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Yancy Peters Tarlue Flah

March 15, 1937- November 24, 2014

The Flah family and the Zarleo Clan regret to announce the sad and mournful news of death of the head of the Zarleo Clan, our dear Father, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Educator, and Statesman, the Honorable Mr. Yancy Peters Tarlue Flah on the morning of 24 November 2014 at the Baylor Scott and White Hospital, Temple Texas. Mr. Flah departed this world peacefully in his seventy-seventh year surrounded by his wife of 47 years, Mrs. Violet Flah, his children, and his grandchildren.

Professor Flah leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Violet; his children, Edrina (William) Yvette, and Koryeyon (Stacy); his godson, Chaplain J. John Bright (Aprill); his adopted son Dr. L. Syrulwa Somah (Mary); his foster children, Eliza Snoh, Mathew Bealue, Ben Mitchell (Cannel), and Baryoh Johnson; his grandchildren, Jared, William Jr, Kiara, Devante, and Aliyah; his siblings Edith Flah, Jackson Flah, Beatrice Flah, and Martha Flah-Williams; his foster sisters, Cordelia Maycole and Edna Tarpeh; his nieces and nephews, Cheryl (William), Comfort, Cynthia (Emmanuel), Gafar (Nettie), Idayah (Alex), James (Tineka), Jackson, Kasiah, Prince (Marlyn), Lois, Rashida (James), Rita (Howard), Saywon, and Victor (Dorothy); the entire Zarleo Clan of Grand Gedeh County, Liberia; members the Liberian Association of South Florida; members of the Grand Gedeh Association of Texas; and members of the Grand Gedeh Association in the Americas, Inc.


December 12, 2014 at 7:30pm
Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expwy; Harker Heights, TX


December 13, 2014 at 10:00am
Heritage Chapel
425 E. Central Texas Expwy; Harker Heights, TX

Internment Ceremony

December 13, 2014 at 12:30pm
Killeen Memorial Park
3516 Lake Road; Killeen, TX


December 13, 2014 after internment Location- To Be Determined

Tributes and Life Celebration

December 13, 2014 at 8:00pm Location – To Be Determined

Contact in the US

Violet Flah- 254-768-0569
Cheryl Flah-Kiahon- 561-777-5220
Cynthia Williams- Dorsi- 443-721-2224
James Larsah- 410-852-2919
James Dorbor Flah- 612-644-5769

Contact in Liberia

Gafar Abdul Williams 231-644-6352