Kellita Atheline Whisnant Sherman (January 25, 1949 - April 14, 2018)
The Sherman, Whisnant, Brown and Prout families are deeply saddened to announce the sudden homegoing in her 69th year of Mrs. Kellita Atheline Whisnant Sherman. The heartbreaking loss of our cherished Kellita occurred on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Care Medical Center in Monrovia.
The late Kellita Sherman was born on January 25, 1949 in Monrovia unto the union of Claudia Violet Brown Whisnant and Ambassador Lloyd Kelly Whisnant, Sr. Her beloved husband, Hon. John W. F. Sherman, Sr., tragically predeceased her in 1980. She was predeceased by both parents; her sister, Rev. Dixine N. Carter Cox; and her brothers, Alva Carter, Isnard Whisnant and Lucien Whisnant.
Kellita leaves to mourn her sons, John W. F. Sherman, Jr. and Alva Rajoe Whisnant; her brothers, Lloyd K. Whisnant, Jr., Eric Whisnant and John Whisnant; her sisters, Veda Whisnant Farrell, Estellabella Whisnant, Olive Whisnant and Lloydlette Whisnant; her uncle, Isaac Whisnant; her aunt, Estelle Brown Hammond; six grandchildren, many foster children, wards, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand nephews, cousins, god sisters, god brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, her stepmother, Rosemarie Vanderwolf Donkersloot Whisnant, and a host of other relatives and friends in the United States, Liberia and Europe.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Samuel Stryker Funeral Service
Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Alzetta Prout Memorial Prayer Chapel
Ashmun Street, Snapper Hill, Monrovia, Liberia
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia, Liberia
Interment follows in Brewersville.
All tributes, except for the family and the John W.F. Sherman Memorial Institute, will be made during the Wake-Keeping.
May her loving soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in perfect peace.
Memorial donations may be made to the John W. F. Sherman Memorial Institute, the school established in 2016 by Kellita in remembrance and honor of her late husband.
Contributions for the school may be made by contacting:
Ethel V. Knuckles
Contributions for the school may be mailed to:
P.O. Box 881
LaVergne, TN 37086-9998
Contacts: USA and Liberia
Ora Horton (678) 524-3626
Stephanie C. Horton (631) 485-6581
Michelle Sherman (615) 968-6882
Rajoe Whisnant (615) 419-0713
Ethel V. Knuckles (011+231) 886-496-129
Augusta Sirleaf Horton (011+231) 888-653-712
Palmeria Brown Negàssa (011+231) 770-954-872
Lloyd Whisnant, Jr. (011+231) 886-612-886