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Mr. Humphrey M. Vanpelt, Bentol, Liberia

The Vanpelt, Brown, Padmore and Hall families of Liberia and the USA, regret to announce the death of their beloved Son, Father, Brother, Uncle and relative, Mr. Humphrey M. Vanpelt, of Bentol (Bensonville), Liberia.

This sad event occurred on Friday morning, July 14, 2017, at his home in Bentol.

The deceased leaves to morn his Mother, Mrs. Tumu Vanpelt, of Bentol;
His Brothers Samuel Vanpelt, of Ma-Barclay, Liberia, and Mr. McDaniel Vanpelt, of Bentol, Liberia; his Children, Mr. Major Thomas Vampelt, Mr. Fernon Flomo, Mrs. Ethel Vampelt Hunter, Miss Tupu Vampelt, Mr. Humphrey Vanpelt, Jr., Mrs. Princess Boakai-Kertor; and Mr. Winston Vanpelt, of the USA and Liberia.

Including his Nephews and Nieces are Miss Otterlee J. Slaughter, Mrs. Eillean Hall Nyema, Mrs. Effie Vanpelt, Mr. Wellington Vanpelt, Mrs. Korto Padmore Turnquist, of the USA and Liberia, Mr. Vanpelt leaves to morn a hosts of other nieces, nephews, adopted children (Kermee Kerkulah, James Mulbah) and numerous love ones.

Further information regarding date, time and place of burial arrangements will be provided at a later date.

Wake Keepint: Friday, August 4, 2017

Funeral Service: Saturday August 5, 2017

Venue for Wake and Funeral: Zion Praise Baptist Church, Bentol City, Montserrado County, Liberia


USA – Son, Major Thomas Vanpelt, Tel. #: 011-267-973-8065; Email:

Liberia – Adopted Son, Kermee Kerkulah, Tel. #: 231-886-449422

Liberia – Niece, Eillean Hall Nyema, Tel. #: 231-886-511786

Liberia – Nephew, Momo G. Vampelt Tel. #: 231-880-664769; Email: