynes Tulay, Mr. Martin Raynes and numerous foster children. She also leaves to mourn her siblings: Ms. Yennah Traub, Ms. Martha Traub, Mrs. Mai-Jean Best, Mrs. Thelma Aworer, Mrs. Juanita Bropleh and Mr.Gola Traub. Additionally, she leaves to mourn her grand and great grandchildren, her cousins, nieces, nephews and many other relatives all over the United States, Europe and Liberia.  

May her soul rest in perfect peace, until we all meet again in glory.

The viewing and wake keeping will be held on December 9th, 2016 from 8pm at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Saukoko, Bong County.

The funeral service will also be held at the church mentioned above on December 10th, 2016 at 10am. Intermittent follows at Cuttington Garden Grave Site.

Repass will follow after the burial at her daughter Ms. Doris Raynes’ residence on Phebe Island, Gbarnga, Bong County.

Financial contributions can be made to the below account:

Capital One Bank--------1358161673

Contact Persons:
Mrs. Wanda Raynes Brumskine----240-543-7873
Mr. Eric Raynes-------609-222-1020
Ms. Doris Raynes------011-231-886573331