The Johnson, Doe, Robinson, Davis., Abasi, Blamo, Decker, Macauley, Henries, Williams, and Hedd-Williams families regret to announce the peaceful passing of our mother, aunt, sister, cousin, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, Nellie G. Johnson. She was affectionately called Nellie J, Ma Nellie, Cousin Nellie, Na Ju, Take it time mu oh, I take you deh.
This sad event occurred at the Carmel Richmond Nursing Home, Staten Island, New York on March 12, 2021.
She was an employee of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Horticulture Section, Monrovia, Liberia for many years.
She leaves to mourn her loss her children, Letitia Theresa Blamo Davies, Prince Decker (Comfort), Dolores Macauley-Bass, Georgia Nellie Henries-Gibson, (Donald), Muyidee Williams and Claudia Hedd-Williams; grand children, great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild, Destinee Acee Ames; sisters, Elizabeth Gbee Johnson and Olive Sobor Johnson; cousins, Abraham Abasi, and Slyvanus Chea Freeman and a host of relatives and friends at home and abroad.
Funeral Arrangements are as follows: WAKE KEEPING:
Date: Friday, April 9, 2021
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Place: Cambridge Memorial Chapels, Inc.
Address: 530 Narrows Road South, Staten Island, NY, 10304
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021 Time: 9 AM, Viewing/ Visitation
Service: 10 am to 11:30 am
Place: Christ Episcopal Church
Address: 76 Franklin Ave, Staten Island, New York
Place: Rosehill Cemetery, Linden New Jersey, Time: 12 noon
All events will be live streamed.
Topic: Nellie Johnson Homegoing Services https://us02web.zoom.us/j/79142599232?pwd=WlB3Qi9RWm02eWRyUVdtRzdRTFlmUT09
Meeting ID: 791 4259 9232 Passcode: 654321
Covid restrictions according to the CDC guidelines will be observed.
All tributes will be made at the wake. Contact Dolores : 973 885 7196. Tributes must be no more than 2 minutes long.
The family can be contacted at the following numbers:
Dolores Macauley-Bass (daughter) 976 885 7196 Georgia Nellie Henries-Gibson (daughter) 908 590 2921 Claudia Hedd-Williams (daughter) 678 978 5292
Edwin Decontee Togba (nephew) 240 790 2035 Jacqueline Wilson (grand daughter) 917 923 9298 Stephen Doe (son/cousin) 301 523 0911
Prince Decker (son) 231 077 701 2867
Emmanuel Teah Johnson (nephew) 231 077 703 2084