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Death Announcement:  Elder Martha Zeah Garkpi Passes Away

        The Garkpi family regret to announce the sad home going of their dear Mother, Elder Martha Zeah Garkpi, Age 67. This sad event occurred on June 17, 2017 at the Houston Northwest Medical Center in Houston, Texas, United States. Elder Martha Garkpi who was commonly known as Grandma departed this physical world to be with the Lord in Eternal glory.
        A former teacher of Calvary Baptist Elementary and Jr. High Monrovia, Liberia. She was also a former Child Care director at Alpha Child Development Center Houston TX. A former residence of 14th street Sinkor area, Elder Martha was known to show affection to all who interacted with her. She is succeeded by 6 Children, Siblings, Neices, Nephews, Grand children and a host of other relatives. The wake keeping and funeral Service for Elder Martha will be held on July 14th & 15th 2017; location: Spring Wood United Methodist Church,1711 Cypress Parkway Houston, TX 77090. The grave site; Calvary hill funeral home and cemetery, 21723 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble Texas 77338.
In Liberia at the Living Word Ministries International, SKD Complex Community adjacent Sport Complex Monrivia, Liberia. There will also be a memorial service held in honor of her in Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia.
        Family members, friends, and sympathizers are all invited to come and not only mourn the home going of Elder Martha but also celebrate the wonderful life she lived. For more information please contact Bishop & Pastor Mercy Horace at 832-785-1287. We wish you Good night Ma Zeah; Good night till we meet again.
Love from your children: Pastor Mercy Horace, Judy B. Greaves, Deyon Thomas, Pauline D. Soeh, Calvin D. Soeh, Anthony Karto, Joseph Karto, Emmanuel Deah, Yekakpah Whyee, Teresa Soeh Jackson, Isaac Karto, Victoria Demey Dugbeh, and Zeah Gbainta & Alvin P. Soeh.


  1. So sorry to lose my dear friend and co-worker Martha Garkpi Soeh who was my housekeeper for many years in Liberia and great spiritual friend, too.

    Betty Tichy Thompson


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