November 12, 1935 – December 11, 2022
The Blackett, Duncan, Diggs, DeWalt, Nance, and Williams (Samuel) families announce with regret the passing of their mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, and cousin, Ms. Jerusha Antoinette Blackett. This sad event occurred at her daughter’s residence in Montgomery Village, Maryland on Sunday, December 11, 2022.
She was predeceased by her parents, Agnes and Edward Blackett; her brother Emmanuel Blackett, son Gabriel R. Duncan Jr, daughter Nadyne Frankfort and nephew Konah K. Blackett. She leaves to mourn her children: Nester Duncan Diggs (Vivion), Jimmy Duncan (Brigette), Texanna DeWalt, and Weefus Gonyon. Her beloved cousin/sister, Mrs. Teleather Bonner-Walters. Her grandchildren, Delebah Reed-Yaidoo (Wesley), Stephanie (SalaMartu) Duncan, Nyanso Diggs (Louisa), Vivion Diggs II (Erica), Anita Letoh Gittens (Curtis), Naweh Diggs, James E. Duncan II, Jermaine Duncan, Jerusha Frankfort-Segbe, Byoga Frankfort, Zanga Frankfort, Zolega Frankfort, and Gamayu Frankfort. Her great-grandchildren, Tatyana, Alexus, Lavon, Brayden, Blake, Joseph, Chauncey, Ashley, and Wesley Jr. Her nieces and nephews Mildred Tupee Ezeagu, Jerusha F. Blackett, Amelia W. Blackett, Patricia Gipleh, and Roland Blackett. Her extended family, Sophie Wilson, Nathaleen Peal, Selena Freeman, and Myrtle Engram; and a host of relatives and friends, including her lifelong friends, Mrs. Shirley Henries and Mrs. Martha Shipp.
The time that she spent in our lives was memorable and full of joy.
The Celebration of Life /Funeral Service Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM
Join us via Zoom Live Stream of the Celebration of Life /Funeral Service https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88432712516?pwd=S0d0SVdnTENENGVjeVJaUWV4WDY4dz09 Meeting ID: 884 3271 2516
For further information, please contact the following family members:
- · Nester Diggs (301) 367-8438
- · Jimmy Duncan (404) 647-3018
- · Texanna DeWalt (240) 351-3013
- · Stephanie Duncan (240) 860-3834
- · Teleather Bonner-Walters (678) 523-9617
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour
1700 Powder Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20903