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  • 79 years old
  • Born on December 27, 1936 in IBADAN CITY, OYO STATE, Nigeria.
  • Passed away on July 31, 2016 .

This memorial website was created in memory of our Mother and Grandmother, ABIODUN MODUPE AYANNIYI, 79, born on December 27,1936 and passed away on July 31, 2016.
We will remember her forever.

Posted by Creamsand Corals on 1st August 2017
I met grandma very late.. But the little time was worthwhile. She made me see my hometown (ibadan) from a new point. She was so accomplished and accommodating. Too bad I met her when the curtain was about to be drawn. The world has lost so many gems but this gem is even more special. Continue to rest in the Lord till we meet to part no more. God bless your soul and all yours that you left behind ma.
Posted by Juwon Kemi Ajagbe on 14th September 2016
Mummy Ayaniyi I wish I could see u and talk to u once more before you left. Mummy u were so accommodating I remember climbing the stairs to ur house I was happy to come to your house cos it was always we are climbing the stairsTosin my younger brother will be calling ur name from downstairs Mummy ayaniyi am here o am hungry I can hear u calling him rude boy. I remember us running down from my mum's school down to yours asking for crayon and books. Even when u have inspectors around u always have time for us. Ooh Mummy can anyone be loving as accommodating as u are. Is it children's party at the government House and also so many goodies from u. U were a great disciplinarian. Sun re o mama oninure.
Posted by Tunde Akinkunmi on 7th September 2016
Mummy was a generous spirit. I've known that since I turned three or four. It's hard to forget the sublime aroma of confectioneries inside what must have been a cake shop around old Gbagi or Oke Bola. You couldn't have asked for a better treat turning three or four. Over the years Mummy Ayanniyi remained her old self: accommodating, generous and kind. She even pleaded with Rebecca to come over and raid her wardrobe from time to time. Mummy, Thank you for the love, joy and the sunshine you brought to our lives. Thank you for your voice of wisdom. It;s hard to think about what our lives would have been without them. Take your rest beloved Mum. Good night.
Posted by Bunmi Omowaiye on 24th August 2016
Mummy, you were a major part of my life since inception, I grew up under your care, spiritual guidance and love. I remember when you influenced your sister's decision on placing in a state school instead of a missionary school even when admission has closed, though I was small, I remember your word " ni so ni be, a ri omo Ibadan Kan to mo WA" and true to your words Folake Ojo was waiting to help out . I'm not surprise at all the comments, you touched lives and gave the less privilege an opportunity to be someone in life. Mother, you left a legacy!!! Sleep on ma. Bunmi Johnson Omowaiye
Posted by Mobolaji Iyun on 24th August 2016
Adieu mama.i haven't seen you in a while.But i remember the wonderfiul memories of our attending St davids church kudeti. She was a very close egbon to my late mum-Mrs Mojirade Iyun. Not at all an arrogant personality despite the age.Nice and wonderful personality. Thanking God for the gift of life. It is well.
Posted by Albert Oladapo Ogunwusi on 21st August 2016
Mummy, it is with gratitude to God that I celebrate you today. You were always so kind and courteous. Indeed, you were unflinchingly so on each occasion that I had the privilege of meeting you. Mrs Ayanniyi was a signpost for decency and openminded charm. Your wonderful children are no less charming. They do you real justice. You will be sorely missed by all. But your God whom you served without flagging loves you more than all or any of us. Rest on in the bosom of the master till the day when we shall meet to part no more.
Posted by Akin Oloko on 18th August 2016
Dear sister, mum & grandma. I know why my wife and I celebrate you. You deserve it. Rest in peace ma
Posted by Fola Egbogbo on 16th August 2016
It's a privilege having you as my birthday mate mum..and I celebrated almost my childhood birthday with you, with lots of memories, parties ...miss most especially your usual hugs..Your memories still ever fesh and always be..sleep on still we meet to part no more. .
Posted by Betty Adepoju on 16th August 2016
You are such a great woman. Your impact in my life as a pupil have a great influence on my life as an adult. You made me believe in myself ,that I can all be the best in all I do. You believe so much in me and you always make me point of reference to other pupils. Rest on Mama Ayanniyi.
Posted by Busola Babalola on 16th August 2016
Mum, it's still hard to believe that you have passed, i cannot but remember our interactions especially during a training program i conducted in Akure and Tomilola had to bring you along. Your contributions were enormous to the extent that you even spoke more that the people the training was planned for. You were intelligent, friendly and suave. We will definitely miss you. Adieu ma!
Posted by Tokunbo Olubi-Salami on 16th August 2016
Manmi Ayan,my special mama, you were A God sent to us in our family. You encouraged me in love & with Words of God. You made me realised that I can be whatever & whoever I need. In your own words & I quote "Agbeke mi, ma gbo ariwo oja"; meaning "don't listen to the noises from the crowd". These are your words to me over 30 years ago when I wanted to end my life. You comforted me, cancelled me with Words of God. Your joined force with my mum to help me through my difficult times . I appreciate you ma & also will miss talking to you over the phone. You have touched so many lives. Thank you for being the best. RIP.
Posted by RevEbenezer Jesulabi on 15th August 2016
Heaven Gain An Awesome Angel...Whao Mama Ayanniyi is Gone Home To Rest Well Deserved Rest,Though We May Not Wanted That's happening Now But The Maker Knows Best...Wer Do I Start from...Mama Was A Very Strong Focused and Tremendous Woman..Opportune to Know Her For About 30years Closely From Distant Neighbours Then Knowing Her As My Spiritual Mentors Mum and Mother in Law...I Remember Anytime I Was Sent on An Errands To Her By My Bosses In those Day's (AMA )will Always Wellcome Me Warmly And Make u Comfortable and Feel at Home..Shower Me with Prayers and Ask After my Welfare and family's And Instit on Me Taking A Drink or Food's But Most times Am on the Runs. But I Always Cherished Her Bright Smiles and Genuine Love...Mama Sunre o...Many Mothers Called You A Blessing...And You Lived This World With 6 Great and Mighty Women's Like You to Continue with the Good work. .You are not Dead Just Resting..R I P...Adieu Great Daughter of Zion..Love you Always..xx
Posted by Folayan Osekita on 15th August 2016
Mummy Dolapo! My mother's very good friend! Much loved! Excellent Teacher! Great neighbour! Wonderful & Powerful wife & mother of most excellently trained beautiful damsels! Ever so disciplined & full with love & grace! Mummy! Aunty! You shall be missed & forever loved! Rest in Eternal love, light & peace - at the Bosom of Jesus Christ. Amen! Mama Dolapo! Adieus! Prophet & Evangelist Folayan Osekita!
Posted by Folu Taiwo on 15th August 2016
Thank you Lord for the gift of a great Mum... I really want to say thank you Mum, for everything you are to me. For the gift of Life, for seeing me through school and supporting me through life pursuits for being there at every opportunity , for the special heart you have for me and for always checking out on me, for stopping by on your way to heaven to still find out if I was good! Thank you mum for loving me unconditionally. For your generous discipline while growing, I understand your fears as a mother -being a mother to six beautiful girls and maintaining discipline isn't an easy job, seeing them through school and universities isn't a joke either. You're an icon, a uniquely wired woman, you're an achiever you came saw and conquered. God answered our prayers on you, your enormous generosity paved the way for you. Nearer my God to thee nearer to the. You beheld God's glory before you breathe your last breath, you sang, danced with heavenly beings while on Earth. Death where is your Sting? I Love you mum, I sure will miss you till resurrection morning.
Posted by Babatunde Adeoye on 15th August 2016
Our 'chicchat/date' was once a year, and it's always on sallah day though I always intend spending 30mins with Mummy Ringroad as we call her but it always turns into hours, and I must confess it's always worth the while. Rest in peace Mum
Posted by Babatunde Adesugba on 15th August 2016
Rest in Peace Mummy. You have done a great work and gone to rest in a better place.

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