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The Late Fanny Sie-Yene Bedell Sirleaf ( May 18,  1918 – May 31, 2015)

The Sirleaf, Bedell, Bryant and Brownell families announce the home going of their dear mother, grandmother, great grand mother, aunt and cousin, Mrs. Fanny Sie-Yene Bedell Sirleaf at the age of 97 years. She passed away peacefully at 8:32 P.M. on Sunday May 31, 2015 at the J.F.K Hospital in the city of Atlantis, Florida. 

Fanny was a devout Christian and a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on Broad Street, Monrovia Liberia.

Fanny obtained her High School Diploma from the College of West Africa and later attended the University of Liberia where she  obtained a Bachelor Degree in Education. She later matriculated to the Indiana State Teacher’s College in Indiana, USA and graduated with a Masters Degree in Education . Mrs.  Sirleaf was a veteran educator and worked with the Department of Education for many years. She was one of the first Principals of the Monrovia Consolidation School System (MCSS).

Fanny Sie-Yene Bedell Sirleaf was predeceased by her husband, Mr. Ambolai V. Sirleaf, and her sons, Zwannah Sirleaf Sr. and Richard C. Sirleaf.

She leaves to mourn her loss and celebrate her life her children: Comfort Bindu Burphy (James), Francis R.A. Sirleaf (Mengee), Fatu Sirleaf Boyd (James),  Rosamond Horton Perkins, Armah Sirleaf (Phebian) and Salia Sirleaf(Lydia); One daughter- in- law: Mrs. Maakai Sirleaf;  nephew: Ernest George Bedell, Jr. (Brenda); nieces: Denise Bedell  and Selcon Bedell Barnard(Elijah), & cousins: Mary T. Bryant, Dr. Kate Bryant, Comfort H. Jones and J. Wah-Doe Bedell; twenty seven   grand children twelve  great grand children and a host of relatives in the USA, and Liberia.

May her soul rest in Peace!!

Friday, June 19, 2015 ------7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Address: Brown’s Funeral Home,
1004 South Dixie Highway,
 Lantana, Florida 33462

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:00 A.M.
Address: Saint Joseph Episcopal Church,
3300A  South Seacrest Blvd.,
Boynton Beach, Florida 33435

Palm Beach Memorial Park
3691 Seacrest Blvd.
Lantana Florida, 33462


Hampton Inn & Suites Boynton Beach
1475 West Gateway Boulevard, Boynton Beach, Florida, 33426, USA 
TEL: +1-561-369-0018 FAX: +1-561-738-5235
-They do not reserve rooms for funerals, however, they offer a 12% bereavement discount off price at time of booking. Individuals should call to book and ask for bereavement rate
- Room Types: All
8 to 10 minutes from funeral home
Courtyard by Marriot Boynton Beach
1601 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL 33426 USA
-Room Types: All
-$79.00 (a night plus 12% tax) bereavement flat rate. Individuals should call 561-853-1014 and ask for Nurilia to book.
-10 to 12 minutes from funeral home

CONTACTS:  Comfort and James Burphy---------561-966-1912
                      Francis and Mengee Sirleaf---------561-308-9027
                      Francis Sirleaf---------------------------011 231 8808 0 7564
                      Rosamond Perkins----------------------978-458-6250
                      Ernest and Brenda Bedell-------------703-501-8213
                      Armah and Phebian Sirleaf-----------301-613-0212