Georgiana’s Funeral & Send Off

UPDATE: We just found out Saturday that we will get everything for much cheaper than anticipated. Our goal has dropped from $25,000 to $14,000!!!!! 

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON'T KNOW HER WELL: Georgiana John, our dear friend, passed away suddenly and unexpectantly on December 5, 2017 at the age of 37. She leaves behind her mother in Sierra Leone. Georgiana came to the United States, as a child without her parents, looking for an opportunity for a better life. She went on to achieve a bachelors degree and get a good job but her main focus was impacting lives of those around her.

She served at her church, an international community, as a staff member, head of hospitality and youth leader. She was a light to everyone she met, build deep lasting relationships and was trusted by many to be there anytime she was needed.

Although she was not married and had not children she took the children of the church as her own. she poured everything she was into the lives of these kids. She taught and counseled them, was a shoulder to cry on and someone to laugh with. They miss her dearly!

Her church, the Sierra Leone Community and employees of Westfield Insurance where she worked have come together to give her the funeral she never asked for. We desire to honor who she was and the legacy she leaves behind.

We are committed to honoring her mothers wish by sending her body home to Sierra Leone to be seen one last time and laid to rest.

If you can help financially we would greatly appreciate it! We are all coming together to see this happen. At the end of the day we are all family.

You can donate by going to the GO FUND ME page below. Please mark your donation as "FUNERAL" to help with the cost of the funeral or sending her home. If you would like to donate to the youth group she was a part of to ensure other kids get the same opportunities she gave as was so close to her heart please mark your donation as "YOUTH".

*THESE DONATIONS ARE NOT TAX EXEMPT. If you would like to do a tax deductible donation to the youth group please go to


Saturday, December 16, 2017
Viewing 10AM-12PM
Service 12PM with food following
Destiny Christian Church
12119 16th Ave S, Burnsville, MN 55337

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