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Joseph Boyah Vincent
May 3, 1933 – October 9, 2012

The Vincent and Jallah families announce with deep regret the passing of  Mr. Joseph Boyah Vincent, Jr. Joseph was called to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in Chicago, IL.

Joseph Boyah Vincent, Jr. was born on May 3, 1933 in Sierra Leone, West Africa to the late Joseph and Hawa Boyah Vincent.
Joseph migrated to Liberia, West Africa in the 1950s to attend Firestone Medical Nursing Center. He later obtained a degree in nursing. While working at the hospital in Harbel (Firestone), Liberia, Joseph met his beautiful wife, Maggie Liberty.  Four daughters were born into this sacred union that lasted 47 years. Joseph later served as a registered nurse in the health field for over 40 years in Liberia and the United States until his retirement in the late 1990s. 

Joseph Boyah Vincent’s loving memory will always be cherished by his devoted wife Maggie O. Vincent, four daughters: Hawa, Yeama, Kona, Nyandabeh, three grandkids: Margaret, Rayna, and Ray, Jr. one great grandchild, Alexis, his sister-in-law, Ella Jallah, his nine nieces and nephews: (Jannie, Lafayette, Jerry, Patricia, Evelt (Bia), Kekulah, Mariama, Mina, and Kemo, Jr.) his relatives from Sierra Leone including Uncle Solomon, Hawa, Tommy, and a host of friends and relatives.


  • Maggie Vincent         773.384.1790 
  • Hawa Jones:          773.419.4333
  • Yeama Neal:          312.446.3818
  • Kona Hatcher:          312.217.6967

Homecoming Services for Joseph B. Vincent


Friday, October 19th, 3pm -8pm
Wallace Funeral Home
2020 West Roosevelt Road
Broadview, IL 60155


Saturday, October 20th 
10am: Viewing, 11am: Funeral 
Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church
2151 West Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60612


October 20th, 2pm-6pm 
St. Elizabeth Church Hall
50 E. 41st St.
Chicago, IL 60653