The family of Mr. Baseeru M. Sonii Sr. regret to announce with sorrow the passing of our beloved father, brother, uncle, cousin, and grandfather
Mr. Baseeru M. Sonii Sr.
Mr. Baseeru Sonii was born on September 17, 1946 in Sinje, Garwula District, Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia. He returned to Allah on April 16, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia USA.
Mr. Baseeru Sonii was a devout Muslim and a dedicated member of the Grand Cape Mount Association, Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta, Booker Washington Alumni Association and an active member in the Liberian community. He received a scholarship to study at Chicago State University where he earned his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Shortly after, he returned to serve in his country Liberia. Later he relocated to the United States with his family where he lived until his departure.
His passion for soccer transcended through his membership in The Invisible Eleven known as I.E. He shared his passion for sports by coaching in the Peachtree Booster Club and playing on recreational volleyball teams.
He is survived by his children Boakai Sonii, Miatta Sonii, Maima Sonii, Baseeru M. Sonii, Jr. Jarsee Sonii, Satta Sonii and a host of relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States.
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sinje, Grand Cape Mount, Liberia
7th Day Feast
Saturday, April 23, 2022
A 40-day Feast Memorial service
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Friday, June 10th 5pm: The Islamic Prayer
2631 Penders Ridge Drive Ellenwood, GA 30294
Saturday June 11th 2pm-9pm: Cookout
Pinckneyville Park Soccer Pavilion
4707 S Old Peachtree Rd Peachtree Corners, GA 30071
Sunday, June 12th 1:30pm: Memorial Service
The Monte Carlo Ballroom
2077 Beaver Ruin Rd Norcross, GA 30071
In lieu of flowers, please make donations:
Miatta Sonii (770) 633-4589
Boakai Sonii (404) 953-8487
Abraham Sonii (708) 793-0753
Baseeru Sonii Jr. +231-77 702 4038
Momodu Sonii +231-88 129 0774