Sunrise: November 18, 1943
Sunset: June 23, 2021
“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty”
It is with great sadness that the Norman,Tolbert, David, and Herron families announce
the home going of our beloved mother, grandmother, aunty, niece, and sister, Mrs.
Christine Augusta Tolbert-Norman, affectionately called CTN. Her transition to glory
took place on June 23rd, 2021 at 3pm in Cary, North Carolina, following a 14 year battle
with cancer. She was surrounded by the love and support of her family. CTN was in her
CTN was a strong woman of faith, follower of Jesus, an international educator,
humanitarian, entrepreneur, public servant, and agent of transformative change. She
touched the lives of countless people, made friends wherever she went, and exuded a
positive, passionate, and exuberant spirit.
Mrs. Christine Tolbert Norman leaves to mourn her husband of 51 years, Mr. Laurence
Cecil Norman, their three consanguineal children Dr. Carnley Laurence Norman
(Soenda) , Mr. Baimba Cecil Norman (Vivian), and Dr. Maavi Allen Norman (Lisa), other
children (Mr. James Armah (Joyce), Mr. Raphael Tolbert Bomosy(Esther), Mr. Samuel
Horace (Anita), Mr. Ezekiel Tolbert Norman, Ms. Marbue Cornelia Norman, and Mrs.
Rita Ronwongi (Jerry),16 grandchildren, siblings, and many other extended family
members and friends.
She was predeceased by her father, President William R. Tolbert Jr. (20th President of
the Republic of Liberia), her mother, Mrs. Victoria Anna David-Tolbert, brother,
Adolphus Benedict Tolbert, and sisters Victoria Tolbert-Yancy and Evelyn Tolbert-
May her soul rest in eternal peace!
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her non-profit organization Restoration of
Educational Advancement Programs (REAP) in care of:
Lifeline Children’s Services
100 Missionary Ridge, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
Or you can visit: https://p2p.onecause.com/africa2 to make an online donation. Click on “Donate” and choose REAP for the ministry you would like to give towards.
Donations in Liberia can be made at LBDI:
Restoration of Educational Advancement Programs (REAP)
LBDI Bank Account #: 002USD21615064402