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Brief Life Reflection of Emma K. Wuor

(Sunrise January 6, 1953 to Sunset April 19, 2022)

The Lord called our sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, friend, and loved one
home on April 19, 2022 at the Catholic Hospital in Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia.

Mama, Aunty Emma, Ma Emma, Grandma, Sister Emma, Honorable, Madam Wuor, as she was affectionately called by many. Miss Emma Wuor was born on January 6, 1953 in Zuluyee, Nimba County, Liberia unto the union of Chief Joseph Saye Mesaan Wuor (Clan Chief of the Garr Clan) and Mrs. Kou-Teh Gonyornor Wuor (of Buzee Town, Nimba County, Liberia). Miss Emma was predeceased by her husband, Mr. Sam Andrews of Barnersville Estate.

Miss Emma Wuor had many children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She is survived by her sons Theophilus Hoggard, Willie Bowier, Grant Toks Desbordes (deceased), and daughters Roselyn Mollay and Wannie K. Wuor. Her grandchildren are as follows: Augusta Hoggard Edwards, Emma Hoggard Okafor-Obdiegwu, Theodosia Hoggard, Emma Mollay, Oliver Mollay, Maima Mollay, Patrick L. Weanquoi, Kendra G.K. Mentee, Mollay, Amarie Desbordes, Marselle Desbordes, and Eddieandre Gblee. Great Grandchildren are: Raymond Celia Jardon, Lucian Saiday Edwards III, August Caleb Edwards, Miracle Okafor, Remymartin Okafor, Mercy Wuor, and Alex Wuor.

Miss Emma Wuor has eight (8) siblings, Roland S. Wuor (deceased), Stephen Wuor (deceased), John S. Wuor, Hector Wuor, Rebecca Wuor, Eleanor Wuor, Sam Wuor (deceased), Yahzomo Wuor, and Louise Yei Wuor-Smith. Miss Emma Wuor also had several nephews and nieces.


Honorable Emma Wuor's elementary education was obtained at the Zuluyee public school. She attended high school at the Sanniquellie Central High School in Nimba County, Liberia. Miss Emma obtained her Bachelor's of Science Degree (BSC) in Criminal Justice at Kent State University, Ohio, USA.

Professional Experiences

Madame Wuor served as a captain at the Executive Mansion as a special security upon her return to Liberia from the USA. She worked with the government agency-SSS in Monrovia, later worked as the Dean of AME Zion University, and also worked as the Chief of National Port Authority (NPA) in the criminal justice department.

Honorable Emma K. Wuor furthered her work experiences as Chief of Security of Liberia National Petroleum Corporation (LNPC), Minister of Post & Telecommunications in the year 2000, Assistant Minister of the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and Director of Training and Development at the Ministry of Justice during the leadership of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
She worked as an Instructor at both the United Methodist University Criminal Justice Department and the Nimba County Community College Criminal Justice Department.

“Mama we love and miss you.”

Funeral & Wake Keeping ITINERARY

Wake keeping will be held at her home in Barnesville Estate on Thursday May 12, 2022 from 7pm to 12:00 am

Removal of her body from St. Moses Funeral Home with a short Service May 13, 2022 from 9am to 10:30am

Her body will be taken to Zuluyee, Nimba County, her home-town on May 13, 2022

The wake keeping service will start in the evening on the same day.

The funeral service will be held on May 14, 2022 starting at 10am after which, interment will follow at the Family plot in Zuluyee.

Buses will be available for sympathizers to be transported to Nimba County for the Wake and Funeral Services.