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"For dust you are and to dust you will return: Genesis 3:19"
There will be a Memorial Service on Sunday, the 2nd of September, 2012 in memory of the late William James Agor and his aunt the late Mary Tekajwok Aba who passed away in South Sudan in August and June respectively. The family of Elder Agor would like to invite all the South Sudanese communities and friends to attend this Memorial Service.
Location: The First Presbyterian Church of Rochester.
Avenue 6, NW.
Rochester, MN 55902
Date: September 2, 2012
Time: 3:00 PM-----12:00 Midnight.
BIOGRAPHY: ABOUT THE DECEASED.
WILLIAM JAMES AGORMSC. Wildlife Management Juba University 1997.
Born on 29-01-1965 in Malakal. Graduated with 2nd Class Honours Upper Level Degree in Wildlife Management Juba University in 1993. He taught at Upper Nile University. He conducted a field research study on the Nile Leechwe (Mrs Gray) with the Juba University for his MSC. He was a candidate for PhD field work research on the Sheetah, which he could not do due to the ill health caused by the physical torture inflicted on him by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) in Rabak 1997. He is survived by wife and 4 sons and 1 daughter. Other near relative survivors include, Father, Step- Mother, 3 brothers and 2 sisters from birth mother, 3 brothers and 4 sisters from step mother. He died on 3rd of August 2012 in Renk where he was teaching in Upper Nile University Branch. He was diagnosed with a physical and mental deficient that arose as a result of beating and torturing by the soldiers 1997. May the Almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace.
MARY TEKAJWOK ABA.
Born in Adidhiang village of the Chollo Kingdom in 1935. A born Christian and her father being a Presbyterian church elder. She graduated as an elementary school approved teacher in Yei Teachers Training Centre in 1960. She was the first female teacher in the Upper Nile Province, (the present Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity States of South Sudan). She progressed and retired as one of the D/Directors General in Upper Nile State. She was a deacon in the Presbyterian Church of Doleib Hill. She was single and had no children. However, she is well remembered for the upkeep of her family. She was the breadwinner for her brothers, sisters, mothers and their offspring. She was generous, hospitable, friendly and sociable. She died in Malakal in June after a long illness. May the Almighty God rest her soul in eternal peace.
Elder James Ogilo Agor
Contact for more information: Tekajwok James Ogilo (507) 280-0237
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