ROSEMARY PORCHIA GRAY-RICHARDS
DAYBREAK: NOVEMBER 7, 1965- EVENTIDE: APRIL 2, 2017
“Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he was dead, yet shall he live.” John. 11:25
The Blackmon, Gray, Richards, Smith, Hutchins, & East Harper families, regret to announce with profound shock & sadness, the sudden transition of our beloved Rosemary. This sad event occurred in Monrovia, Liberia, on April 2, 2017, at Redemption Hospital. Rosemary was welcomed into glory, by our Lord and Savior, her loving husband, Horatio Richards, Parents; A. Barclay Gray and Hattie Victoria Elizabeth Blackmon, Brother, Robert Eugene Gibson & a host of other relatives and friends.
Rosemary loved her family dearly She was graciously known to her daughters as “Ma” to her siblings, “MG” and to her nieces & nephews, “Aunty Mary”.
She leaves to forever mourn her loss, her beloved children: Redell Hney, Abigail Duncan, Horatia, Louise &Emmanuel Richards. Grandchildren: Joyce & Favor Sumo, Rosemarie & Joyce Tetteh & Horatio Richards. Sisters: Elizabeth R. Tubman, Rosine M. Trinity (Wellington), Maude Gray-Gaye (Mac), Rosa Gray-Sherman & Etmonia Gray-Smith. Brothers: Arthur and Perry Gray. Aunts: Susannah Blackmon-Telewoda, Mary Butler & Sarah Blackmon. Uncles: Lemuel Blackmon (Comfort), Isaac Blackmon, Foster Mother, Tryphena Johnson-Ricks, Sister-in-law, Marina Richards & and a hosts of nephews, nieces cousins and friends, in Liberia, US and Europe.
Peaceful slumber, “MG”! May light perpetual shine on you, until we meet again, in the New Jerusalem.
“THEY NEED NO SUNSHINE BRIGHT, IN THAT CITY, FOURSQUARE, FOR THE LAMB IS ALL THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NO NIGHT THERE.” FOREVER LOVE!
HOMEGOING CELEBRATION & WAKEKEEPING
FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017
Holy Martyrs Parish: Barnersville, Monrovia, Liberia, W.A.
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