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Carolyn Soisette Kofa Sullivan

The Sullivan, Kofa and Dunn Families wish to announce the homegoing of our beloved, wife, mother, sister, cousin, aunt and friend, Carolyn Soisette Kofa Sullivan. This sad event occurred on Sunday, August 18, 2019, after a protractive illness from cancer.  The late Carolyn was the fourth of five children born unto the union of James Kieh Kofa Sr., from King Williams Town, Sinoe County, Liberia and Jeannette Dunn Kofa of USA, in Raleigh, North Carolina on July 12, 1968. Both of her parents predeceased her. 

The late Carolyn spent her childhood years in Virginia Beach, VA her where the family resided after moving from North Carolina. She graduated from Princess Anne HighSchool in Virginia Beach, VA and later matriculated to Hampton University, Hampton, VA where she graduated with honors in 1990. Soon after graduation Carolyn moved to Silver Spring, Maryland to join her two older sisters, Mrs. Cynthia Brice (Joseph) and Cathy Kofa. The late Carolyn spent most of her professional career  working with the United States National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services where she last served as a Grant Analyst with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, a medical research and medical training Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 

While in Maryland , she met her beloved husband, Mr. Robert Sullivan. Their Union was blessed with her cherished and only Child loved Noah, her son, Noah Sullivan.

Carolyn Soisette Kofa-Sullivan leaves to cherish her memory her loving and faithful husband Mr. Robert Sullivan, son Noah Sullivan, step-children Quincy Sullivan, Jasmine Sullivan, Jordan Sullivan, and Justin Sullivan; her siblings, Monah Kofa Brice (Joe), James Kieh Kofa Jr., John C. Kofa, Jr., Catherine Kofa, Sandra Kofa, Samuel Kofa of Monrovia, Liberia, and Martha Kofa Gabriel; her brother-in-law, David Sullivan and sister-in-law Janice  Sullivan. Also mourning her loss are her loving aunts; Maxine Dunn, Bessie Dunn, Terri Welmaker (Bernard), Agnes Tetee Faux Kofa, Agnes Wledhdee Kofa; her uncle, Julian Dunn; Nephews and Nieces - Terrence Brice, Marcus Brice (Megan),  Nathaniel Kofa, Tiffany Kofa, Christopher Brice, Masai Kofa-Wilson, Courtney Brice, Patience Gabriel- Guar, Precious Ngozi Gabriel. Great nephew and nieces; Savannah Mizelle-Penn, Amerie Brice, Marcus Brice II, Aurora Kofa-Wilson, several cousins and host of relatives  and friends living in England, United Kingdom (Mrs. Mary Kofa Beh), Philadelphia, PA, Liberia and USA. Other loving relatives who predeceased her include her uncles, the late John C. Kofa, Sr., the late Joseph D. Kofa Sr., the late David Dargbe Kofa, and aunt , the late Sayondee Martha Gbie Kofa.

We were blessed to have Carolyn in our lives during her earthly sojourn. She departed this life to join our many loves ones who also went ahead, and have welcome her in her heavenly home. She is not with us physically, but will forever be in our hearts and we will always cherish her memories. We know she is in a better place, where there are no more in pains and where her beautiful soul is resting in eternal peace. O Death where is thy sting, Death where is thy Victory!

…When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come to pass: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.” 55“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?”

1 Corinthians 15:54 - 55

Funeral Arrangements for the late Carolyn Soisette Kofa Sullivan are as follows:


Friday August 30, 2019 6 - 8pm

 Robert Evans Funeral Home

 16000 Annapolis Road

 Bowie, MD 20715

 Funeral Service 

Saturday August 31, 2019,  11am - 12pm
Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 
16000 Annapolis Rd, 
Bowie, MD 20715 


 Tuesday September 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm

  Maryland Veteran Cemetary

  1122 Sunrise Beach Road

  Crownsville MD 21032