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Mrs. Gertrude Araminta Findley

Sunrise September 1st, 1930 - Sunset November 27th, 2019

Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies (Proverbs 31:10 KJV)

The Findley, McGill, Milton and Lloyd families, announce that our dearly beloved Mother, Sister, Aunt, Grandmother, Cousin, and Friend, stole away to be with Jesus on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019, at 8 pm. Her transition from earth to glory occurred at the Silverlake Nursing home, in Dover Delaware, U.S.A.

Gertrude Araminta Findley was born on September 1st, 1930, in the city of Monrovia, (Rocktown Girl) Liberia. She was the 5th child of the late Mr. David Lindsey McGill of Monrovia Liberia, and the late Mrs. Arinza Milton-MCGill of Cape Palmas, Maryland County, Liberia.

She was predeceased by her husband, Counsellor Joseph P. H. Findley Sr., her son Thorneycroft Lindsey Findley, and all of her brothers and sisters except Ms. Ellen Crayton.

She leaves to mourn her loss and cherish her memories, her children: Sarah Jegede-Toe (Donald), Joseph Findley Jr., Gertrude Findley-Christian (Ed), Samuel Findley, Milton Gbezohnga Findley, Berma Findley, Leah Porter (Ralph), Alice Mapoo McGill, David Findley (Yamah), Jebbeh Klah (Richard), Famatta Gordon, Alice Johnson-Howard, George Herman Totimeh, Curtis Findley, Mona Haddad Lamour, Lisa Wilson and Deneah Martin. Twenty-six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, one sister, Ellen Crayton, sister-cousins: Lady Woods, Maria Milton and Charlotte Edwards and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States of America.

Funeral arrangements in the USA are as follow:
Viewing & Wake:

Saturday, December 28th, 2019, 8-10am Wyoming United Methodist Church 216 Wyoming Mill Road, Dover, DE 19904

Funeral Service in the USA:
Saturday, December 28th, 2019, 10:30am
Wyoming United Methodist Church 216 Wyoming Mill Road, Dover, DE 19904

Repast: On the Church’s premises

Funeral arrangements in Liberia are as follow:

Wake Keeping: Friday, January 10th, 2020, 6–10pm St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 10th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia,

Funeral Service: Saturday, January 11th, 2020, 10am St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 10th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia

Internment: St. John’s Episcopal Church Buchanan, Grand Bassa County

Contacts in the USA:
Joseph Findley Jr. (Buster): Tel: 702-810-3908
Berma Findley (Misty): Tel: 302-883-4330
Dr. Gertrude Findley-Christian: Tel: 302-270-0510
Samuel Findley (Bishop): Tel: 857-719-1870
Leah Porter: Tel: 614-622-2345
Alice McGill (Mapoo): Tel: 302-480-2586

Contacts in Liberia:
• Commissioner Sarah Jegede Toe: 011-231-886519644
• Minister Gbezohnga Milton Findley: Tel: 011-231-886510121
• Curtis Findley: Tel: 011-231-886511239
• David & Yamah Findley: 011-231-776372214 / 776621589

Hotel information:

Residence Inn by Marriott Dover
600 Jefferic Blvd
Dover, DE 19901
Tel: 302-677-0777
Fax: 302-677-1563

Hampton Inn
1568 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Tel: 302-736-3500
Fax: 302-736-6402

Hilton Garden Inn Dover
1706 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Tel: 302-674-3784
Fax: 302-674-3785

Dover Downs
1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Tel: 302-674-4600
Fax: 302-857-2123