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Mary Nyeah Walkerwleh

Sunrise: March 27, 1932 - Sunset: May 24, 2019

"He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty”. - Psalm 91:1.

With heavy hearts and in thanksgiving, the Tuopaeh(Tuo-pay), WakaWleh, Sarploh, Weigepoh Tugbah and Sahpoh-Plo families announce the home going of our Matriarch, grandmother, great-grand mother, sister, aunty, and cousin, Mrs. Mary Williams Walkerwleh-Tuopay (affectionately called Menlaye, Dedkpyah,Nyeaan, Ma Mary, “Nyonnohwonwin”). This sad event occurred at the Gwinnett Medical Center located in Lawrenceville, GA (Gwinnett County) on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:30AM.

Ma Mary was predeceased by her husband, Hon. John Teikamanyonnoh Tuopay, daughter and son Rosaline Tuopay and George Sayplue Tuopay, brothers: John Williams, Jacob Williams, Jonah Williams and Edward Williams Wleh, Sisters: Arlene Williams-Jah, Mary Williams-Manneh,Rosa Williams-Wiah, Nancy Williams-Sokan and Helen Williams-Sartee.

She is survived by numerous children, to include just a few, Nathaniel (Jane) Tuopaeh, Jerry (Helen) Tuopay, Robert (Dorothy) Tuopay, Doris (Derex,I) Sango, Oliver(Ariminta) Tuopay, Richard (Christina) Tuopay and Hazel Tuopay; Twenty seven (27) grandchildren, Thirty one (31) great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends of the United States ,Canada and Africa.

Honoring her request, Ma Mary will be buried here in Georgia (USA) on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:00PM (EST)

Viewing & Wake Keeping
June 14, 2019
5:00PM - 8:00PM

Tim Steward Funeral Home
300 Simonton Road, S.W.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Funeral Service

June 15, 2019
10:00AM -12:00PM

Tim Steward Funeral Home
300 Simonton Road, S.W.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Broadlawn Memorial Gardens
5979 New Bethany Road
Buford, GA 30518

(Immediately Following Internment)

St. Edward’s Episcopal Church
737 Moon Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Doris Tuopaeh-Sango 678-557-4398
Robert Tuopay 770-365-8126
Oliver Tuopay 678-313-0069
Nathaniel Sokan 404-468-4577
Solomon Williams 701-809-5079
Dennis Jah 978-726-6965
Aaron Manneh 973-336-2176
Nathaniel Bartee 231-886510138/77017148
Nathaniel Tuopaeh 404-435-8369
Cinder Tuopay-Doe 231-776254824
Timothy Tuopay 231-778016996
Dixon Tuopay 231770268512
Sam Tuopay 231-777131206
Titus Tuopay 231-88606166
Richard Tuopay 231-886558903 / 0776555068
Jerry Tuopay 231886211047/0770971900

Hotels/Motels Accommodation

Comfort Suites
2225 Riverside Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Hampton Inn
1132 Lakes Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Home Towne Studios
474 West Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Magnuson Hotel
571 Buford Dr.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
520 John B Wilson Ct.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046