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“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away;” may His name be forever praised!

It is with profound sadness that the Peal, Warner, Carter and Morris families announce the passing of the Honorable Joseph Jenkins Peal, who departed this life quietly to be with the Lord on May 4, 2012.  J. Jenkins, as he was affectionately called, was born on March 1st 1928 to the union of Rhoda Vashti and David Burgess Peal in Millsburg, Montserrado County, Liberia.

The late Joseph Jenkins Peal served his beloved country, Liberia in many honorable positions including: Member of the House of Representatives (Montserrado County); Minister of Information, and Minister of Labor.


Jenkins leaves to mourn his passing his wife: Emma Morris Peal; Sisters: Esther Peal Kemah (Gbessie), Agnes Holder and Alice Brisbane; Children: David Getumba, Nora Musu, Marley, Ballah, Duvella, Joseph Jenkins Jr., (Helena), Tenneh Banya (George), Gilbert (Saydah), Varney, William Henry (Etmira), Martha Elizabeth Candy Boayue (Sei), Sietta Nayan (Emmanuel), Ashford Trocon, Korto Mosley (Sylvester), and Chaniesa.

Also mourning his passing is a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
May his soul and the souls of all other departed rest in perfect peace.

Wake Keeping:
Friday June 1, 2012 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Pender United Methodist Church
12401 Alder Woods Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033 (703) 278-8023

Funeral Service:
Saturday June 2, 2012 @ 8:30 am
Pender United Methodist Church
12401 Alder Woods Drive 
Fairfax, VA 22033 (703) 278-8023

Chestnut Grove Cemetery
831 Dranesville Rd.
Herndon, VA 20170

Gilbert Peal: 703-568-5898
Candy Boayue: 302-312-5866
Tenneh Banya: 703-218-9883
 Sietta Nayan: 571-484-7901
Korto Mosley: 703-726-6569
Wesley Morris: 410-444-4845

Repast Contact:
Henrietta Carter Jallah- 443-453-8785

Hotels near Burial and Repast: Reserved under “Peal Funeral”
(Reservations required by May 25th for the guaranteed rate of $79 per night)
Country Inn and Suites- 45620 Falke Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166; (703) 435-2700  
Hampton Inn Suites- 435 Herndon Pkwy Herndon, VA 20170; (703) 230-1600  
Courtyard by Marriott -533 Herndon Pkwy. Herndon, VA 20170 703.478.9400 (reservations required by May 23rd, for the guaranteed rate of $74 per night)