Gov’t Releases Protocol For Johnnie Lewis’ Funeral

The Government of Liberia has released the official protocol for the funeral arrangements for His Honor Cllr. Johnnie N. Lewis, former Chief Justice Supreme Court of Liberia.     Cllr. Lewis died on January 21, 2015 at the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital at the hour of five O’clock post meridian.

According to a Foreign Ministry’s release, the Book of Condolence for former Chief Justice Lewis will be opened at the Temple of Justice from Monday, February 2 to Tuesday, February, 3, 2015, beginning at Nine O’clock ante meridian to Five O’clock post meridian daily.

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, the remains of the former Chief Justice will be removed from the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Home at Three O’clock post meridian and taken to the Temple of Justice for one (1) hour of viewing and later taken to the St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Camp Johnson Road for one night of wake keeping commencing Six O’clock to Nine O’clock post meridian.

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, beginning at Ten O’clock ante meridian, funeral rites will be said at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion, Broad Street followed by repast at the Monrovia City Hall. Thereafter, the body will be returned to the Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Home.

The remains of former Chief Justice Lewis will be conveyed to Greenville, Sinoe County, Republic of Liberia, on Friday, February 6, 2015, for another night of wake keeping.

On Saturday, February 6, 2015, at Ten O’clock ante meridian, commendation of the body will take place at the St. Paul Episcopal Church followed by interment at the Lewis Cemetery, Red Hill, Greenville, Sinoe County, Republic of Liberia.

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