The funeral rite of former President of the Sports Writers
Association of Liberia (SWAL), Nummenie P. Williams, is set on Thursday, April 7, at the Lady of Lebanon Parish, on Capitol Hill, Monrovia.
He was 44 years old.
According to a family source, the former sports journalist and member of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) will be taken from the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home at 8:30am to the Lady of Lebanon Parish at 11:00am.
Afterwards the body will be taken back to the funeral
home and a silent wake keeping will be held at his
sister’s house in the Rehab Community.
On Friday, the body will be taken to his home town in Kokoyah, Bong County for burial.
Accordingly, sympathizers and well-wishers are to pay L$2,000 for transportation. Williams died on Sunday, March 20 at 11:00pm, at the SOS Clinic in Congo Town.
Medical report said he died from heart failure. Williams suffered from kidney disease and was recently treated in Ghana.
Born on July 3, 1972 in Kokoyah, Bong County, he came to Monrovia 10 years later to seek education. He completed high school and graduated from the University of Liberia in 2009.
He was considered “God son” to Malcolm Joseph, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Center for Media Studies and Peace Building (CEMESP) and Vice President for Technical Affairs of the Liberia National Olympics Committee.
He worked at several newspapers, including The Monitor, SportsMax as well as the Liberia Media Center, the Liberia
Basketball Federation, LISCR FC, Cestos Mongars, among others.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joyceline Williams; sisters, brothers, and many relatives. He didn’t have a child.