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1 Corinthians 15: 51-52: Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.  For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.   

Mother Nelly Louise Barbour-Richardson
Sunrise 1926 – Sunset 2015

The Barbour, Richardson and Lloyd families announce the peaceful home going of their Mother, Grand Mother, Great Grand Mother, Aunt and Cousin, Mrs. Nelly Louise Barbour-Richardson.

Mrs. Nelly Louise Barbour-Richardson passed away on Friday May 15, 2015 at her home in Paynesville, Liberia.  Ma Nel was a member of the Tubman United Methodist Church in Paynesville, Liberia.  As in life, now so in death, she was very peaceful, humble and always had a smile for you.

Ma Nel leaves to mourn her death, her children:  Louise Richardson-Hubbard, and Winston Do-good Richardson.  She is also survived by her niece, Mrs. Leona E. Lloyd; twenty-five grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, several other nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives, friends and loved ones in Liberia, and the United States.  

She was predeceased by her husband, Johnny R. Richardson; her daughter, Nancy Earley; and her son, Edward Hudgkin.   Ma Nel was also predeceased by her siblings: Augusta Barbour-Tarpeh, Joshua R. Barbour, Johnny Barbour, and James Barbour. 
May her soul rest in perfect peace.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:

Home Going Celebration
Saturday June, 20, 2015 at 10:00 am
Tubman United Methodist Church
Paynesville, Liberia

Interment - Paynesville Cemetery (The Barbour Family Plot)

Repast - Tubman United Methodist Church (Following Interment)

Louise Richardson-Hubbard (Daughter): 240-938-9438                                                                                        
Hon. Leona Lloyd (Niece): 301-755-5865
Elfreda Montgomery (Niece): 202-770-5520