America Carvajal

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MARTINEZ, Ga. - America (Meca) Hode-Nasralla de Carvajal, age 92, passed into eternity on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 1:00 AM. She was preceded in death by her parents, Salvador and Florinda Hode-Nasralla, husband, Col. Enrique Carvajal and two brothers, Manuel and Alejandro Nasralla. She is survived by three sisters, Olga Salomon, and Lucia Estefan of Tegucigalpa, Honduras and Esma Hanna of Trujillo Honduras, brother; Dr. Nahim Nasralla of Chicago, daughters, Lillian McCollum married to Jimmy McCollum and Florinda Rutti married to Harold Rutti and grandchildren Ian and Aaron McCollum and Robert, Anna, and Abigail Rutti, all of Augusta. America was a Honduran born descendant of Palestinian immigrants to Honduras. An evangelical Christian, America was blessed with successful businesses, and worked tirelessly to promote her Lord, Jesus Christ. For many decades missionaries from around the world have used her home as point of rest and sustenance for doing the Lord's work. She was known for her soft spoken kindness and keen business sense that she constantly used to find ways to give back to her church and community. A memorial services and interment will be in Trujillo, Honduras at a later date. McNeill Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 109 Shaw Street, Martinez, Ga. 706.364.9122
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706-364-9122
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 1, 1900