Yemi Editted
Emmanuel Adeyemi Allen
  • 42 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 1, 1972
  • Date of passing: Jan 15, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
HOME GOING SERVICE for Emmanuel Adeyemi Allen. Thursday,January 23rd 2014 @ 11 am. Bill Winston Ministries, Living Word Church. 7600 West Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, 60130. Illinois, U.S.A.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Emmanuel Allen, 42, born on January 1, 1972 and passed away on January 15, 2014. He was a handsome, ever-smiling, and vivacious soul who hardly ever got angry. No one ould resist his infectious laughter that always gathered momentum to its peak.

Yemi was also a man of wisdom and discretion. He was hardworking, ambitious and above all, passionate about God. Adeyemi was a focused man who was on a journey of fulfilling his purpose before he answered the call beyond. He was a loving husband to Tokunbo and a caring father to Sarah and Mary. He was a faithful brother and a loyal friend. He will always be fondly remembered with love.

Sleep on beloved!

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by ADEMOLA LATINWO on 15th January 2016

"Sleep on brother...you are forever missed but your spirit live on in our lives.Adieu"

This tribute was added by tokunbo allen on 15th January 2016

"i want to choose life and meaning over death and tragedy,so i will focus on finding joy in the mundane and profound, joy in the small things that makes my children smile,joy in the moments of friendship that might otherwise pass unnoticed,joy in the ability to appreciate the gift of life in a way i never did before.Today my family mourn that you were taken from us so suddenly and so young,it has been 104 weeks, grappling moment to moment and day to day with often overwhelming void that your death has left in our lives.
Adeyemi we miss you,we love you more than words could say,even in death you continue to inspire me,encourage me, the hardest thing is not talking to someone you use to talk to everyday.
Rest easy my love"

This tribute was added by Emmanuel Adegoke on 1st January 2016

"May your soul continue to rest in peace. Amen"

This tribute was added by tokunbo allen on 1st January 2016

"Happy birthday my Luv....."

This tribute was added by Hurlarbysy Harkynkunmmy on 9th November 2015

"Rest in Peace"

This tribute was added by Hurlarbysy Harkynkunmmy on 9th November 2015

"Rest in Peace"

This tribute was added by Emmanuel Oduwole on 15th January 2015

"We remember, yes we remember the beauty of your person. We remember the spaces unique to you BUT we submit that you must now rest. We pray that the good Lord will continue to grant you eternal rest and your family; peace and strength."

This tribute was added by Adeola Tim-Olusanya on 15th January 2015

"Dear Yemi,
How time flies, it's exactly a year you relocated to heaven. I always remember your tender smile and the comfort it brings. Your candle still glows in the dark and your sparks still blow in the breeze of the day. Loving you is an understatement and missing you cannot be comprehended! Your precious jewels - Tokunbo, Sarah & Mary are lifting your torch on high. In all things, we still give thanks unto the Almighty God. Continue to rest in the bosom of your Lord."

This tribute was added by ADEMOLA LATINWO on 15th January 2015

"A year gone but the wound is  still  open......Adeyemi your sweet memories are forever alive,i hold tightly to them scared that,that might be taken away as well.....in my pain and emptiness, I find solace in the fact that I know you ran a good race short as it might be.....The Great Comforter will heal our wounds and ease our pains till we meet to part no more....Adieu brother...keep smiling and keep shining like the star that you are...forever illuminating our paths......."

This tribute was added by Babatunde Olarinde on 12th July 2014

"Sad to learn we can only get together in dreams now but I'm glad you crossed my path in life. So long Yemi...So long."

This tribute was added by Dammy Omosebi on 15th March 2014

"My brother,my friend and coworker in body of Christ,your demise broke my heart because that wasn't we agreed before you left Nigeria we but saw a potential pastor who will preach the gospel of christ like my and your mentor late Pastor Ina Omakwu,you weren't afraid of the future and now the future is secured with Christ,you had much of the word of God that the world didn't have the privilege to hear. I will forever cherish our short but profound time together till we meet to part no more but aren't joining so soon greet Pastor Ina and Apostle Paul,and remember to ask some of those questions we couldn't  got answer to from the Bible. My sister Tokunbo please take heart,we shall while in America,God will keep you and your kids fear not,I will be watching your back."

This tribute was added by Chukwuma Ikonne on 8th March 2014

"I just learnt of this now and I'm still shocked....Tokumbo, please take heart, may God give you the strength to carry on in Jesus Name!"

This tribute was added by Omolara Olufosoye on 30th January 2014

"When I heard about  your death and read about your life as a christain. I have hope that you are with our Lord Jesus Christ. I want to appeal to us the remaining friends to surrender our life totally to Jesus -Tomorrow may be too late.- Omolara Olufosoye Okusanya"

This tribute was added by Oluwabukunmi Olorunnisomo Daramola on 23rd January 2014

"Ha........The news hit me like a thunderbolt as l was still mourning my mum's death.Immediately the shock of your's assumed a far greater dimension.lt is beyond my comprehension.Two days before your death,you were consoling me with so much passion out of sincere concern.You were such a gentle and God fearing soul.Indeed the fate and destiny of man is in God's hand.As the heavenly hosts take you home,may the Alpha and Omega build a hedge of fire around your wife and children.............Rest   In   Peace!!!"

This tribute was added by Olusegun Daramola on 23rd January 2014

"In the arms of sweet deliverer you laid your heavy burden down and with our Lord above.When at last your travelling days were done,you started your eternal rest somewhere beyond,in the bosom of Christ.How come a perfect tree doesn't stay long in the forest?Ironically,Yemi......(Alleno)as l used to call u, you were consoling my wife of her mother's
demise,on 12/01/2014 with your usual Biblical allusion.A rare breed of exemplary being of finest humane qualities gone too soon.Joyfully,you surrendered your existence to our Lord Jesus in the course of the rough and coarse journey of your life.Our friendship remains evergreen in my memory because of indelible prints you left-it's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.May your soul rest in peace."

This tribute was added by henry osoikhia on 23rd January 2014

"Hey brother!
Yemi u were not just a friend to me, we were even more than brothers, I just don't know the word for it. We had laughed together, dined together, starved together and even breath back to each other. We lived together like two unbreakable brothers, wherever I was u were never 5feets away. We studied together, failed together and then succeeded together. Yemi u know its a lot to tell, but I will just keep the rest in my memory. The pain of your demise hurts so bad, very bad I cant stop thinking about it every second after I heard the news. Another thing is that I realy wanna be there to pay you my last respect but I am financially incapable. Yemi I know where you are; you can see everything even inside my heart. I realy wanted to come, now it hurts even more that I could not make it to your funeral. Pls forgive me.
Yemi if nothing I know I owe this to u, I will always keep ur family in my prayers, and I will continue to check on them to make sure they doing good. Rest in peace homie. Till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Adedokun Agoro on 22nd January 2014

"Yemi Allen still difficult to believe you are gone.

Whether we live or die we belong to GOD.

Your life was a testimony and I know you are resting in the bosom of our LORD JESUS CHRIST.

Rest in peace Allen"

This tribute was added by Olaide Oladunjoye on 21st January 2014

"Many have spoken on this untimely death of a colleague. Death, is an inevitability of life. The only solace we have is that we know you are RESTING IN THE BOSSOM OF THE LORD. ADIEU YEMI ALLEN."

This tribute was added by Olabisi Omisande on 21st January 2014

"To know I will never talk to you again is heart-breaking for me. You were my friend and my brother. I have fond memories of you and Wale looking out for me when we were younger, over twenty years later, you were still there. I miss your infectious laugh and lovely humour. Sleep well my darling friend till we meet again."

This tribute was added by Olumide Adegbesan on 21st January 2014

"I received the shattering news that you are no longer with us a few days after committing my dad to mother earth. The last time we spoke over the phone some few years ago, we both agreed on doing everything to make the future better for our children. Now my thoughts are different knowing that the God we serve shall watch over them and grant you eternal rest.
Goodnight brother, till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by claudia srewart on 20th January 2014

"I thank God for the privilege of knowing you.  You were a wonderful
husband and father.  Your mild manner and excellent grammar will always be remember.  I believe you really believed in God because of your kindness towards others.  Yemi, you will always be remembered. Rest in peace. Absent from the body, present with the LORD."

This tribute was added by Tokunboh Olabisi on 20th January 2014

"Meet briefly.....

You made such a positive impact. What a Gentleman.

God Blessings.

Rip."

This tribute was added by Lily Anso on 20th January 2014

"Eternal Rest grant unto him oh Lord and let your perpetual light shine upon him,  May his soul rest in peace, Amen!"

This tribute was added by Olu Oshy on 20th January 2014

"Rest in Peace! Brother!"

This tribute was added by Femi Onifade on 20th January 2014

"The news was shocking and really saddened my heart, but the joy of it most is that you have Christ. Your sudden departure is best known to our unquestionable God. May your soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Toyin Okesola on 19th January 2014

"And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be  anymore. The former things have passed away.  (Revelation 21:4 )

Life is so fragile..
   Your loss So Sudden
        Our Heart Are So broken..
Rest In The Bossom Of  Your Creator Till We Shall See Again......"

This tribute was added by Temi-Tope Oluwole on 19th January 2014

"Wow! Words cant begin to describe how heavy my heart is at the news of your passing.You made such an impression when we met in chicago and I found out you were auntie iyabo's brother, we immediately connected. You were family.You were my brother though our schedules didnt make us see that much.You had such an infectious smile and soo full of life. Heaven has gained another special soul. I thank God you knew christ and by the grace of God, we will meet one day to part no more. Rest in peace yemi."

This tribute was added by Omolara Thomas Odukoya on 19th January 2014

"Adeyemi Allen, rest in the blossom of The Lord, may we forever remember u, we love u but God love u more."

This tribute was added by Omolara Thomas Odukoya on 19th January 2014

"Adeyemi Allen, rest in the blossom of The Lord, may we forever remember u, we love u but God love u more."

This tribute was added by Phil Ehigie on 19th January 2014

"It's so hard to say goodbye. You were an amazing person who always find the right words in every situation. Am glad i got to know you,  will miss you dearly. We love you, but God loves u more. Rest in the bosom of the Lord Adeyemi Allen."

This tribute was added by Adunni Adegunle on 19th January 2014

"R. I. P"

This tribute was added by Emmanuel Adegoke on 19th January 2014

""Rest in Peace Yemi"..May Our Good Lord whom You Served while You were with Us watch over the family that You left behind. You are one of the good people I have ever known,always with a smile on your face and I know for sure that You are still Smiling down on Us saying everything is Ok. It's a shame that You are no more,but I believe you have passed on to Glory and dat You are in a better place. Rest on in The Lord Brother until the Ressurection day when the good Ones will reign with Our Lord. In My heart is where I will keep You Dear Friend."

This tribute was added by Seyi Allen on 19th January 2014

"It's just so sad, i was looking forward to hanging out with you and Tokunbo one day, now you are gone! Sleep well in the bosom of your lord coz. And Toks, God will continuously grant you the strength to get through this."

This tribute was added by Ebenezer Eso on 19th January 2014

"Your name rings so well and good to me as a former high school mate but it's been a while. Am so sorry about your sudden death. May your soul rest in perfect peace. May the Good God comfort your family. Good night to a great mountaineer."

This tribute was added by Folake Latinwo on 19th January 2014

"Although your human flesh is gone, but your spirit soul lives on Yemi Allen....you gave the best in every way possible and have been described as the best in all ramifications; a sad and painful end of such a brilliant life...... May The Lord neutralise all our pains and smoother the path of your onward journey back home. Heaven has gained an angel!"

This tribute was added by kayode durojaiye on 19th January 2014

"This is unbelievable, an irreplaceable lose.
Bros, if I could reach up & hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.
I remember the good old days when you lived @ Sanda Street, Molete, Ibadan. The good times I spent with you & bro Femi.
Also, I remember when we attended Jah Jehovah Jireh Church No 1 with Aunty Iyabo Olowu, aunty Yemisi Daodu, Mummy & bro Femi.
I remember you & FemT then @ Ibadan Grammar School when u used to dance thriller& co.
I remember you then @ UI, Mellanby Hall with Laolu.
Death, why did you take him away soon?
Hmmmmm! It is foolish & wrong to mourn the man who died. Rather we should thank God that such man lived. (George S. Patton Jnr.)
Yemie, sleep softly, rest in peace.
This is not an ending, but this is actually the beginning of your new life. This is not death but your birth into eternity.
You will always be in my thoughts & heart & will always long for the time that we would meet again.
Goodbye brother."

This tribute was added by OLANREWAJU LATINWO on 19th January 2014

"Who may ascend to the mountain of the Lord?Who may stand in his holy place?The one who has clean hands and a pure heart,To everyone you met in your lifetime we all believe you are in his holy place with the angels,we all thank the good Lord for your life......Short as it may seem it is a fulfilled life."

This tribute was added by Lakunle Lawal on 19th January 2014

"Yemi death chattered ur beautiful dreams away.I remembered our last discussion on leaving in other planet.while u took me on for like an hour telling me beautiful things about Mars.its true that nice one's don't really live long.may ur gentle soul rest in peace..u r great loss to Ibadan people and to Nigeria at large."

This tribute was added by Tunde Oduwole on 19th January 2014

"When the news broke, I stood still and in a flash the memories of our times together ran through; Our meetings in Abuja! The shopping runs! The Airport excess luggage runs! Etc, In all, communicating with you was easy and sweet. You are specially gifted with tender listening skills and your responses are like pictures of apples in diamond frames. Like diamonds, you will live on in our hearts. I trust the good Lord will grant you special welcome!"

This tribute was added by lanre olanre on 18th January 2014

"Deeply saddened and bewildered to learn about the sudden passing of  your extraordinary soul. We all have questions for God for allowing you to depart suddenly in your prime but we know it is a call to glory for an enigmatic and God fearing soul like you cannot have less.

I am happy to have crossed your path for you walked with me when I needed a friend.

Your foot prints will forever remained in the sands of time.

Rest in perfect peace bros."

This tribute was added by Ayo Latinwo on 18th January 2014

"Yemi, you were more than a friend to me, you were my brother with that great smile that always makes me laugh. Lied to myself that I would not shed any tear, knowing that you have gone to a better place but the memories of our adolescent years keeps coming back. What a beautiful soul were Yemi, for that I will dearly miss you. I pray that our Heavenly Father assuage your family the anguish of this bereavement and leave only your cherised memory."

This tribute was added by Femi Taiwo on 18th January 2014

"Its so sad to know and believe that you are gone too soon, a very good friend and a kind loving brother.we both danced way back in high school days with happy memories. i will never forget about your kindness in times of need, you'll forever be remembered with your good words of encouragement and bible scriptures you always use when talking and most of all your beautiful smiles. in everything we should always give thanks to God cause HE knows all.
May the good lord be with your family, yemi rest in peace in the perfect hand of our Lord Jesus Christ"

This tribute was added by Foluke Akinmboni-Latinwo on 18th January 2014

"If we could have a lifetime wish
A dream that would come true,
We would pray to God with all our hearts
For a yesterday and you.
A thousand words can’t bring you back,
We know, because we tried;
And neither will a million tears,
We know, because we cried.
You left behind our broken hearts
And happy memories too which we will forever hold on to.
We want you here with us but God love you more.
You'll forever be remembered....."

This tribute was added by Layi Taiwo on 18th January 2014

"It's a privilege to have known you friend. Our time together in school was filled with a lifetime supply of that enriching smile of yours . You're no longer here in flesh but you remain with us.

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die. Adieu friend! Till we meet again."

This tribute was added by ADEMOLA LATINWO on 18th January 2014

"Death hides....it cannot divide
Thou art but on the other side with Christ
Thou art with Christ and Christ with me
And so together, still are we.
Through your reflection, your memories which I will forever cling unto I will carry on the torch....we were inseparable in life, death will not have victory over us......I will hold on to that which you taught me and I will let our children know.....I will never say goodbye"

This tribute was added by tokunbo allen on 18th January 2014

"My Luv..
have only just lost you the pain is hard to bear
Do I have to go through life knowing you're not there
please some one explain to me why you had to go
are there any reasons I really need to know
I sit here and remember all the lovely times we shared
the talks the laughter of every one you cared
I am told the pain will ease in time
and I will think of you without a tear
but that will be impossible as I need to have you here
You are my very world and my ever guiding star
Just kiss me softly on the cheek and tell me where you are"

This tribute was added by Adeola Tim-Olusanya on 18th January 2014

"Rest in the bosom of the Lord dear one - Yemi Allen! Death snatched your beautiful spirit and your pleasant soul away...O death where is thy sting? O grave where is thy victory? So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Cor 15:55 -57). We love you dearly and miss you greatly."


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