“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me” (Psalms 23: 4). “Have fought the good fight, have finished the race, have kept the faith. Now there is in store the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award on that day to all who have longed for His appearing” (2 Timothy 4:7-8).
It is with weighty pains and sadden hearts that the Keonig, Flomo, Simpson, Kroma, Johnson, Watkins families announce the home going, in her 81st year, of their matriarch, sister, mother, aunty, and cousin Mrs. Nancy Keonig Simpson. This sad event occurred, after a brief illness, on Monday July 24, 2023 at the Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland (MD), USA.
Nancy Keonig Simpson was born unto the union of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel and Eva Keonig in Gbanga, Bong County, Liberia West Africa. She was a devoted Christian all through her life-time. She was an active member of God’s House of Prayer Pentecostal Church, Robertsfield Highway, Liberia, and an affiliating member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. She was equally an affectionate and compassionate mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and a special sister/friend. She was married to the late Colonel David W. Simpson of Liberia, former officer of the National Police Force, Republic of Liberia. Mrs. Nancy Keonig Simpson, lovingly called sister Nancy, mama, aunty Nancy, and grandma, was an easy and peaceful spirited person, and yet passionate about the world’s political and social challenges. She was unassuming, and heartened the lives of those she encountered.
Mrs. Nancy Keonig Simpson was predeceased by her parents, father Samuel and mother Eva, her husband David W. Simpson, and her son Wayah. She was also predeceased by her siblings Neomi, Jacob, Aaron, Samuel, Albertha Tokpa, and Robert, and her darling niece Melvina.
Mrs. Nancy Keonig Simpson is survived by her children Christine (Abraham), Alexander (Rita), Aletha, Rebecca, Korto, Victor (Cynthia), and Kelvin, her nephew Momo (Vanilla), numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends in the USA and Liberia, respectively. Moreover, left to mourn her home going are her very special sisters/friends Mrs. Margaret Ellis Harris, Ms. Olive Quist and Mrs. Ethel Junious.
Sister Nancy/mama/aunty Nancy, the time that you spent in our lives are memorable and will be forever cherished, therefore, may your soul rest in perfect peace and light perpetual shine upon you.
This announcement is signed by Christine W. Kroma and Korto S. Simpson, (daughters), Momo Wolapaye (nephew) and Abraham Kroma, Jr. (son) on behalf of the families.
Viewing and prayer services on Friday August 11, 2023 @2:00PM,
Teah Funeral Services Chapel
270 Fredhilton Pass
Baltimore, MD 21229
The funeral service over the remains of the late Nancy Keonig Simpson, in Liberia, is as follows:
Removal from Stryker Funeral Home Services, Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday August 26, 2023 @ 8:30AM, and;
Viewing and funeral church services @ God’s House of Prayer Pentecostal Church, Robertsfield Highway, Liberia, on Saturday August 26, 2023 @ 10:00AM
Christine Kroma (Abraham) 301 515 3045
Korto S. Simpson 651 529 5180
Alexander Johnson (Rita) +231 77 792 8615
Aletha M. Watkins +231 88 659 6924
Victor P. Simpson (Cynthia) +231 88 683 1933