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Mrs. Jemima Sharpe Porte Varney
Sunrise on September 11, 1926
Sunset January 19, 2013

The Hanes,  Porte,  Sharpe, Varney,  Rogers, Hungerford, Clinton, Green,  Jenkins, Smith,  and Lloyd Families regret to announce the death of our mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, cousin, and friend, Mrs Jemima Sharpe Porte Varney,  who went to be with the Lord, Saturday January 19, 2013 in CongoTown, Monrovia Liberia.

Mother Jemima was born in Edina City, Grand Bassa County Liberia, to Annie Hanes Sharpe and James Shape.  She was predeceased by her parents, 10 older siblings and other relatives.

Mother Jemima leaves to mourn two biological children Mr. Nathaniel Calvin Pope (Kumba) and Meatta A. Rogers-Ivy (Charles), 12 grandchildren Magnus, Princess, Yah, Calvin, Francis, Nathel, Castell, Thanvest, Robert, Jemima, Jeredine, and Henmeta, 5 great-grandchildren Shalonda, Queen, Elijah, Calvin, and Magnuslee. Foster children include Jemima (Massa), Fatu, Tawa and many other foster children, grandchildren, special Goddaughter Juah Gbarjueway, step children and a host of other relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends in the U.S.A, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

She worked at the Liberian Bomi Hills Government Hospital as the head seamstress from 1973 to 2000.

Wake keeping and Funeral Service is February 16, 2013 at Saint Gabriel Catholic Church in Brewersville , Liberia . Wake starts at 9:30 am to 10:30 am followed by the Funeral Mass at 11am.  

Interment immediately follows Funeral Mass at the Brewersville Cementery.

Repass, will follow the Interment at the Brewersville City Hall


(Daughter) Meatta Rogers-Ivy 678 481-2886 USA / 06535319 Liberia
(Son) Nathaniel Calvin Pope 609 233-3821 USA
Esther Clinton Dennis 862-215-3254 USA
Jemima Zaza 973-444-9076 USA
Jemima Massa Allieu 06403128 Liberia
Princess Pope Kortu 06828935 Liberia