Abraham Kabia
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11:00 am
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Richardson Hill Funeral Home
1104 Oak St.
Texarkana, Texas, United States


Nash Cemetary
Nash Tx 75569
Texarkana, Texas, United States

Obituary of Abraham Atlas Kabia

The late Brima Kabia, (commonly known as Abraham) was born October 23,1946 in Lunsar, Marampa chiefdom, in the Northern province of Sierra Leone, west Africa in 1948. He departed this life on October 12,2019 in Texarkana, Texas. He was preceded by his wife Johnnie Mae Kabia, as well as his father, mother and step daughter. He attended the Roman Catholic Elementary School in his hometown and Saint Francis Secondary School in Makeni, the capitol of northern Sierra Lione. Brima excelled in his high school career and graduated with honors in mathematics, calculus, chemistry, and physics. He also had a flair for modern languages and had the most outstanding grades in west Africa in French and German in the Regional Scholastics Aptitude test of 1964. He could speak fluent German and French. He studied engineering at Fourah Bay College, the university of Sierra Leone before coming to the U.S. for further studies. Brima came from a family of royalty from a long line of traditional African warriors and freedom fighters. Hes known for his modesty, humility, and great sense of humor. He was also a very private man. Brima is survived by 

Brothers: Abdul Kabia, Yusuf Kabia of Sacremento, Ca. Francis Smith of Dallas, TX, Dr. Momodu Kabia of Oklahoma,Amadu Jalloh of Dallas, TX, Dr. Saidu Kabia of Washington, DC, Bai Kabia and Issa Kabia of Sierra Leone. Dr. Francis Kanu of the United Kingdom. Dr. Momodu Kabia of Oklahoma.

Sisters: Sally, Fatima, Zainab and Ann Marie Kabia of Sierra Leone, Alusine Kabia, Namina Kabia, and Mrs. Dora Adebiyi of London and Mama I of Lunsar.

Children: Tonya Kabia and Saladine Kabia of Roanoke, VA. Amin Kabia, Brima Kabia, and Santigie Kabia of Texarkana, TX. Katrina Kabia, Amina F. Kabia of Texarkana, TX. Felesha Brewster of Birmingham, AL.


Neices: Hon Issatta Kabia, Mrs. Khadijah Bah, Musu Kabia, Hamida Kabia of Freetown. Mrs. Musu Buhari, Mrs. Dora Adubui, Mrs. Yatta McKenzie of London. Ada and Aminta of Dallas, TX.

Nephews: Brima, James, Abdul of Sierra Leone. Francis Kanu and Kolifa of the United Kingdom

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