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Mrs. Rebecca Rhoda Lawrence Zayzay

It is with great sadness we, the Zayzay and Lawrence families, announce the death of our beloved wife, mother, sister, aunty, grand-mother, cousin, and friend, Mrs. Rebecca Rhoda Lawrence Zayzay, commonly known as Becky/ RB.

Rebecca passed away in her home surrounded by her families and friends on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota after a brief illness. She was born on March 21, 1969 to Taekpon Domah and Felix Opatah Lawrence in Monrovia, Liberia.

Rebecca is survived by her husband, Samuel Mulbah Zayzay; her children: Debbie S. Smith, Decontee M. Smith, Samuel M. Zayzay Jr. and Sameria N. Zayzay; grand-daughter, Victoria K, D Draper; and a host of sisters, brothers, cousins, nieces, nephews; and many friends and loved ones.

Wake Keeping Service
Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Bethel World Outreach Church Robbinsdale
3900 Hubbard Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55422

Funeral Service
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 9:30am
Location: Bethel World Outreach Church Robbinsdale
3900 Hubbard Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55422

Immediately following the funeral service
Location: Mound Cemetery of Brooklyn Center
3515 69th Ave N, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Immediately following the interment
Location: Brooklyn Park Evangelical Free Church
7849 W Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Decontee Smith: (612) 481-5999
William Bouku Smith: (763) 443-1698
Zacchaeus Payne: (763) 234-6433
Felicia Smith: (763) 516-5053

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Address: 7011 Northland Cir N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Phone: (763) 971-8000

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
Address: 11801 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: (763) 425-3800

Country Inn & Suites
Address: 2550 Fwy Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone: (763) 561-0900