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Helen Mabel Ola Timity
January 15, 1938 - February 10, 2017
Service Date: February 11, 2017
Funeral Home R. N. Horton Co. Morticians, Inc.
Church Church Of Th Resurrection
Friday (2/10): Wake – 7PM to 10PM, St. Mark United Methodist Church
Saturday (2/11): Viewing, 9AM, Church Of The Resurrection
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The life of the Late Mrs. Helen Mabel Ola Timity
On the morning of 10 January 2017, our Matriarch, Helen Timity slipped away peacefully; in the same manner of which she lived her life.
Helen Mabel Ola Timity (née) Johnson was born on Saturday the 15th of January 1938 at Everett Street in York Village in the Western area of Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Her education began at York Village at The York Amalgamated Elementary School where she graduated and went on to the Methodist Girls’ High School at Wilberforce Village, Freetown. After impressively graduating two years early, she entered Fourah Bay College in the Teacher Training Department and attained the Teacher’s Certificate in Elementary Education. After joining her husband in the United States, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education from University of the District of Columbia and her graduate study was completed at Howard University where she obtained a Master’s Degree in Education. She retired teaching at Southgate Elementary School in the Anne Arundel County School System.
Helen belonged to many organizations including, The Methodist Girls’ High School Old Girls Association, Washington Metropolitan Chapter, USA Branch of which she served as Vice President and President, and The Mothers’ Union Washington Metropolitan Area Branch. She was a former member of the Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County, the Maryland State Teachers Association, and the National Education Association. She was a member of the Maryland Retired Teachers Association and the Anne Arundel County Retired Teachers Association. She is included in the “Who’s Who” Among America’s Teacher’s 2003-2004 for educational excellence.
Helen is survived by her husband of 56 years, Rev. Dr. Roland J. R. Timity; three daughters, Theresa, Tabitha (Samad), and Marion; two sons, Theophilus (Tonia) and Harold; and six grandchildren, Sierra, Jeremy, Joshua, Jordan, Zahra and Imani. A daughter, Theodora preceded her in death.