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Dr. James G. Thompson

It is with profound sadness that we, the Tarwo, Thompson and Pyne families announce the passing of a beloved husband, father, son, brother, brother-in-law, nephew, uncle and friend, Dr. James G. Thompson. His untimely death occurred on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the J.F.K Hospital, Monrovia, Liberia.

"Gee, TM", two of the many affectionate ways he is refer to, was a graduate of the Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) in Kakata, Liberia, the University of Ghana (Legon), St. Catherine University of Minneapolis, USA and Capella University of Minneapolis respectively earning his high school diploma, his undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees.

Humble, Kind, Peaceful, Cooperative and Selfless are just few words to describe this great man.

Mourning his loss are his wife, Wonser E. Tarwo Thompson , Guardian, Edward Thompson, his son, Bobby Pyne, daughters, Ellen Zinnah and Crystal Kiawu Goodridge, brothers: Victor Pyne, Jerry Pyne and Thomas Pyne, Sisters: Missy, Lucy, Mai, Dorothy, Mary and Norah, Nephews: Arthur Pyne, Reginald, Emmanuel, Moore, Christian, Oldpa, Junior, Vincent, Vicar, Victor Jr., Leo, Payton, Lewis, Joshua, Jamar, Jamari and many more, Nieces: Beatrice, Catherine, Rachel, Ruth, Baby girl, Old lady, Hawa, Margaret, Victoria, Naomi, Alice, Sarah, Faith, Gabby, Philemina and many more, host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, In-Laws and dear Friends

His parents, Elizabeth and Brower Pyne predeceased him.

Funeral Arrangements as Follows:

--Wake Keeping/ Viewing-Bedell Funeral Home, Friday, June 6, 2014 Starting at 6pm

--Funeral Services-Unity Baptist Church, Garnersville, Liberia, Saturday, June 7, 2014 Starting at 10am

--Interment to follow funeral service in Brewerville, Liberia

--Repass at Brewerville Town Hall


Wonser E. Tarwo Thompson----617-901-3802
Nerwokay Edwina Tarwo---617-967-6909
Edward Thompson—011 231 88 661 7329
Victor Pyne—612-532-2822
Mary Pyne Gbelayan-- 904-405-3986
Arthur Pyne--011 231-888-202-725
Gweh Tarwo—011-231-886-523-388