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Cornelia Mini Diggs Davis

Sunrise: January 16, 1961 Sunset: March 6, 2022

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:7-8

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that the Davis, Diggs, and Nimely families announce the peaceful home-going of our beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Auntie, and Cousin- Cornelia Mini Diggs Davis. This sad event occurred the evening of Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Galloway, NJ.

Cornelia, CD, Aunty Mini; Cornee-Cornee, the General” as she was affectionately called leaves to mourn her loving husband of 37 years, Fayia Isaac Davis; Her only son: Tennyson S. Davis Sr., (Valerie), Inangor Davis, Ika Davis, Louis Davis Seoh, Louis Diggs, and Danny Davis. Grandchildren: Gabby, Lindsey, Tennyson Jr., and Emory; Twenty-one siblings including: J. Wisseh Diggs (Eugenia); Tete Green; Anna Diggs Okai; Malia Diggs; Rose Ella Diggs Tweh (Steven); Melvina Diggs; Julianna Diggs Johnson; Jannie Diggs Momo and Victoria Diggs. Sisters In-Law, Brothers In-Law, a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins in the USA and Liberia and her “Kindred Village” The Liberian Community Association of South Jersey.

A woman of great faith, exceptional humility, dignity and grace, Cornelia was predeceased by her Parents, John Zor Diggs & Tomah Nimely.

The “General” will be deeply missed by her many friends and family members.

Funeral and Home Going Services

8:30am to 9:30 am & Celebration of Life Service - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Praise Tabernacle
2235 Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

The service will be live streamed via the following media – Facebook & Zoom

Holly Cross Cemetery
5061 Harding Highway
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

For more information, please contact the following persons:
Fayai Isaac Davis: (609) 415-4113 –
Tennyson S. Davis Sr.: (609) 457-9865 –
Ralph Henri: (973) 477-8259 –
Haja Konneh Bazzie: (240) 475-4161 –
Lynnette Henri Mends-cole - Coordinator (917) 566-1576 –
Rev. James D. Barclay (609) 553-0001
Rose Brown (267) 471-1775 –
Hayford Jarpa (609) 402-6907 –

Hotel Information:
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlantic City Absecon
240 East White Horse Pike, Absecon, NJ, 08205

Days Inn by Wyndham Absecon Atlantic City Area
405 E Absecon Blvd, Absecon, NJ, 08201

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Absecon-Atlantic City, an IHG Hotel
655 White Horse Pike, Absecon, NJ, 08201

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Absecon (Atlantic City) Galloway, NJ
100 East White Horse Pike, Absecon, NJ, 08205