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Arway Sayeh-Swepson

On Friday, July 4th, Arway, age 51, of Fort Washington, MD, wife of Christopher Swepson, and mother of Simbahti Swepson, peacefully passed away at Georgetown University Hospital, surrounded by family, after a valiant 18-month battle with stage 4 lung cancer.  Strong was her faith, even as Arway took her last breath.

Arway was born on August 21, 1962 in Monrovia, Liberia to the late Anthony Tieh and Priscilla Enisio Sayeh.  She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband, Chris, and loving daughter, Simbahti.  She joins the ancestors, and is survived by 15 brothers, 8 sisters, 942 Facebook friends, and a host of other relatives and friends around the world.  

A truly phenomenal woman of God, a gifted pastry chef, artist and writer, Arway will be sorely missed.  We love her dearly but God loves her best.  Her strong faith and encouragement to others will remain a lasting inspiration and treasure to us all. 

Oxon Hill United Methodist Church
6400 Livingston Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7pm – 9pm

National Church of God
6700 Bock Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 10am – 12 noon

Resurrection Cemetery
8000 Woodyard Road
Clinton, MD 20735

Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1pm

For expressions of condolence, please contact:
Chris Swepson (husband) 240-493-4882
Michael Tennikay Sayeh (Brother) 281-788-4873
P. Bloh Sayeh (Sister) 202-997-2652
Vivian Nyeneweh Sayeh-Weeks (Sister) 301-839-7642
Antoinette Monsio Sayeh (Sister) 301-706-8163
Putu Sayeh (Sister) 240-423-5025
Selekri Sayeh (Brother) 301-675-6028
Enisio Sayeh (Sister) 011-234-909-302-5885
Tarloh Sayeh (Sister) 301-580-3821
Stevenette Sayeh (Sister) 301-648-9609
Kimpo Sayeh (Brother) 678-409-6751
Gbesiouh Sayeh (Brother) 215-806-4319

For hotel accommodations, there are beaucoup hotels nearby the two churches in Oxon Hill or National Harbor in Maryland, or just over the Wilson Bridge in Alexandria, Virginia.