HON: GEORGE GANPLAIN KOUKOU SR.
Sunrise: May 25, 1945 Sunset: November 20th, 2015:
It is with deep sorrow that the Koukou, Ziah, Quiah and Lankah families announce the sudden passing of our patriarch, father, grandfather, brother, son, and mentor Hon. George Koukou Sr.
This sad event occurred on November 20, 2015 at JFK Medical Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Hon. Koukou was the former acting Speaker of the National Transitional Legislative Assembly.
Prior to becoming the Speaker of National Transitional Legislative Assembly, he served as Senior Senator for Nimba County, Liberia Representative to ECOWAS parliament, an Administrator at the Liberian Capitol Building, Ministry of Lands, Mines, & Energy, Teacher and later became Vice Principal at JJ Cheeseman Vocational Training Center in Kwedin, and served many capacities in the Liberian Government.
Hon. George Koukou was a prominent son of Nimba who tremendously impacted the lives of many Liberians in all facets of life. A well accomplished man with many successes. His days were well-lived. His passing is indeed a great loss to the people of Nimba County and Liberia at large. His legacy will live on in the hearts of those that were blessed to know and love him.
May the Almighty God give rest and peace to the departed soul?
Left to cherish his memory are his children, grandchildren and a host of relatives including brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and supporters from Unites States of America, Canada, Europe, Asia and around Africa.
January 7, 2016, 10:00 A.M. thru 12:00 P.M. the body will be removed from A.B. Roberts Funeral Home, Stephen Tolbert Estate, Gardnerville, Monrovia, Liberia and taken to the Capitol building for two hours for Legislative ritual.
January 7, 2016, 2:00 P.M. thru 5:00 P.M. Service at the United Liberian Inland Church, V.P. Road, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia.
January 7, 2016, 6:00 P.M. thru 4:00 A.M. Wake keeping at late Hon. George Koukou's Residence; R-2 Community, ELWA Highways.
TRANSPORT TO NIMBA COUNTY ANS SERVICE ARRANGEMENT:
January 8, 2016, 5:00 A. M. Departure for Gbanquoi Town, Nimba County for a night of Wake keeping.
January 9, 2016, 3:00 P.M. Interment, Gbanquoi Town, Nimba County, Liberia.
USA MEMORIAL SERVICE:
March--- 2016 in Chicago, IL (TBA)
Alice G. Ziah (Sister) 815-701-2801 IL, USA
Daniel KouKou (Brother) 231886569400-Nimba, Liberia
Amos Z. Koukou: (Brother) 231886448153 / 231776448153 Monrovia, Liberia.
George KouKou Jr. (Son) (779) 456-0320 IL, USA
Judith Antee Poewon Koukou (Daughter) (484) 469-143, USA
Tarlee Meaway Shannon (Daughter) (609)372-7666, USA
Deddeh Meawaykpah (Daughter) (215)327-0001,USA
Wesley Lankah: (Nephew) (630) 202-9754 IL, USA
Kelvin G. KouKou (Nephew) 781-491-089 CA, USA
Karen Koukou-Twaglee (Niece) (267) 997-1242 MN, USA
Gaziawon Nelson (Niece) 231886528042/231775734908 Nimba County, Liberia