The late Tanyennoh “Tonie” Wisseh was born on February 1, 1977 unto the union of Mr. Bartehqua Nimley and Mrs. Rebecca Titee Korlah Wisseh of Montserrado, County, Liberia, West Africa. Tonie’s parents relocated to the United States in December 1981.
In 1997, Tonie Wisseh completed her secondary education at Cross Keys High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
Since May 2012, Tonie was diagnosed with kidney failure and in December 2019 with lymphoma cancer. She had been receiving medical treatment but did not recover from her illness. In the early morning hour of Wednesday, March 17, 2021, she transitioned from labor to rest at the age of 44.
In 1999, Tonie Wisseh give birth to her first child, Jaden, who is a student at Morehouse College; in 2001, came her second child, Nia, who is an incoming, first-year student at Clayton State University; and in 2011, she welcomed her last born, Antonio Jr. who is a third-grade, elementary school student. She had been a dedicated, full-time mother of three beautiful, intelligent, and hard-working children, working several part-time jobs to support her family. In addition to being a loving and devoted mother, Tonie was a supportive and caring aunt, sister, daughter, and friend to many.
The late Tanyennoh “Tonie” Wisseh was a member of the International Christian Fellowship Ministries (ICF), located in Atlanta Georgia, whose founder and Senior Pastor is Bishop Dr. William BGK Harris. Sister Tonie remained a devoted member of the Atlanta ICF Ministries.
Tonie and her three children relocated with her parents to Madison, Alabama in 2018. The family members she leaves to mourn her death are her parents: Mr. Bartehqua Nimley and Mrs. Rebecca Titee Korlah Wisseh; her thee (3) children: Jaden Savion Wilson, Nia Ariann Wilson, and Antonio LaVan Hughes, Jr.; seven (7) sisters: Kofa Wisseh, Glory Wisseh, Mamie Wisseh, Tekonbla Felicia Wisseh, Kofa Kay Wisseh-Peters, Ann Tetee Wisseh; three (3) brothers: Klay Wisseh, Boyah Wisseh, and Workleh Wisseh; and eight (8) nieces and nephews: Klay Wisseh, Jr., Prince Wisseh, Ruth Wisseh, Genesis Wisseh, Brionna Williams, Christian Williams, Andre Cross, Jr., and Gabriel Townes.
Also, there are several cousins, relatives and host of friends in Liberia and the United States to mourn his departure; some of whom are: Ms. Tetee-fueh Katetorh Korlah, Elder Siahyonkron J. K. and Mrs. Lulu Cassell Nyanseor, Sis. Menia Jugbeh Nyanseor, Sarkpah F. and Mrs. Ankie Nyanseor; Arch-Bishop Isaac S. and Bishop Lucy Jlay Winker, Orlando Jlakron Wisseh, Ralph Kofi Wollo, Sr., Mr. Moses and Mrs. Afoua Tarlor Walters, Mrs. Tanneh Walters Koayen, Mr. Garrison & Mrs. Frances Togba, Ms. Roseline Togba, Ms. Beatrice K. Seeboe, Ms. Roseline Jarba Appleton, Mr. Joe and Mrs. Yvonne Yeah, Mr. Rennie and Mrs. Jose Kulah Curran, Sis. Yanga Gibson Williams and Sis. Tonie’s ICF Church family.
Sister Tonie as she is commonly referred to will be laid to rest on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Madison, Alabama, USA. She will be missed, but God loves her best. May her soul and the souls of all our predeceased relatives rest in perpetual peace!