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Jerry Nickey Zarwea
SUNRISE: October 11, 1990 - SUNSET: May 09, 2015

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that the entire Akoi, Washington, Jones Zarwea Families regret to announce the home-going of our beloved Son, grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend Jerry Nickey Zarwea. This sad event occurred on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Las Vegas. The late Nickey leaves to mourn his Mother, Doris Jones, father Joseph B. Akoi, His Grand Mom (The love of his life) Ma Korto Washington, several brother and sisters including, Chris Pratt, Jallah B. Akoi, Jr., Victor Akoi, Antoinette Sneh, Aquil Jones, Dylan Cain, Dareya Cain and Simone Jones. Other are; Korpo Akoi, Teddie Akoi, and Candy Girl Akoi, several Uncles, Aunties, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews, and a host of other relatives in the USA and Liberia.

Funeral Services are as Follows: All activities will be held at
The Victory Harvest Fellowship International Church
2536 South 59th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19142.

Wake Keeping: Friday, May 29, 2015- Viewing: 8pm - 9pm, Wake 9pm - 12pm.

Funeral: Saturday, May 30, 2015:  Viewing 8am–9:00am, Funeral Service 9:00am–12:00 Noon

Interment: Merion Memorial Park, Inc., Rock Hill Road, Bryn Mawr Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Repast: Victory Harvest Fellowship International Church.

Meanwhile, memorial contributions are very much welcome and can be deposited at the Wells Fargo Bank account number 1903324281 – Doris Jones. All donors to this account should please call Mrs. Doris Jones at (267)319-2428 for appropriate credit and accountability. Thanks in advance.

Please contact the following persons for any questions or concerns:
Mr. Joseph B. Akoi                         (267)-593-6160
Mrs. Doris K. Jones                       (267) 319-2428
Mrs. Yamah Washington               (302) 252-1216
Mr. Christopher Pratt                    (240) 535-5337
Mr. James K. Koiyan                      (267) 975-8793