July 17, 1982 – December 7, 2022
With saddened hearts the Brown, Bannerman, and Mills families announce the untimely death of our Husband, Son, Father, Brother, Uncle, and Cousin, Mr. Ndabaningi Michael Sithole Brown affectionately called “Diamond and/or Ningi” in his 40 th year. He journeyed from the terrestrial to the celestial on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at his home in Staten Island, New York, USA He was predeceased by his father Josiah Nyan Brown Sr., on April 9, 2021.
Ndabaningi leaves to mourn his wife, Viola Jeffrey Brown, three sons Nasir Michael Haize Brown, Rodney Jerome Brown and Andre Hines; his siblings Valda Karmo (Lahai) Nina Brown, Josiah N. Brown Jr., Rodney Kumeh Kaderick Brown, Vanessa Ade Michelle Sheba Brown, Edwina Brown (Gus), Nyemade Pearson, Winnifred Nyemah and Christle Carey; his Mother Doris Sheba Brown; his Mother-in-law Kou Jeffery; his nieces Ronnel Sheba Brown, Kazziane Moné Smith, Doris Brown; his nephews Frank Brown, Daelan Evans Lincoln; his grandniece Koshe Gbeadeh; his Aunts Elizabeth Bannerman, Joyce Bannerman, Vivian Colon (Rafeal), Ellen Thomas, Lorraine Bannerman, Eyvonne Harding, Nora Brown and Tracy Kollie; his Uncles Evans Bannerman, James Bannerman, and Lloyd Bannerman (Caroline); his Great Aunt Edith Levett (Willie), Esther Mills Jones (Kerston); his cousins Michelle Wento (MacDonald), Leslie Bannerman, Rachelle Dennis, Sophia Bannerman, Kylan Bannerman, Tye Bannerman, Rosie Pelham, Amelley Bannerman, Borya Pelham, Yaya Brown, Pat Bannerman, Clifford Thomas, Daryl Thomas, Alvin Puche Hill (Louisa), Crystal Hill, Denise Aba Lewis, Fatu Sirleaf and a host of relatives including the Mills, Bannerman, Buxton, Fredericks, Browne, and many more.
The funeral services over the remains of Ningi are as follows:
Arrival of His Mortal Remains at Roberts International Airport Friday, 23rd December, 2022 Air Maroc 4:00 Ante Meridian
Removal of His Mortal Remains from Funeral Home Thursday, 29th December, 2022 St. Moses Funeral Parlors Somalia Drive 4:00 Post Meridian
Wake Keeping Thursday, 29th December, 2022 Trinity Cathedral Church Broad Street, Monrovia 5:00 Post Meridian
Funeral Service Friday, 30th December, 2022 Trinity Cathedral Church Broad Street, Monrovia 9:00 Ante Meridian
Interment Kaiser Memorial Cemetery Brewerville
Mrs. Viola Jeffery Brown (Wife): +1 (347) 938-0020
Mrs. D. Sheba Brown (Mother): +231 (0) 886511694
Mr. Josiah N. Brown, Jr. (Brother): +231 (0) 886900548
Mr. Rodney K. Brown (Brother): +231 (0) 880630033
Ms. Vanessa Ade Michelle Sheba Brown (Sister): +231 (0) 555160647