Obituaries


Te Late Dr. McClain

Tribute to Dr. Edward B. McClain

Minister, Dr. Edward B. McClain – Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff to the President of Liberia, was a dedicated public servant, a true patriotic, selfless and superb technocrat.

He was the “shock absorber” in the Office of the President who gracefully calmed the storms with unexpected, but great sense of humor so that the president wouldn’t have to deal with them.


The Late Dr McClain

Dr. Edward B. McClain Dies

The government of Liberia has announced with profound regret the death of Dr. Edward B. McClain Jr., Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Dr. McClain died on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 2:55 a.m. at the Wilgers Life Hospital in Lynwood, Pretoria, South Africa. He was in his 72nd year.


The Late Madam Thelma Neyah Janegah Wordsworth

103 Year-old Madam Neyah Janegah Wordsworth of Bensonville Dies

Madam Thelma Neyah Janegah Wordsworth, one of Bensonville’s eldest citizens, if not the eldest, died last Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Mooingah, Bensonville, following a brief illness.

She was the widow of Jomboh Wordsworth, a police officer raised by the distinguished Wordsworth family of Careysburg City, Montserrado County.

Ma Janegah’s marriage to Mr. Wordsworth was blessed with four children—three daughters and a son.


The Late Madam Sally Howe, former Member of the House of Representatives

Madam Sally Howe Is Dead

The death is announced of twhich sad event occurred at her Paynesville home on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 5:45 a.m., following a brief illness. She was 92.

Madam Howe was born on April 6, 1924 at Spring Hill, Harper, Cape Palmas, unto the union of John and Louisa Howe.

She was baptized in the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation at Spring Hill, Harper.

She began her early education in Harper and later her parents moved her to Monrovia, where she obtained her secondary education.

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