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DOJ: No charges in Chokehold Death of Eric Garner, family “Can’t Breathe”

first_imgFederal prosecutors are not going to file civil rights charges against the NYPD cop involved in the death of Eric Garner.Garner died while being arrested for suspicion of selling single cigarettes from packs without tax stamps.He denied selling the cigarettes and said, “he was tired of being harassed.”Garner, a 43-year-old, 350-pound father of six, was held in a chokehold for 15 seconds during his arrest.He previously worked for the parks department but had to quit due to health reasons.Garner’s mother Gwen Carr was outraged after officials told her about the decision during a meeting in Brooklyn on Tuesday.“Five years ago my son said ‘I can’t breathe 11 times,’ and today we can’t breathe,” Carr said at a press conference Tuesday.We can’t breatheThe decision comes one day before the fifth anniversary of Garner’s death and the expiration of the statute of limitations.In July 2015, the family received $5.9 million in an out of court settlement from the city of New York.Garner’s family members were hoping to get one last chance to convince federal prosecutors that they should criminally charge Officer Daniel Pantaleo.Garner’s death was ruled a homicide by the city medical examiner’s office, but a grand jury on Staten Island did not charge Pantaleo.Protests are set to take place in Manhattan and Staten Island on Wednesday.Carr said via Twitter Tuesday that “This is not the end.”last_img read more

City of Alpena Fire Chief explains reason for flames at DPI

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. —Emergency responders were called to a fire at Decorative Panels International this morning.Police and fire got the call around 11:06 a.m. City of Alpena Fire Chief Bill Forbush says fires aren’t a rare occurrence at the facility.“It’s a dryer for the hardboard that they make and that’s inherently a hazardous process because obviously, that wood powder is highly flammable. So they do get fires here quite regularly. Sometimes they get out of hand, and when they do, they call us.”Forbush says there was extensive damage to machinery, but no one was injured in the fire.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Decorative Panels International, DPI, fire, Flames, ForebushContinue ReadingPrevious League of Women Voters to hold open forums ahead of presidential primariesNext Alpena woman celebrates 100th birthdaylast_img read more

Man Utd fighting to be second best – Mourinho

first_imgManchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho effectively conceded the Premier League title to Manchester City on Friday, admitting that his Manchester United side are competing to be “first of the last” in the table.United lost in midweek at Tottenham, allowing their local rivals to open up a commanding 15-point lead, with just 13 games remaining.But Mourinho insisted that there is still plenty for his team to play for in the league this season, with second place and qualification for the Champions League his primary focus.“It makes me feel that they are doing so, so well that they are not letting the others come close to that, as simple as that,” said Mourinho when asked how City’s dominance made him feel.“With the number of points and improvement we have in relation to last season, in normal conditions the distance would be a distance that leaves the fight open.“And, at the moment, the fight is open for second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth but it is practically closed for the first.”However, the Portuguese insisted that falling short to Pep Guardiola’s rampant City, who have dropped just seven points all season, shouldn’t be classified as a failure.“If you tell me all six want to be champion and only one will be champion and the other five fail, I think is too pragmatic a way to look at it because you can do positive work and not win the title,” added Mourinho.“I cannot say that we are doing bad or Tottenham is doing bad or Chelsea is doing bad because the number of points we have are a very reasonable number of points.” Mourinho was talking ahead of the home Premier League meeting with Huddersfield, where United will mark the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster that falls on Tuesday.The United manager paid his respects to the tragedy that shaped his club’s history but insisted that it is also vital that they return to winning ways.“It’s not because of this Munich disaster that the game becomes important for us,” he said. “The game is important because we need points to be the first of the last, we have to try to finish second.”– Better than last season –And Mourinho challenged his players to shrug off the after effects of defeat at Spurs to continue their upward curve in the league this season compared his debut campaign at United last year.“We were first for a few weeks and then we were always second, I don’t remember us being fourth, fifth or sixth, we have been there since the beginning of the season, better than last season in every aspect – points, position, number of goals scored, conceded, better in everything.“So we have to try to stay there and is not easy because there are very good teams. Chelsea is champions again, (had a) fantastic (transfer) market, Liverpool is a great team, Arsenal improved a lot in the market, Tottenham is a fantastic team and they are five points behind us.“So we are doing quite well, with some negative moments, Wednesday was one. It is very important to do better than last season and try to win something, and, if not, do better.”United look set to be without midfielder Marouane Fellaini for several weeks due to a knee injury, but Mourinho had more positive news on Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic who he hopes can both return before the end of the month.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Double gold for Cheptegei

first_img1962 Perth114611 Gold Coast, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Joshua Cheptegei emulated Moses Kipsiro’s 2010 double gold winning feat by winning the 10,000m final in a new Commonwealth Games record 27:19.62 on Friday.Cheptegei was stretched all the way by Canadian  Mohammed Ahmed as he added the 10,000m title to the 5000m gold he won last week. That sees him equal Moses Kipsiro’s double achievement at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India.Kipsiro, the most successful Ugandan track and field athlete with three gold medals, won both the 5,000m and 10,000m in Delhi, before adding the 10,000m title at the 2014 Games.Cheptegei, 21, has been in formidable form since winning 10,000m silver at the World Championships last year.  In the past 6 months, he has run the  world’s second fastest 15k race ever at the Seven Hills Race Zevenheuvelenloop in Nijmegen, The Netherlands in November and dominated all the cross-country races he participated in this year.  SilverAli Rojo1974 ChristchurchBoxingBantamweight 2006 Melbourne201315  SilverSilver Ayoo1974 ChristchurchAthletics400 metres 2002 Manchester020230  SilverKesi Odongo1962 PerthBoxingLightweight  SilverLeo Rwabwogo1970 EdinburghBoxingFlyweight  SilverWilliam Koskei1970 EdinburghAthletics400 metres hurdles Share on: WhatsApp RELATED STORY Uganda’s Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei crosses the finish line ahead of Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed in the athletics men’s 10,000m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 13, 2018.  AFP PHOTO  10,000m final  ?? |  Cheptegei GOLD |  Kiplimo 4th | Toroitich 7th | 1994 Victoria002224  GoldBenson Masanda1970 EdinburghBoxingHeavyweight 2010 Delhi200218  SilverShadrack Odhiambo1974 ChristchurchBoxingFeatherweight  GoldMoses Ndiema Kipsiro2014 GlasgowAthletics10,000 metres 1954 Vancouver010114  GoldMohamed Muruli1974 ChristchurchBoxingWelterweight  SilverThomas Kawere1958 CardiffBoxingWelterweight  GoldGodfrey Nyakana1990 AucklandBoxingLightweight (– 60 kg)  GoldAyub Kalule1974 ChristchurchBoxingLightweight 2014 Glasgow104518  SilverPeter Rwamuhanda1982 BrisbaneAthletics400m Hurdles Uganda’s history at Commonwealth games  GoldMoses Ndiema Kipsiro2010 DelhiAthletics10,000 metres  GoldJames Odwori1970 EdinburghBoxingLight Flyweightcenter_img  SilverJoseph Lubega2002 ManchesterBoxingLight Heavyweight  SilverRuth Kyalisima1982 BrisbaneAthletics400m Hurdles  GoldJustin Juuko1990 AucklandBoxingLight Flyweight (– 48 kg)  SilverDeogratias Musoke1970 EdinburghBoxingFeatherweight  SilverMohamed Kayongo2002 ManchesterBoxingLight Welterweight Uganda medals Commonwealth games  GoldDorcus Inzikuru2006 MelbourneAthletics3000m Steeplechase  SilverJames Odwori1974 ChristchurchBoxingLight Flyweight  GoldGeorge Oywello1962 PerthBoxingHeavyweight MedalNameGamesSportEvent  GoldMoses Ndiema Kipsiro2010 DelhiAthletics5,000 metres  GoldMohamed Muruli1970 EdinburghBoxingLight Welterweight 1974 Christchurch243910 1998 Kuala Lumpur001132  SilverPatrick Etolu1954 VancouverAthleticsHigh Jump GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotalRank 1958 Cardiff010117 Total1315214918  GoldBoniface Kiprop2006 MelbourneAthletics10,000 metres 1970 Edinburgh33179 1982 Brisbane030318  SilverVictor Byarugaba1982 BrisbaneBoxingLight Middleweight Tweets about #GC2018 uganda 1966 Kingston001119 1990 Auckland202411last_img read more

Father of 6 dead after being hit by a strong beach wave

first_imgA mother of 6 is reporting that she lost her husband in a freak accident after he was struck by a beach wave so strong that it broke his neck and deprived him of oxygen to long for him to be saved.The accident occurred Thursday Oak Island’s beach in North Carolina.The victim’s wife, Shannon Dingle, reported on Twitter that her husband Lee Dingle, was playing with three of the children in the water when suddenly he was hit by a strong wave which pushed him over and into the sand and immediately snapped his neck.Dingle continued saying the impact also caused his throat to swell which deprived his brain of oxygen for an extended period of time. Despite the efforts of Oak Island Water Rescue and several others on the beach the victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.Lee Dingle was the president of Atlas Engineering in Raleigh, North Carolina, the company has since released a statement on his passing:“He was a dream employee and coworker, a good friend, a loving, dedicated father, and a wonderfully kind person,” said Chris Coutu, chief engineer and executive vice president at Atlas Engineering.“The loss to his family and to our company is profound. He served his state and community as an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Engineering Specialist. He was brave, calm, and reassuring; he was somebody one would want around when conditions were dangerous or chaotic. He will be greatly missed.”last_img read more

Adrián: “Dani Ceballos would love to return to Betis”

first_imgAdrián San Miguel is evident and concise when he thinks of a hypothetical return of Dani Ceballos to Betis: “It’s his resolution. It’s clear that I do know that as a Baetian he would love to return”. That is how the present Liverpool goalkeeper pronounced in an interview with The uncheck during which he had an affect on that chance: “The state of affairs has to occur on either side as a result of he’s from the Actual Madrid squad and is due to Actual Madrid. However coming residence at all times pleases me. I feel if he has that chance, a A superb alternative to return residence at his age and proceed to present how good a footballer he’s. Why not? “Adrián has watched Ceballos intently within the Premier since they each took that course final summer time. The goalkeeper was additionally within the highlight for a doable return to Heliopolis as they now focus extra on the determine of the utrerano, who has not discovered his finest model of the sport since he left the Verdiblanco crew two and a half years in the past. Adrián San Miguel additionally spoke concerning the current and way forward for Joaquín, the present Verdiblanco captain: “Joaquín is and shall be a legend of Betis. When he retires, clearly it will likely be his flip, though now I see that he’s tremendous high quality and he’s getting sooner and sooner. He takes excellent care of himself and is a man who can bodily afford it. Going residence and having fun with retiring within the crew of his loves could be very stunning and hopefully he shall be on condition that recognition ceaselessly as a result of he shall be one of many Betis legends “ LaLiga Santander* Information up to date as of Might 8, 2020 Requested concerning the Baetic quarry, it was clear: “Many instances it’s maybe extra helpful than the one which comes from exterior. I consider that this step that the membership takes to wager on its youth squads is vital, it’s a worth for the long run. It’s one thing you’ll be able to reap the benefits of and if not, get a great slice of it to promote it and get a price economically. The state of affairs of the membership has now improved rather more, the home is being valued extra and I’m glad as a Betis to see that from afar. ” A couple of weeks in the past Dani Ceballos himself threw a wink by means of social networks remembering his debut with the Betis first crew shirt earlier than leaving for Actual Madrid, stressing that it’s his “ceaselessly crew”. His marketing campaign at Arsenal leaves some doubt for Madrid about what destiny awaits his footballer beginning subsequent summer time. The utrerano by no means discovered the boldness of Zinedine Zidane and subsequently may wager on one other change of surroundings with expectant Betis regardless of the financial difficulties that the operation would entail on the finish of this marketing campaign.last_img read more

Officials break ground for national football center

first_imgLearning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ CARMONA, Cavite—The first phase in the development of a national football center was unveiled yesterday with the International Football Federation (Fifa) officially turning over the artificial turf to the Philippine Football Federation at San Lazaro Leisure Park here.Fifa council member Mariano “Nonong” Araneta, who is also president of the PFF, turned over the Fifa-funded project to PFF general secretary Ed Gastanes in a ceremony attended by several Asian Football Confederation and Asean Football Federation officials.ADVERTISEMENT The 2-hectare lot where the field sits was provided by the Manila Jockey Club Inc.“This is a great moment for those who love football,” said Araneta. “Our dream is to have a national football center, which our national team players can call home. We thank Fifa for funding and the MJC for their magnificent generosity in making the site available for us.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog MOST READ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson A costly, catty dispute finally settledcenter_img End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend View comments Break new ground Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Galanza proud to hard work finally paying off for Lady Falcons Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Winning start It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

Must-win for Painters

first_imgTheir last chance at taking that quarterfinal bonus rests entirely on a win against the Bolts in the 7 p.m. game, and Garcia knows that Meralco will not be an easy customer, considering that it is also pushing hard for a playoff berth.“There’s pressure on both teams, definitely,” Garcia said. “I just told my players to have fun while keeping our objective in sight.”A win would allow the Painters to close out their elimination campaign with an 8-3 record, a mark Garcia believes could also be achieved by “four or five more teams,” including TNT KaTropa.Incidentally, the Texters need to sweep their remaining three games to get there, counting a 4:30 p.m. clash with an Alaska side that is trying to battle through a spate of injuries to key men.“We have a lock on a top six but we definitely want to go top two,” Garcia said. “And we are hoping for some of the teams to lose. But we need to win over Meralco.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Rain or Shine has defeated Phoenix Pulse, San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra earlier in the eliminations, and the Painters will have the inside track on a playoff bonus if they end up tied with those teams.“I think that if we win [against Meralco], and TNT loses [one of its last games], then that’s the only time that we are safe,” he said.On paper, the Painters have the advantage in manpower, with Gilas Pilipinas mainstays Gabe Norwood and Raymond Almazan leading the charge.Meralco, meanwhile, is at 3-5 and also needs to win games in a string if it hopes to make it past this round.The Bolts will be coming off a victory over NorthPort, a double overtime thriller which will give them some momentum heading into this crucial game.The Texters are one of the hottest teams in the tournament with a three-game winning streak going, and they will be clashing with an Alaska side that has lost its last two in lopsided manner.The Aces continue to be without leading scorer Vic Manuel and fellow starters Simon Enciso, Kevin Racal and JV Casio.Alaska has four games left, and at 3-4, needs to sweep those outings to have a chance at making the playoffs in the upper half. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebracenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief The Elasto Painters shoot to at least have the second best record heading into the playoffs when they battle back-to-the-wall Meralco on Friday, needing no less than a win to keep their bid for a twice-to-beat advantage alive at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay.“We have to go hard against Meralco if we want to have a chance at a top two [finish],” Garcia had said after an 85-82 loss to Columbian that doomed them to their first losing streak of the season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“We spent the past week showing them (players) why we felt that they were not the same players that played earlier [in] the eliminations,” Garcia said. “And I think we addressed that already.”“It was a pity that we lost that game,” Garcia told the Inquirer on Thursday, reflecting on what could have been had they snapped a three-game losing streak against the Dyip dating back to last season. “I told the players that had we won that game, we would have been OK already.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Gabe Norwood and the Painters can’t let this game against Meralco slip away. —AUGUST DELA CRUZRain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia rued about his players not being themselves in their last two games.They better start finding their old form fast or let a quarterfinal bonus in the PBA Philippine Cup playoffs slip out of their hands.ADVERTISEMENT Wangs trips Marinerong Pilipino five View commentslast_img read more

Bility Boasts ‘Surprise Support’ for FIFA Presidential Race

first_imgWith 75 days to the deadline of registration of candidates in the FIFA Presidential Bid, Liberia’s football chief, Musa Bility, has revealed that 13 countries have assured him of his nomination to replace Sepp Blatter.Mr. Bility said instead of the traditional five recommendations from member countries, he has received a surprise support of 13 countries up to yesterday and claimed that he is a potential candidate.Though, he failed to reveal the nations that pledged support to his nomination, as part of his pioneering strategy, he said they are from Europe and the Caribbean.He made the disclosure yesterday at the Headquarters of the LFA, attended by scores of sports journalists.“I received support and I’m surprised of it – I need five countries in writing – but up now I have support from 13 countries – and I don’t want to expose these countries as part of our strategy,” Mr. Bility said.“I am running for FIFA president that wouldn’t change – some people have limited vision and they want me to also have that limited vision – it’s good to think big and I’m running for FIFA President.”“There would be stumbles, but I wouldn’t be deterred, but would try to do whatever it takes – but the only painful thing is what comes out of my country,” Bility indicated.The LFA president stated that he is and strong confident and wouldn’t change his presidential bid.Mr. Bility, 48, said that he knows the “math and know what to go for the kill,” arguing that he has always been on the winning side.In the 2006 and 2011 Presidential Elections, Mr. Bility supported the Unity Party led government of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and in the latter was the chairman of the mobilization campaign for Montserrado County – and in both elections, President Sirleaf won.In the 2014 Special Senatorial Elections, Mr. Bility campaigned against the UP in favor of Sen. George Weah.Mr. Bility reiterated that his meeting with CAF, which was declined – was not about CAF endorsing him.Bility said the CAF meeting was an honor to gain their moral support, because their support cannot translate into votes.He stressed that it was merely a privilege to have had the opportunity to talk to the entire CAF Executive Committee, to answer questions – concerns, admirations – all the issues that are wrong with football, – but it was considered only an opportunity to explain his platform for the football top post.“I would love for CAF to endorse me but if on the 28th of October, CAF doesn’t support me, I would only salute them and move on,” Mr. Bility said. Meanwhile, Bility said though President Sirleaf endorsed his candidacy evidence of the appeal by Deputy Information Minister Isaac Jackson to Liberians to rally their support for him, there are many Liberians who think he shouldn’t run for the presidency.“There are many of you who don’t want me to dream my own dream – it’s my right to run, but most Liberians think I’m running to represent the country, so I shouldn’t run – but it’s wrong – I am running as Musa Bility from Liberia,” Bility said.Meanwhile, besides Bility, four persons have also registered their interest, they include: Michel Platini, President of UEFA; Netherlands Football Federation president Michael van Praag; Chung Mong-joon, former Fifa vice-president and Luis Figo, former Real Madrid Player.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Mrs. Mary Eliza Cooper Horton Dies

first_imgThe late Mrs. Mary Eliza Cooper Horton – Advertisement – The death is announced of Mrs. Mary Eliza Cooper Horton, widow of Dr. A. Romeo Horton, former Minister of Commerce and Industry and founder of the Bank of Liberia, the first Liberian-owned bank.According to daughter Nuna Horton, Mrs. Horton passed away quietly and peacefully on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Fidelity Health Care Clinic at 20th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia, following a  brief illness.  She was in her 92nd year.Following her graduation from the College of West Africa (CWA) in 1947, Mary Eliza was in 1952 awarded a scholarship along with four others to travel to the United States of America to study Court Reporting and Secretarial Science.  One of the four awarded this scholarship was her longtime friend, Ms. Muriel Best. They matriculated to the Blackwell College in Maryland. Upon their completion, they returned home and Mary Eliza briefly worked with the Ministry of Justice during the tenure of the Attorney  General C. Abayomi Cassell, doing Court Reporting.In 1954, Mary Eliza was transferred to the Executive Mansion, where she served as one of the four Executive Secretaries to President William V.S. Tubman.  She worked in this capacity for 10 consecutive years, from 1954 to 1964, along with the other Executive Secretaries, Walter Moore, Phillip Brumskine and Mai Padmore.On November 11, 1956, she was joined in Holy Matrimony with Dr. Alexander Romeo Horton, founder of the Bank of Liberia and Secretary of Commerce and Industry during the Tubman administration.  This union lasted for 49 unbroken years until his death in December of 2005.Mary Eliza was a born Episcopalian but later joined her husband’s church, St. Simon Baptist, and remained there until her passing.She left the Executive Mansion in 1966 to work for the National Housing Authority under the tenure of the Late Hon. Frank O. Roberts as Personnel Director & Administrative Assistant until 1972.  During her last year she also worked under the tenure of Mrs. Edith Harris.In her social affiliations, Mrs. Horton was a member of the International Women’sClub, Ducor Palace Hotel, 1970; and Order of Eastern Star, Tharah Chapter No. 14, Bomi Hills.  In church activities, she was a Deaconess St Simon BaptistOn July 19, 2013 President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Conferred the Distinction of Dame  Grand Commander in Humane Order of African Redemption.Mrs. Mary Eliza Cooper Horton was born in Harper City, Cape Palmas, Maryland County on February 29, 1928 to the union of Mr. Henry Jenkins Roosevelt Cooper and Mrs. Lucinda Anne Smythe Cooper. At the young age of nine, Mary Eliza came to Monrovia to live with her mother until her mother’s sudden passing in 1941 when Mary Eliza was thirteen (13) years old. She then returned to Harper City and attended Cape Palmas Junior High School while living with her father and graduated in 1943.Her father, Henry Jenkins Roosevelt Cooper, shared a very close relationship with the newly elected President of Liberia, William V.S. Tubman, and was to be appointed Attorney General.  Unfortunately, when Mary Eliza was fifteen, she lost her father, who died suddenly on December 14, 1943, while preparing for President Tubman’s Inauguration, scheduled for January 1944 in Monrovia. After her father’s death she relocated to Monrovia to live with her maternal grandmother and also her name sake, the Late Mrs. Mary Eliza Pritchard on Carey Street, Crown Hill, Monrovia. Mary Eliza entered the College of West Africa (C.W.A.) and graduated from high school in 1947.Mrs. Mary Eliza Cooper Horton was predeceased by her husband the Late Dr. Alexander Romeo Horton, grandson Romeo Stefan Horton, her brothers Edwin, Jenkins, Roosevelt, Boston, Eugene, Francis & Eldrich, her sisters Eugenia Cooper Gardiner and Magdelene Cooper Johnson, her sister-in-law Alice Danlette and her brother-in-law Stephen Augustus Pettigrew Horton.She is survived by her aunt, Annie Cooper Marquis, her sisters Angelique Cooper Jones (Dr. Jacob A. Jones) and Lucinda Cooper Anderson, cousins James H.R. Cooper Sr. (Evita) and Melita Cummings, brother-in-law Francis L. M. Horton, Sr. (Augusta), her brothers’ surviving widows: Luisa (Jenkins), Eleanor (Francis) & Marjorie (Eugene), her brother-in –law’s surviving widow Valerie (Stephen), her children Danlette Nuna, Kaima Taylor (Robert), Maureen Mason, Shephard (Kelly), Renee (Louis), Romelle Alexine, John Youboty (Margaret), John Horton (Martha) & Noel Tehoungue (Bentoe), her grand-children, great grand-children, cousins, nieces, nephews, Godsons: Amb. Timothy E. Thomas and Lester Parker III, God daughters: Rita Thompson, Trypetus Cooper Padmore, Dr. Lisa Angeline Cooper, Sharon Tubman Green and Juliet E. Cooper Allen along with many close relatives, friends and associates.Funeral arrangements:Removal of the Body from the Anderson Funeral Home @ 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019Wake Keeping 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., St. Simon Baptist Church, Horton Avenue, Capitol By Pass MonroviaFuneral Service on Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m., St. Simon Baptist Church, Horton AvenueInterment will take place at Horton Farm, in Totota, Bong County.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more