The Brown, Mooney, Theoway George D. Browne and Bannerman Families announce with regrets the passing from the terrestrial to the celestial on April 9,2012, in his 82nd year at the ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia of Honourable Josiah Nyan Brown, Sr.,Former Deputy Minister of Health & Social Welfare for Planning and Development; Ministry of Health & Social Welfare, former Deputy Minister of Justice for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Justice; Former Deputy Minister of Finance for Administration, Ministry of Finance,
Former Assistant Minister of Health & Social Welfare for Public Health; Former Assistant Director General, National Public Service, Former Assistant Minister of Justice for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Economist/Statistician, Ecowas Fund, Lome, Togo; Former Secretary General, Liberia Chamber of Commerce, Former member of the Board of the National Bank of Liberia, All purpose Secretary, Executive Mansion, Research Officer, Department of Planning and Economic Affairs, Customer Services Representatives , Affiliated Computer Services, United States of America; Lay Leader of First United Methodist Church, Former Special Assistant to the Episcopal Bishop of Liberia; Former Member of the Council FUMC, Patriot; Astute Statesman Veteran Administrator; Humanitarian; Disciplinarian and Mentor; Devout Christian and a Dedicated Public Servant, Republic of Liberia.
He leaves to mourn his loss, : His wife, D. Sheba Brown, Seven children :Valda Marie Freeman Karmo (Lahai Karmo), (Rev) Nina Kamah Brown, Josiah Nyan Brown, Jr., Rodney Kumeh Kederick Brown(Tina Dennis), Ndabaningi Michael Brown,(Viola Jeffrey), Edwina Brown (Augustus Brown) and Vanessa Ade Michelle Sheba Brown, ; 18 -grandchildren namely: Sando A. Perry, Frank B. Brown, Ronnel Sheba Brown, Lelia G. Welwolo, Rodney Jerome Brown, Gervin Saint Clare Brown, Andre Hines, Marion S. Chea, Nasir Haze Brown, Kazziane Mone Smith, Lahai Karmo , Momolue Karmo, Saidue Karmo, Doris Rosemarie Brown, Augustus Brown, Jr., Eddie Duala, Washington Kimber and Sir Daelan Evans Lincoln, one sister Nora Brown; one great grandchild, Nathaniel Olanrewaju five sisters in Law, Ellen Bannerman Thomas, Elizabeth Bannerman, Joyce Bannerman- Spruill, Vivian Bannerman Colon and Lorraine Bannerman- Beaver, three Brothers in Law, Evans K. Bannerman, James Freepong Bannerman and Lloyd Karty Bannerman, Beloved Nieces/nephew, Pinky Mooney, Blayondie Brown-Collins, Senora Rosie Pelham, Moses Mooney, Jr., Steve Boryor Pelham , His beloved Cousin in Law Mother Agnes Browne cousins, nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives loved ones including the George Daniel Browne Family, Mills, Mooney, Theoway, Badio, Audi 29 Friends, close relatives and friends residing in the US, Liberia, and other countries.
On Friday, April 30th , 2021, at 5 o’clock ante meridian the body of the late Honorable Josiah Nyan Brown, Sr. will be removed from the Stryker Funeral Home and taken to the First United Methodist Church , Ashmun Street, for wake keeping from 6 o’clock pm to 9 pm.
All tributes will be made at the wake with the exception of those printed in the funeral program.
On Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 10 am funeral rites will be said at the same church and immediately thereafter, interment follows at the Kaiser Memorial Cemetery in Brewerville, Republic of Liberia.
Contacts Doris Sheba Brown-Wife-0886511694
Josiah Nyan Brown-Son-0886900548
Rodney Kumeh Kederick Brown- Son-0880630033
Vanessa Michelle Ade Brown-Daughter-0555160647
Ndabaningi Michael Brown—Son-USA
Valda Marie Freeman Karmo Daughter-USA
Nina K. Brown-Daughter-USA
Edwina Brown-Daughter USA
Moses Mooney, Jr.-Nephew-0776328313
Dr. Herman B. Browne-0886912417