The body of Late Ezinne Eugenia Ethel U. Eke has been laid to rest in her husband’s residence, in Umukabia Ogodo, in Ngor Okpala LGA, Imo state last week
In her funeral service at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Umukabia Ogodo, the officiating priest, Rev. Father Carnelus Ereh enjoined Christians to leave life worthy of emulation.
Rev. Carnelus stated that life outside Christ is a miserable one, pointing out that, the most important thing in life is not how long one leaves but the positive impact one is able to make in the lives of others while alive.
He described Late Ezinne Eugenia Ethel U. Eke as a virtuous woman who lived her life on Earth to the glory of God. The Rev. Father said that late matriarch was a devoted Christian who lived to satisfy God and humanity.
He urged Christian mother’s to emulate her and prayed that she rests in peace.
In his speech, her son who is the chief mourner, HRH, EZE EMMA EKE. ( Okabia 1 of Umukabia Ogodo), described his late mother as a role model, a loving and caring mother with the welfare of her children as her utmost priority.
Eze Eke stated that her mother loved education so much to the point that she denied herself comfort to ensure that all her children went to school.
He maintained that her mother was born into a royal family, married into a royal family and as well gave birth to a king as God would have it and thanked God for a life well spent.
Late Ezinne died at the age of 91 with many children, grand children and many relations.