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The Hon. Ernest Koffa Benson Sr.

With praise and thanksgiving to God almighty, The Benson, Dennis, Savice, Clemens, Doe, Cooper, Nebo, Ash and Pennoh families announce the peaceful home going of their father, grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin,  The Hon. Ernest Koffa Benson Sr., Past Grand Master and Father of Modern I.O.G.T. He was predeceased by his wife, Louise Booker Benson of 48 unbroken years,  daughter Annie Benson, son Samuel Benson and his brothers Willie Clements and Nathaniel Clements.

This sad event occurred on the morning of August 6th, 2016 at 7:45 am at his residence on Lynch street, Monrovia, Liberia. He leaves to mourn his passing his children, Caroline Benson, Ernest Koffa Benson Jr, Mixim Benson, Lewis T. Benson, Danlette Benson Sipply ( Solomon), Emmanuel Benson ( Rose), Louise Benson Sinoe ( Williams), Alhaji B. Benson, Helen  Benson Cummings, Sarah Benson Gaide( John ), John Benson, Precious Morris Benson, Abigail Benson, Naomi Benson and Manneh Benson. Brothers, Jesse Clements, Alfred Wilmot Martin and a host of grand and great grand children and relatives in Africa, Canada and USA.

We thank the almighty God for E Koffa Gbeh's life and for all the joy, kindness, wisdom, and laughter that he brought to us all.

Removal: The body will be removed from the A. B. Anderson Funeral Home on September 9th, 2016 at 4:30 PM.

Wake: Friday, September 9th, from 6 PM-10 PM

Trinity Cathedral Church on Broad Street, Monrovia Liberia

Funeral Services: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10AM

Trinity Cathedral Church on Broad Street, Monrovia Liberia

Internment: Brewersville Cemetery, Brewerville, Liberia

Repass: TBD

Contact Information

  • Danlette Benson Sipply    507-933-4668          
  • Elaine Judson                  763-732-8566          
  • James Bob Swaray           763-742-8491          
  • Ellen K. Johnson              757-754-2230          
  • Louise Benson Sinoe        231886896200        
  • Munah Logan                    231-777-090736      
  • Sandy Roberts                   605-261-0055 
  • Eddie Wesley                     514-652-6734
  • Felix O Lawrence              763-200-6505