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Ma Weedor Korlu Deddeh-Ballah

Sunrise on Sunday, January 5, 1941 and sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2016. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die we die unto the Lord: Whether we live therefore or die, we are the Lord’s. Romans: 14:8

It is a with profound sadness and heavy hearts that the Ballah, Deddeh, and Arku families announce the peaceful home going of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, cousin and aunty, Ma Weedor Korlu Deddeh-Ballah. This sad event occurred on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida   U. S. A.

Ma Weedor is survived by her children: Gertrude Ballah Tulay (Mahammed), Cecelia Ballah Jallah (Hon Joseph),Sabah Ballah Brownell (Lincoln), Alice Ballah Govergo (Jefferson),  Samuel Ballah and Musu Ballah Morris (koon). Eighteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, three sisters: Cecelia Arku, Fata Ballayon, Oldlady Deddeh, Two brothers: Charles D. Arku and Ballah Ballayon. She was predeceased by her husband James F. Ballah, Father, Taylor Deddeh, mother Kebego Jallah,her brothers, Sorsor, Samuel Dorbor and Mayango Ballayon, her sisters, Korpo Ballayon and daughter, Sawo Ballah.

Friday, April 22, 2016 from 4pm EST to 7pm EST
S.L. Carter's funeral home 
2212 Emmerson Street 
Jacksonville Florida 32207

Funeral Service:  
Saturday, April 23, 2016 @ 10am.
Christ Resurrection Power Assembly
7171 Arlington Express way 
Jacksonville, Florida  32211

Columbus Social Club Inc.
1501 Hendricks Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
On Tuesday, April 26, 2016,the bereaved   families  and  friends  will  travel  to  Liberia with  Ma  Weedor’s  body   and will be received by the   Stryker  Funeral  home in Liberia.

Hotel Accommodations: Downtown locations:
Extended Stay America $90 per night
1413 prudential Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Hilton Garden Inn Jax Downtown $125 per night
1201 Kings Ave 
Jacksonville, FL 32207 

Hampton Inn $118 per night
1331 Prudential Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Airport locations:
Holiday Inn Express $101 per night
1200 Airport Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Doubletree by Hilton $91 per night
2101 Dixie Clipper Dr.
 Jacksonville, FL 32218

Quality Inn Airport $75 per night
1351 Airport Rd.
 Jacksonville, FL 32218

South point Locations:
Courtyard Jax Butler Blvd. $127 per night
4670 Lenoir Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Extended Stay America $81 per night
4693 Salisbury Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Holiday Inn Express and Suites $95 per night
4675 Salisbury Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Contacts in the U.S.A. 
Jacob Cheeks---------------------------------------- (917)-544-9366
Victoria Cheeks -------------------------------------- (908)-943-7485
Alexander Bazzie------------------------------------- (301)-646-1670 
Sabah B.Brownell------------------------------------- (813)-495-5949
Alice B. Govergo -------------------------------------- (904)-207-2423
Rebecca Ballah----------------------------------------- (609)-310-8980
Slehnel  Diggis Dahn-----------------------------------(832)-326-1757 
Kebeh Zeze ----------------------------------------------- (347)-651-3080
Sonnie Jallah Kpehe------------------------------------- (609)-638-1932
Johanna Govergo Gibson-------------------------------- (510)-461-9987
Jerlice Govergo --------------------------------------------- (904)-377-4641
Kuku Govergo ----------------------------------------------- (904)-525-6911
Weedor Tulay ------------------------------------------------- (609)-284-7317
Varney Tulay --------------------------------------------------- (609)-845-8475

Contact in Liberia 
Gertrude Ballah Tulay -----------------------------------------011-231--886-574173
Cecelia Ballah Jallah -------------------------------------------011-231-886-519-346
Samuel Ballah ----------------------------------------------------011-231-886-907-135
Musu Ballah Morris ----------------------------------------------011-231-886-583819
Prince Tulay ------------------------------------------------------011-231-886-549-989
Kebeh Jallah ----------------------------------------------------011-231-886-573-910