1st Requiem, Oklahoma City, USA, August 26, 2018

About GMCC Church

From: Rev. Tabe Brownell

Dear Visitor:

Grace Missionary Community Church  (GMCC) is a Christian Church incorporated in Oklahoma and established in Oklahoma City for more than twenty years.

Thank you for the countless sacrifices made by each and every one of you for supporting the first Requiem Mass in Oklahoma City for Mami Berthe Nana Tiako nee Tchouameni, decesed on August 22, 2017 at Nkongsamba, Littoral Region of Cameroon, West Africa.

Mami Berthe Nana Tiako



Reverend Tabe Williams Brownell, Senior Pastor


August 26, 2018


Grace Missionary Community Church 
4218 South Lindsay Avenue 
Oklahoma City, OK 73129


Church/Requiem Mass (details below)

  • 10:30 AM Church Service 
  • 11:30 AM Requiem

Lunch immediately following service

  • 01:00 PM Lunch Buffet
  • Buffet Style: Relaxed dining space offering all-you-can-eat buffets of sushi, Chinese & Mexican food & desserts
  • Location: Taste of China Restaurant, 7435 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73139 

About Mami Berthe Tiako nee Nana Tchouameni

  • Born in the town of Bana, Haut-Nkam Division, West Region of Cameroon in 1947, she served as First Lady for several counties (Arrondissements) in Cameroon, including Deuk (Mbam-et-Inoubou, Center Region) and Yabassi (Nkam, Littoral Region).
  • As the first Lady of Yabassi Mami Berthe helped welcome President of Cameroon Ahmadou Ahidjo during the inauguration of the bridge over the Nkam river on November 11, 1979. According to severals, her cuisine was very much appreciated by Ahidjo that day.
  • Mami Berthe served as Principal Cashier for the two and only movies theather in Nkogsamba in the eighties: Cinema le "Relai" and Cinema the "Mungo".
  • Mami Berthe was the General Secratary of Bana Women of Nkongsamba Association and also the President of Bana Women of Ward III of Nkongsamba. She was an active base militant of OFRDPC, a  women division of current political ruling party (RDPC) of Nkongsamba
  • She was a devout Christian and lifelong member of the Catholic parish of Nkongsamba. Mami Berthe will be survived by her Husband, several children and grand-children.

Welcome to Grace Missionary Community Church

August 26, 2018 Tentative Program for Mami Berthe

  • Call to Worship: [Pastor T.W.Brownell]
  • Praise and Worship (This Is The Day) [Sis. Carmen Brown]
  • Responsive Reading (Pg. 524, #573) [Precious Williams]
  • Selection Medley of Songs of the Cross
  • **Scripture Reading (Ezekiel 3: 16-21) [Blessing Watkins]
  • Prayer and Praise Ministry [Sis Celestine Watkins]
  • Announcements [Bro Frank Williams] 
  • Pastoral Observation and Recognition of Guests [Pastor T.W.Brownell]
  • Introduction for Mami Berthe [Bro Dr. Pierre Tiako and Christine Tiako]
  • Mami Berthe Life and Funeral [Sis Josyline Mekontso]
  • Requiem Reading (TBD) [Bro Dr. Hyacinthe Aboudja]
  • Tithes and Offering (Follow the Ushers directions) "We Sing Praises"
  • Selection (I Give Myself Away) [Precious Williams]
  • News From Heaven ("A Watchman for Christ" Scripture: Ezekiel 3: 16-21) [Pastor T.W. Brownell]
  • Invitation to Discipleship [Pastor T.W. Brownell]
  • Communion [Pastor T.W. Brownell] 

**No walking during this time (Please silence all cell phones)

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