September 3rd, 1940 – August 24th, 2023
The Cooper, Gibson and Lartey families wish to inform the general public that:
ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th, 2023, the remains of the late Former Chief Justice, His Honor, Cllr. Henry Reed Cooper will be removed from the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Home at 3:30 PM and escorted to the Temple of Justice where he will lie in State from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Thereafter his remains will be escorted to the First United Methodist Church on Ashmun and Gurley Streets, for a wake-keeping from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM.
ON SATURDAY, September 9th, 2023, funeral services will commence at the Centennial Pavilion at 9:30 AM. Following the funeral services, internment will take place at the James F. Cooper Farm in Margibi County, located on the Monrovia-Kakata Highway after Todee junction and before Kakata.
All sympathizers and well-wishers are requested to pay their tributes at the wake-keeping service on Friday. Please be informed that only a small selection of sympathizers, including the Government of Liberia, the United Methodist Church, and the Family of the Deceased, will give tributes during the funeral service on Saturday.
This announcement was brought in by Ervin, Henry, Jesse and Dorme Cooper, sons of the deceased on behalf of the family.