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Gertrude Harris “Honey” Quellie-Kennedy

The Quellie-Kennedy, Harris and Kennedy families announce with deep sorrow, the passing of their beloved Matriarch, Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, Aunty, Sister, Mother-in-Law; Mrs. Gertrude Harris “Honey” Quellie-Kennedy, former Voinjama Public School Nurse, former Director of Nurses John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, and former C.E.O. Honey Poultry Products of Liberia. She was 89 years old. This sad event occurred at 3:10 PM on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Gertrude was pre-deceased by her husband, Ambassador Robert Quellie-Kennedy, Sr., her brother Lewis D. Harris, Sr and her daughter Saba Roberta Kennedy-Washington. She leaves to mourn her loss her children: Robert Quellie Jr. and Rosalita, George Zellie, Caroline Ceanea and Emmanuel, her grandchildren; Robert III, Emmalyn Trudy, Saye Carrie-Sonie and Fedner, Quellyn Rosa, Imaru Zellie Sr., Jesa Iman, and Jeremy Zion; her great grandchildren; Imaru Zellie “Ruji”, Jr., Fedale Emmanuel and, Zara Kennedy Gaithers . She also leaves to mourn her sisters in law; Matilda Kennedy Woods, Williette Gawolu Moifolley, Rebecca Kennedy and Fatu Haines Harris, all of her families in Harrisburg, Montserrado County, Voinjama, Lofa County and her beloved people of Charlotte, and Liberia.

Viewing: Forest Lawn West Funeral Home 4601 Freedom Drive Charlotte, North Carolina 28208 Tel: (704) 395-0055 Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM

Funeral Service: Convenant United Methodist Church 6824 Tuckaseegee Road Charlotte, N.C. 28214 Tel: (704) 392-3925 Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM

Internment: Forest Lawn West Memorial Gardens 4601 Freedom Drive Charlotte, North Carolina 28208

Contact information
Robert Quellie-Kennedy, Jr. (770) 868-9024
Rosalita A. Kennedy (678)227-2879
George Zellie Kennedy (704) 399-5386
Caroline Ceanea Cooper (908) 967-2605
Emmanuel W. Cooper (908) 967-2604

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