Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
1918 - 2013
Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Published by Mercury News on Dec. 5, 2013.
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Wanda Campbell
January 25, 2020
Gone from us physically, however you always remain with us in spirit.
Timothy Moreino
July 18, 2019




Lisa Murrey Ransom
January 19, 2019

Our sincere sympathies and condolences goes out to the family and friends of Nelson Mandela. May the Beautiful Memories of your loved one provide solace and strength to you and your family during this difficult time. May you also find comfort in God's promise of life without end in Paradise as we all look forward to getting a firm hold on the REAL Life. 1 Tim 6:19-
Ezeko & Rossy
December 5, 2017
Just know this, for this man to endure and survive 26 years of prison of the poorest conditions and still be sane...WOW!!!....MANDELA will always be my HERO, his name will forever be in the history books (please believe). Thanks for one's STRENGTH and DETERMINATION in believing change can happen when we all stand together and fight for the people....GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Valenda Newell
July 21, 2016
Rest in peace. Your example shows the world how fine a human being can be. Joy Knohr, December 6, 2013, Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
Joy Knohr
December 6, 2013
Thank You for inspiring everyone around the world to fight for your nation and never giving up even when you were in jail. You Are my HERO NELSON MANDELA!!!! Gon but never forgotten. R.I.P
September 28, 2015
The best leaders lead by example with the power of their actions that will change people's life for ever...
Sevignani Cinzia
January 17, 2015
"For I well know the thoughts that I am thinking toward you declares God, thoughts of peace and not of calamity, to give you a future and a hope."- Jeremiah 29:11. Soon your loved one will see the fulfillment of this promise, when he will be reunited with you in better conditions right here on earth. My sincere condolence,
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charise morgan
December 30, 2014
December 10, 2014
December 10, 2014
Gone but never forgotten! Thanks for all your contributions to mankind.
December 10, 2014
Your spirit of peace, kindness and forgiveness is getting STRONGER and S T R O N G E R in the hearts and minds of people worldwide.

Madiba! Madiba! Madiba!

Rest In Peace (RIP) !!!

Charles Edwards
Tuskegee University 72
Charles D. Edwards
September 15, 2014
Mr. Mandela, I have dreamed of visiting the place of my natural origin-South Africa! You lived a long, life that many can learn from, you are in the history books for many reasons,I believe the main reason was for your humanitarian efforst and the way you fought for equality for black people and not only black peole but for all people. You will be missed Dearly. I plan to take my dream vacation to South Africa, in 2014 gods willing. I have never seen where a guest book will remain online permanently, but who desrves it more than you!Thank you for your world love and contributions to mankind~R.I.P

" May your family get all of the love and support that you gave the world"

Annelle Johnson Elder-Decatur, GA
May 28, 2014
Madiba! I have always loved you and the people of South Africa. My heart shed many tears it seems for a life time over the injustice and cruelty inflicted under apartheid. Your heart was for all people. Loving kindness and forgiveness was your pathway. Peace was your voice.I am thankful for having lived during your lifetime. Truly you are a rare individual!
Nazarene Mckinney
March 30, 2014
To the Family of Mr. Nelson Mandela, You are in my Thoughts and Prayers. Thanks Mr. Mandela for what you stood for and making History in Africa. You endured many things and struggles.
Erika Reeves
March 25, 2014
To the family of Nelson Mandela: it is an honor to have the oppoturnity to sign the guest book of a great man. May the legacy he left behind never be forgotten.

Dr Bobbie Wilson
12228 Lester Court
Chino, CA 91710
March 23, 2014
La Biblia menciona ves tras la promesa de la resureccion. Por ejemplo un angel or dijo a Daniel :"Descansaras pero te pondras depie para tu porsion al fin de los Dias"(Daniel 12:13). Jesus les dijo a los saduceos, lideres religiosos que no creian en la resureccion:"Estan equibocados, porque no conosen ni las escrituras no el poder de Dios " (Mateo 22:23,29) y el apostol Pablo afirmo :"Tengo Esperanza encuanto a Dios de que va haber resureccion asi de justos como de injustos "(Hechos 24:15)
Mauricio Orellana
January 25, 2014
To the Mandela Family,
My condolences on the loss of Mr. Mandela. I had the pleasure of seeing him in 1998 at the unveiling of a plaque at the Canadian Human Rights monument near Ottawa's City Hall. He was an inspiration to us all.
Maureen Ghosh-McDonald
January 16, 2014
A true King amongst Kings, a man God chose to show us mercy and righteousness has gone home to be with the ALmighty. May God Bless you and your family your struggle is everyones struggle, the struggle for freedom and standing as a human being and shall never be forgotten!
righteous teacher
January 12, 2014
We would like to offer our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and fans of Nelson Mandela.

Mr. Mandela was a great man.

We hope and pray that his spirit will live in the hearts and minds of people worldwide forever.

Rest In Peace (RIP) !!!

Charles Douglas Edwards
Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Frederick Douglass Hall
Morehouse College
Charles Douglas Edwards
January 8, 2014
Your strength has touch many lives.
Lorraine Moore
January 7, 2014
I am so sorry to hear the loss of this selfless man who worked very hard for the people in South Africa. I give my full condolences to the family of Mr. Nelson Mandela.
Marissa Hairston
January 4, 2014
A true world hero.
Karen Gendron
December 29, 2013
Here's hoping that the candle Mr. Mandela lit will continue to burn in the lives of those of us who remain. Peace to you all!
Cathy Sauls
December 28, 2013
rip mr nelson mandela you were such a wonderful man I always look up to you and what you beleaved in may god bless your family my heart goes out to them
bonnie barr
December 27, 2013
My prayers are with you, Mandela Family as you mourn the lost of a husband, father, uncle, grandfather and a great leader. As he rest in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we thank Him for the time he shared such a beautiful soul with us. May God keep His loving arms of protection and comfort around you as you go through this storm.

My Love and respect to you all,
Lynda R. Jackson
December 27, 2013
December 27, 2013
Sorry for your lost of A great Man and Leader..
Many God Bless you all.
Cynthia Russ-Jones
December 26, 2013
Ps.121,"From where will our help come? From the maker of heaven and earth".
December 25, 2013
Merry Christmas Nelson
The world mourns your loss.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Gone but never forgotten.
December 25, 2013
December 25, 2013
To Nelson Mandela,I watch you grow in life,very nice.Falling in love and getting married having children and raising a family,doing well in an admirable career,these are all your major experiences of happiness the wonderful experiences of life mask no burden.Your's Truly,Tyson L.Santaella
Tyson L. Santaella
December 21, 2013
To Nelson Mandela,
You were a good leader. My prayers go to your family. Lisa Weiner
Lisa Weiner
December 21, 2013
TINA Yarosz
December 19, 2013
God speed to a great man a great leader who inspired us all to persevere. You will be missed on earth but what a joy it will be to meet you in Heaven.
Julie Ashley
December 19, 2013
Cassie Maywood
December 18, 2013
You were are true legend. You have changed the minds of so many people.
Aaron Crosby
December 17, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 16, 2013
At the funeral, a Chief said "A great tree has fallen." I have another view. There is nothing "fallen" in the burial of Mandela. His burial symbolizes the planting of a tree that, if nurtured, will grow into a mighty tree, mightiest in all Africa and the world. Those who have the place, can help the planet by planting a tree in memory of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
Azra Francis
December 16, 2013
The Light Leading My Way Out of Darkness ~ You Affected My Life ~ Thank You For Your Living!
Betty Branch
December 16, 2013
Mr.Mandela is finally free..
Tina Collins
December 15, 2013
Mr. Mandela...a hero for the ages!
Janet Snelgrove
December 15, 2013
The Measure Of A Man Is Not In Times Of Peace, But In Times Of Trouble..

Thank you for sharing Mr.Mandela with all of us who live with little or no courage..
Tina Collins
December 15, 2013
To the family of Nelson Mandela my sincerest condolences. I have a great admiration for this incredible man who was always true to his convictions. A true Hero...he will live on eternally!
Arlene Cote
December 15, 2013
Thank you sir for everything and thank God for you! Rest in peace Madiba.
Karen Creecy
December 15, 2013
I have been following your journey to freedom since the 1980s. I remember very vividly where i was on 11/02/1989 the day you came out of prison. I went to Brixton to have a glimpse of you, watched documentaries and concerts about you. Today i woke up at 5am to watch your funeral on tv. I am not South African but Iam by heart because of the love and respect i have for you. Hamba kahle Tata Madiba
Afiya Haitham
December 15, 2013
Love you...will never. Forget you a great manl will be truly missed bless you
Brenda davis
December 15, 2013
Love you...will never. Forget you a great layout will be truly missed b
December 15, 2013
To the family of Nelson Mandela, May our lord bless you all of during your time of mourning.I have always admired Mr. Mandela for his strength,his commitment to the people of South African and to freedom everywhere. Mr. Mandela was truly a man sent by God. May our lord bless you and the people worldwide,for we too have lost a great man. May the work and sacrifice that Mr. Mandela endured never be forgotten. Sincerely, Zenith Marie Upshaw.
Zenith Marie Upshaw
December 14, 2013
Thank you for everything, sir. You changed the world for the better, and you will be missed, but never forgotten.

I saw you in Oakland, and we were all so happy on that glorious day.

Good and happy journeys to you, Mahatma. Farewell kind friend.
Mary Crichton
December 14, 2013

Nelson Mandela made this world a better place. He has earned his rest.
Rest in Peace Mr Mandela.
mc mendes
December 14, 2013
Nelson Mandela was a great statesman and a great individual. He stood up against injustice & inequality. He believed in peace, forgiveness and reconciliation and that everyone at least should have basic facilities. He touched the lives of the people who knew him and countless billions of people in South Africa and the world who did not. He made this world a better place. He will be sorely missed. He has earned his rest.
Rest in Peace Mr Mandela.
mc mendes
December 14, 2013
You have finally reached your resting place. You came into our lives and left footprints on our hearts and we'll never ever be the same. See you by & by on the other side. ~sayonara~
December 14, 2013
Nelson Mandela is the servent of the Lord
Jesus Christ.
Grady Youngblood
December 14, 2013
Madiba, although I never got to meet you, you were a part of me. Your forgiving heart and your kindness to humanity will forever be a lesson to us all. I will miss you forever Madiba. Thank you for teaching us how to forgive and to treat everyone, irrespective of colour, race or religion with dignity. Go well Madiba, you've won the race, it's now up to us to continue winning. From Shanaz in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
December 14, 2013
December 14, 2013
Tata Madiba: Thank you for being a freedom fighter for the captives and the captors. You fought a good fight and won; now we must honor your legacy of conciliation for generations to come.
Dr. Judy Rashid
December 13, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Barbara Litton
December 13, 2013
I have always admired your courage read your books and taken notes from it to adopt to my own life.
rest in peace
Hendrina Ve4stappen
December 13, 2013
What a man
What a legacy
The world has lost one of it's best but his contribution will live on.
Rest in Peace Mr Mandela
Rochelle Morrow
December 13, 2013
God Bless you Mr Mandela May you rest in eternal peace Madiba. My sincere sympathy to the Mandela families.
Robyn Baggow
December 13, 2013
There are many men in history, like Mr. Mandela, who paid the highest price in life to give to others and make a profound difference. The greatest man on earth who did just that was Jesus Christ. He paid the ultimate sacrifice, his perfect human life so that ALL men, not just some, could obtain true freedom. The gift he gave us is the prospect of eternal life for all humans who are willing to learn Gods will and do it. John 3:16 and John 17:3.

Mr Mandela is indeed in the memory of our real Father and creator and his son, Jesus Christ.
veronica henry
December 13, 2013
To the Mandela Family

Heartfelt condolences on the loss of such an inspirational gentle man. God put Mr. Mandela on this earth to make a profound, relevant difference for all people in the world. May God's loving embrace guide his family during this very difficult time.

The beautiful man Mr. Mandela was resonates in a lot of us. His soul touched millions of people, and his humbleness will never be forgotten.

Thank you Mr. Mandela for your courage.

Thank you for your legacy, and I take the liberty to quote Mr. Mandela.

"The greatest glory in LIVING lies not in never falling but in RISING every time we fall".

God Bless Mr. Mandela
December 13, 2013
May God continue sending the world men who serve and walk in His paths, who strive to be humble. Mr. Mandela reminds me of Paul (Bible) faithful and sincere. Thank God for Nelson Mandela a warrior and ambassador for Christ. Denise K. (United States)
December 13, 2013
What a man,what a God me the Glory!! Praying for the family
Carolette Barnes
December 13, 2013
RIP Nelson Mandela you won't be forgotten. Nancy from Mass.
December 13, 2013
A man among the best of men. An inspiration to all. Rest in peace
George Anderson
December 13, 2013
Thank you for sharing your life history with us with all that you had been through in your life. May God Bless your family. You will always be a person to remember here in the united states. You were so kind and humbled you taught us a lot through you experience.
Janice Mullins
December 13, 2013
Gone and never forgotten. My prayers goes out to the MANDELA FAMILY.
Roxanne Lanz
December 13, 2013
Rest in peace, I loved your work in such films as driving Mrs. Daisy and the Shawshank Redemption
Adam Faroni
December 13, 2013
I celebrate your birth, mission, memories, and legacy. RIP
Linda Johnson
December 13, 2013
To the Mandela Family,

How remarkable a person you had the blessing of having in your lives. His legacy he left behind will ever burn brightly in our hearts forever, as it will in yours too. We sincerely hope that the world will learn from extraordinary people as Mr. Mandela. His legacy has touched the heart of everyone around the world. May the peoples of Africa continue on, Mr. Mandela's memory and do him proud, lovingly and compassionately as Mr. Mandela did. The peoples of Africa are in the spotlight, and the world will continue to watch as this nation proudly displays who & what they are in his memory. Peace to everyone, peace and much love to the Mandela Family. oxox
Tammy & Jean-Paul Belanger
December 13, 2013
Dear Friends,
May God's love an comfort be on you during this difficult time you are facing. As a widow, I understand all too much what you have had to face these past few weeks. Although I live far away I want to extend a hug and a prayer to you. That you will find the strength that you need. No matter what anyone else says, this is close and personal. I truly feel your pain. I, too, will not be celebrating Christmas with my husband and my children will not have their father their to hand out presents. But both are indeed in heaven, sharing Christmas with the ONE who loves them the most. May you take comfort in this. While we don't know each other and though we may never see each other on this planet, we will see each other in heaven, one day and hold hands as one. Love to you all, in God's Holy Name. Angel
Angel Angel
December 13, 2013
How very blessed are we to have lived in the same time and space as this most extraordinary human being? Praying you Peace and Blessings with much Gratitude, Mandela Family. I KNOW you are at peace, Mr. Mandela. WELL DONE!!! Thank you.
Vivian Walker-Duncan
December 13, 2013
Wha a gemof a human being.I was a 12 yrs old child went to the library with my class to get a book to do a book report an I chose a book written by him..a great man impact my life as a young girl,,his life journey stood for greatness..In my heart I will always treasurer this ICON as one of God disciple RIP..Barbara Spann Hillside,N J
December 13, 2013
A truly great Politician. He really did care for all people. He forgave his enemies. Had he not forgiven them, nobody would have blamed him, and he would have been merely ordinary. Every now and again a good Politician is sent us in order that we do not lose faith in democracy. Thank you, Nelson Mandela.
Azra Francis
December 13, 2013
Thank you God for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world. He was an inspiration to mankind, yet a humble man.
Janet Peters
December 13, 2013
Thank u Mr. Mandela for opening up my eyes to be more peaceful, loving and humble human being. Rest in peace my friend.
Andriea Cavil
December 13, 2013
To God be the Glory for a life well lived....Rest in Heavenly Peace Mr. Mandela.
Sharon Endsley
December 13, 2013
Rest in peace. A job well done.
Carrie Rivers Flanagan
December 13, 2013
OMG. What a Great man you are. Mr. Mandel Thank you for speaking up for all of us. You will truly be missed. RIP. My God bless your Family. Gone but not forgotten :O)
Barbara Brazier and Family
December 13, 2013
Madiba we love you
Our Father, Protector, Advisor, Friend
Peacemaker, Mischiefmaker
Rest in God's arms
Madiba, we smile.
MaryAnne Foley
December 13, 2013
You are forever etched in our memory.
Harrison & Bessie Minor
December 13, 2013
My condolences to the Mandela Family. You shared Nelson with the world and I thank you for that. He was an inspiration to all of us. He walked in the way of the Lord. May you rest in peace dear Nelson, you made a difference in this world and you will always be remembered..
Brenda Carr
December 13, 2013
The world has lost an amazing man.His memory will live on.Sincere sympathy to all his family members.
Sherry Pascale
December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013
Life well lived Mr. Mandela. Rest in peace.

The Sackes Family
Ginger Sackes
December 13, 2013
May God Bless and Keep the Family of Nelson Mandela! He stood for what was right.
Erika Reeves
December 13, 2013
For your family, your loved ones, and your country.
Sharon McCann
December 12, 2013

You've earned your wings. Godspeed!
Sharon McCann
December 12, 2013
There are many things I admire about Nelson Mandela, but I often think of how they said he approached chidren. With gentleness and a smile he would ask the child their name, then ask them what they wanted to do when they grew up. Once the answer was given, he would tell each of them "You will most certainly achieve this!" I thought that was remarkable. Hope. Encouagement. Kindness. THank you Nelson Mandela for all the things you taught us.
Monica Jonas
December 12, 2013
Rest in peace!!!You are truly my HERO.
December 12, 2013
A true saint. Thank you for your contribution to mankind. RIP
Jenny Cathcart
December 12, 2013
Gone and never forgotten. Our prayers goes out to the MANDELA FAMILY. May there be peace .God bless and keep you.

Barbara Bailey
December 12, 2013
Rest in peace!!!You are truly my HERO.
Joseph Mbote
December 12, 2013
To the Mandela family,
With sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May you take comfort from the scripture at (Jeremiah 29:11).
December 12, 2013
It has been a privilege and an honour to have lived in a small portion of the time of Nelson Mandela who showed such courage amidst adversity and showed what it is to stand within it as strength for others.
Karen Walter
December 12, 2013
Such a great man. R.I.P.
Pinky Crocker
December 12, 2013
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