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Josephine Kelly Washington
Sunrise:  January 17, 1923
Sunset:   August 12, 2018

A Favorite Bible verse:  What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits towards me. Psalm 116:12

The Washington, Kelly and Guyea Families announce with profound sadness the homegoing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, teacher - Mrs. Josephine Kelly Washington.  Her children affectionately called her “Tee”.  She went home to be with her Master in the early morning of August 12, 2018, at her home in Virginia, Liberia.  Tee, Aunty Jo, Ma Jo, Teacher Jo leaves to mourn her loss, and cherish her memories three daughters, Gurley Mason, Ida V. Washington Guyea (commonly called I.V.), and Ruth Capehart; one son, Stephen Washington, and one son-in-law, Alexander Guyea.  She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Washington and her daughter, Martha D. Washington.   Also mourning her loss and cherishing her memories are her siblings Mr. Joseph Kelly and Mrs. Eunice Steward; her sisters-in-law Mrs. Caroline Washington Brooks and Mrs. Nancy Washington Nayreau; her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, other family members, students and friends.

Wake keeping service will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the residence of the Late Josephine Kelly Washington in Virginia, Liberia.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Virginia, Liberia. 

Contacts in the USA:
Mr. Alexander Guyea – (215) 779-3940
Ms. Enid Hoff David – (301) 526-2204

Contact in Liberia:
Ms. Gurley Mason – 011 231 88 801 8115

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Routing number:  055003281
Account number:  7689182199
Name:  Enid David