Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 July 2021:
Yesterday, the late Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden received a memorable civic laying out of her mortal remains with a full civic honours by the government of Sierra Leone, through the Western Area Rural District Council, in Gloucester, Freetown.
The band of the Methodist Boys High school was in attendance, performing throughout the ceremony.
Today, Wednesday July 7th, 2021, her funeral will take place in her beloved Gloucester Village church where she was christened, confirmed, and got married.
The funeral service will be broadcast Live across various media paltforms including radio and tv. You can follow the service live on AYV TV now:
These are some of the image and videos from yesterday’s laying out ceremony in Gloucester, Freetown: