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Sunrise:   January 1st, 1929
Sunset: May 19th, 2018

John 14: 1; 18; 27
Let not your heart be troubled, you believe in God, believe also in me.
I will not leave you comfortless. I will come to you. Peace I leave with you,
My Peace I give unto you; not as the world gives, Give I unto you.
Let not you heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

The Ivy family of Pleebo, Maryland County along with the Williams, Watts, Jackson and Johnson Families of East Harper Maryland County, Monrovia, Liberia and the United States of America, announce with sadness, shock and disbelief the untimely death of our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great grandmother, aunt, cousin, friend, Mrs. Rose Priscilla Williams-Ivy, to a tragic car accident. This sad event occurred in the early afternoon of May 19th, 2018, in Montgomery County; Maryland, USA. Ma, Grandma, Granny, Aunty Rose, Aunty, Cousin Rose, Ma Rose, as she was affectionately called; was a loving, compassionate, quiet, devoted and caring woman to all who came to know and cherished her. Ma was the fifth of seven children; born unto the union of Dorinda Elizabeth and Rev. Garfield Charles at an early age, she was married to Mr. Allen Richard Ivy Sr., of Pleebo, Maryland County; who predeceased her.

She is predeceased by Samuel, Levi, John, Joseph, Cecelia and Ruth Williams.
Children; Helena and Adolphus Ivy; and Lauvette Williams. Ma leaves to mourn her loss, her loving children: Annie Ivy Woyee (Chester), Charles Ivy, Jane Ivy, John Ivy (Marian), Allen Ivy (Maria), James Ivy, Rose Ivy, Joe Ivy (Mahdea),Evelyn Ivy-Ward (Simeon), and Chester Ivy, Forty-eight Grandchildren, Thirty-seven Great Grandchildren, Sister-in-Law Musu Williams, and cousin, Mr. George Clinton (Addie).Nieces and Nephews: Leona, Beatrice (Eliza B), Sophia, Hester, Theodore, Rev. Levi, Dr. Garfee, Eugene,Shirley, Adolphus, Nehemiah, Harriett, John (JN), Clarence, Boimah, Musulyn, Lucretia, Diann, Josephine, Janice, Lester, Mamie, Roselyn Williams; William Toe, John Gaye, Melody Unoke, Lemuel Blackmon, Charles Ivy, Adeline Watts-Tubman, Rhonda Massaquoi, Preston Padmore; of the United States, Australia, and Liberia. She also leaves to mourn her loss a host of cousins and friends of East Harper & Pleebo, Maryland County; Monrovia, Liberia.

The family asked that ALL tributes be given at the wake except those specified in the funeral program. May her soul rest in perfect peace and light perpetual shine upon her.

Funeral arrangements are as follow:

WAKE KEEPING:                                                                                                       
Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 6:00 PM-9PM
Shepherd House United Methodist Church                              
107 N. Driver Street                                                                
Durham, NC 27703 

Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Shepherd House United Methodist Church                              
107 N. Driver Street                                                                
Durham, NC 27703                                            


Annie Ivy-Woyee                            (919) 452-8243
Chester Woyee                               (919) 308-8234
John Ivy                                        (470) 331-6962                
Allen Ivy                                        (919) 452-5611
Rose Ivy                                        (757) 344-8133
Theodore Williams                          (267) 772-1789
Sophia Williams-Verdier                   (508) 579-7920
Leona Williams-Washington              (240) 485-6109 
Lemuel Blackmon                            (404) 558-1253
Charles Ivy                                     (404) 838-0211
Rhonda Massaquoi                           (559) 750-2812

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