He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust.
Pauletta Mamalen Kerbay
Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin, and friend
Sunrise: June 14, 1946 – Sunset: January 14, 2023
With sad and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our kind, caring and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin, and friend Ms. Pauletta Mamalen Kerbay. We lost this beautiful soul on Saturday January 14, 2023. She died peacefully at her home in Charlotte, NC USA.
She was predeceased by her mother Joanna Mallobe, and her father Samuel Cole.
She leaves to mourn the loss, her beloved children: her son Cozy C. Kerbay, her daughter KouLaito JoAnna Kerbay, her son Peter N. Kerbay her daughter Martuma Fayia (husband Johnny Fayia). Her grandchildren Pauletta Kerbay, Paul Kerbay, Destiny Kerbay-Grant, Ermary Michard, Pauletta Fayia, Jehnny Fayia and great-grand Prosper Barcon. Her sister Ettamee Pewu (husband Kollie Pewu), her sisters JoAnne Mallobe, Adnoll Mallobe , Abioseh Mallobe, Jerusha Mallobe. Her brother Priest Abu Cole, her brother Boakai Kiawu, ex-husband Peter Kerbay Sr, and a host of relatives including aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and beloved friends.
We will gather to celebrate her life and the joy she brought to many
Viewing Service & Funeral Service: Saturday February 11th 2023
Viewing Service: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Funeral Service: will start at 11:00 AM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
9000 Mt Holly Road Charlotte, NC 28214
Interment will be at Forest Lawn West Commentary located at 4601 Freedom Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208
Peter Kerbay: 843-999-7947
KouLaito : 843-765-6276
John Tonnah 704-449-7277
Gama`h Pewu 781-985-2872
Joanna Cole: 980-229-0703
Annie Jones 704-605-4890
Ramonita Banks – Johnson
Repass information will be announce at the church
Hotels below within radius of the funeral service:
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charlotte Airport
3055 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28208
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport
3412 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28208
Quality Inn & Suites Airport
3100 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28208