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Mr. G. Raymond Bright

The Bright family announces with profound sadness the passing of their beloved son, brother, nephew, uncle, and cousin, Mr. G. Raymond Bright, renowned Architect and A.F & A.M Worshipful Master Oriental Lodge #1, on Monday, June 1, 2009, after a brief period of illness. This sad event occurred at the Firestone Hospital in Harbel, Liberia.

Raymond is survived by his mother (Mrs. Edith L. Bright), his former wife (Mrs. Cleopatra Sawyer), his children (Ronnie, Onika, Joshua Robert, Nyome Dele, Zoe Raelene, Timothy Raymond, Meneena and Schaun) and grandson (Rahsaan).

Ray will be greatly missed by his brothers and sisters (J. Zangar Bright Sr., Rameses Bright, Juanita Macauley, Charles Bright, Wadai Bright Dennis, Enid Cole, Omodele Bright Greaves, Ralph Bright, Womi Bright Neal, Cecelia Bright Watson, Robert Bright Jr., Lawrence Huskin, Nancee Bright, Sayonne Bright Dennis, Archie Bright and Emery Bright) and their families.

Also mourning his loss are his Cousins Dr. and Mrs. C. Archibald Johnson, Mrs. Clavenda Bright Parker, Mr. and Mrs Richard Albert Bright, Mr. and Mrs. Wlliam O.D. Jones as well as Messrs. Edwin and Wilmot Goll and Mrs. Hawah Goll-Kotchi, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of relatives and lifelong friends.

He was predeceased by his father (Mr. Robert I.E. Bright Sr.) his biological mother (Mrs. Elizabeth Walker) his sisters (Ramona Bright Morris and Marie Bright Cooper) and son (Benoni Bright).

Wake Keeping
The body will be removed from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinkor on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2:30 PM, and taken to the Masonic Temple, Benson Street, Monrovia, and taken a few hours later to the Trinity Cathedral on Broad St. for wakekeeping services which will begin at 6:00 PM.

Funeral Service
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at the Trinity Cathedral on Broad Street at 10:00 AM.
Interment will be at the Brewersville Cemetery in Brewersville, Liberia followed by a repast at the Brewersville City Hall.

Memorial Service
A memorial service will be held in the United States on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at the Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg, MD

The family greatly appreciates all of your prayers, support and expressions of sympathy.


Enid O. Cole - 301.655.0043
Wadai Bright Dennis - 301.613.5242
Archie Bright - 301.529.8652

Rameses Bright - 231-6-565-710
Charles Bright - 231-4-222-111


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