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It is with profound sadness and deep regret that the Togba, Davis, Witherspoon, and Simmons families announce the peaceful home going of their mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunty, cousin, Mrs. Anna Kweade Davis Togba. Big Ma, Grandma, Aunty, Aunty Anna quietly and peacefully passed on to be with her Lord and Savior, in whom she has trusted, loved, and believed in throughout her entire life, after a protracted period of illness on the cold winter morning of Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the hour of 9:32 at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

The Late Mrs. Togba is survived by her many children, Kaye Togba Witherspoon, Serkeh Weah Togba, Mark Dargbeh Togba, David Yadeh Chea, Benedictus Woeflo Dalieh, Bartee Chapeh Togba, Gmasonoh Weewee Togba-Aboah, Barnie Kuo Togba; grandchildren, Pastor Dr. James Gbolo, Isaac Witherspoon, Sarah D. Wison Panton, Finda Batama Wohwoh, Alexander Juety Davis, Anna Sweetie Davis, Annette Sajue Witherspoon, Ester Polyonnoh Simmons, Esther Polyyonnoh Love Simmons, Dawn Juwalah Witherspoon, Stanton Albert Witherspoon, Jr., Kaye Peaches Witherspoon; Johnetta Tiah, Mercy Tiah, Kweadeh A. Togba, Dak Sorboh Togba, Wanneh M. Togba, III, D. Mark Togba, Sleh Togba, Princess I. Togba, Jebbeh June Paasewe, Bleh Cherry Togba, Wanneh Jueh Togba, II, Meima Dabah Togba, Dak Aboah, Aaron Aboah, Jr., Nora D. Davis, Murphy Gibson, Verisa Asata Gibson, Diamond Kweade Togba, Bartee Chapeh Togba, II, Lumuba Panton, Sanily Panton, Gmasonoh Panton, Richard Panton, Jr.; great grandchildren, G. Alexander Sekeh Jr., Julius T. Anderson, Rodney P. Anderson, and Denzel B. Anderson, Julius Lomax, Blama Kamara, Favor Ashly Davis, Anna Kweade, Melody Togba, Evelyn Witherspoon, Cherish Witherspoon, Dawn Davis, Darius Davis, Morris Kobe Peah III, and Kassidie Peah; nieces, Frances Gardiner, Linda Williams, Etta Simmons; nephews, Francis Appleton, Wilbert Davis, Nathaniel Appleton, Lovett Williams; in-Laws, Ernest W. Simmons, Mear Togba, Jima P. Togba, Ellen Zoe Togba, and a host other relatives and friends in Monrovia, Harper, and Sukeh, Liberia, the United States.

She was predeceased by her husband of 30 years, Mr. Dak Sorboh Togba, Sr. of Grandkru County; her parents, James Serkeh and Wanneh Jueh Davis; siblings John, Alexander, Nora, and Etta Davis, and Elizabeth Appleton, all of Maryland County, Liberia.

Memorial Service

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016

Venue: The Chapel of the Good Shepherd
             654 Church Lane, Yeadon, PA 19050
             United States

Viewing: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Service: 5:00 pm

Dinner: The Chapel of the Good Shepherd
              654 Church Lane, Yeadon, PA 19050
              United States
              After the Service

Funeral Service and Interment

Wake Keeping: Thursday, March 10, 2016
                           St. Augustine Episcopal Church
                           Barnersville Road, Gardnersville Township
                           Montserrado County, Liberia
                           6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Funeral Service: Friday, March 11, 2014
                             St. Augustine Episcopal Church
                             Barnersville Road, Gardnersville Township
                             Montserrado County, Liberia
                             10:00 pm

Interment: Johnsonville Cemetery
                    Johnsonville Township
                    Montserrado County, Liberia

Repast: Withergreen Foundation School
               Stephen Tolbert Estate
               Gardnersville Township
               Montserrado County, Liberia
               After interment

Ernest W. Simmons (Nephew-In-Law, United States) – (856) 228-7390
Etta Simmons (Niece, United States) – (856) 228-7390 / (732) 896-7649
Kaye T. Witherspoon (Daughter) – (267) 357-5014 (US) / 777 122 559 (Liberia)
Bartee C. Togba (Son, United States) – (215) 305-7885
Serkeh W. Togba (Son, Liberia) – 88 654 9379
Gmasonoh Togba-Aboah (Daughter, Liberia) – 777 230 636
Barnie K. Togba (Son, Liberia) – 88 675 6453
Anna S. Davis (Grand-daughter, Liberia) – 777 204 264