Removal Of Fallen Statesman, Dr. Edward B. McClain Took Place Today

Liberian Leader at the removal of the casket bearing the remains of Dr. Edward B. McClain at the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinkor
Liberian Leader at the removal of the casket bearing the remains of Dr. Edward B. McClain at the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinkor/Photos Credit: Abel Plackie

The casket bearing the remains of Dr. Edward B. McClain was today removed from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home in Sinkor with appropriate military escort to the Providence Baptist Church on Ashmun Street.

A Scene from the funeral
A Scene from the funeral/Photos Abel Plackie

According to a statement from the Executive Mansion, while reroute to the Church, the body will be convoyed on the grounds of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before taken to the Church, where a wake keeping will be held.

Another Scene from the Funeral
Another Scene from the Funeral/Photos Credit: Abel Plackie

On tomorrow, Monday, August 21, 2016 rite will be at the same Church at 10am thereafter interment will follow at the Melton family plot in Upper Caldwell, Montserrado County.

Dr. Edward B. McClain, Jr. Minister McClain died on Saturday July 23, 2016 at the Wilgers Life Hospital in Lynwood, Pretoria, South After following a period of illness.

Another scene
Another scene/Photos Credit: Abel Plackie
another scene
another scene/Photo credit: Abel Plackie
Removal Scene
Removal Scene/Photos credit: Abel Plackie
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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.