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Eliza Nyanforde Elliott 

Sunrise: September 10,1926– Entered into heavenly rest: February 6,2019

Jesus  said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. - John 11:25

It is with grateful hearts for her longevity and for a life well lived that the Elliott, Gadegbeku, Wesley, Davis and Ogunti families announce the home going of our beloved and devoted mother, grandmother, Great-grandmother, Aunt and Cousin, Eliza Nyanforde Elliott.  Her reunion with God occurred on Tuesday, February 6, 2019 at the Catholic hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.

“Cousin”, as she was affectionally called, was predeceased by her sisters, Sarah and Esther Elliott; Her children, Caroline Musu, Friday Smith, Hemieh Wesley, Alfred T. Max Davis(Maima) and Samuel Kiazolu. She leaves to celebrate her memories, her sons: Ignatius Gadegbeku and Mack Ogunti Sr (Barbara) and her daughter, Dr. Patience Gadegbeku Williams (Kpadi), 16 Grandchildren, 10 great grand children,  numerous  foster children including her caretaker Mercy Wahdi Miller, Several nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends in the USA and Liberia.

May her soul rest in perfect peace.

Funeral arrangements:

Homegoing Celebration:
March 2, 2019

Removal: 9:00am – 9:30am

Stryker funeral home 

S. T. Nagbe United Methodist Church 
Sinkor, Monrovia 


Kaiser Memorial park

Brewerville, Liberia 

Ignatius Gadegbeku: (c/o Elizabeth Anthony) 011231880556355
Dr. Patience Williams: 301-412-3242
Mack Ogunti Sr: 0886917833 /     211922407921

Wani Wesley:  0886520893

Maima Massaquoi Davis - 817-899-5870