Joy, Gertrude
d. 1927

Wesley deaconess, who served as a teacher in Sierra Leone for five years between 1922 and 1927. before succumbing to blackwater fever. She taught at Wilberfoce, Freetown and then at her own request as a pioneer missionary among the Mende girls at Segbwema in the hinterland. Sha was also devotedly involved in evangelical work in one of the nearby villages. After repeated bouts of fever, she died on 18 July 1927.

  • Stanley Sowton in Methodist Recorder, 28 July 1927
  • The Foreign Field, September 1927

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