Mourners celebrating the death of 94-year-old Krubozumo Piku Sumo Massaboi Friday, August 29, 2014 were told to take their assignment on earth seriously.
Rev. Emmanuel S. W. Nimley, Sr., told the family and friends of the deceased to be what they would want to be in serving God.
“If you want to be a deacon be deacon,” Rev. Nimely said, “and if you want to play a particular role in the church play that role.”
On the theme, ‘Take Your Assignment Seriously,’ Rev. Nimely said, “This Earth is not for us because we have no part to play on it.”
“We are here because of our assignment,” he said, “and the assignment is to fear God and worship Him, because this is the whole obligation of man.”
He explained that the efforts to accumulate wealth and properties are to ensure the continuity of society; but in actual fact all things are left behind when death strikes.
He told the gathering that dying at age 94, meant that the late Krubozumo Piku Sumo Massaboi lived a fulfilled life.
“Wipe your tears,” he told the family, including his surviving wife of more than forty years, Nana Sabah Massaboi, at the funeral held at the Grace Land Ministries, of Aluminum Factory, Gardnersville in Monrovia.
The late Massaboi was born on March 20 1920 and died on August 13, 2014, after a brief illness.
He worked for the Liberia Mining Company, LMC, in Bomi County for twenty years, “and later turned to agriculture, growing rice, and vegetables…,” according to one of his sons, Larry Jallah who read his life sketch.
The deceased is survived by widow Sabah Nana Massaboi, a host of children, including Albertha Massaboi of the USA, J. Lawrence Doe of Monrovia, and many grandchildren. The internment was held right after the program in Johnsonville.