Peaceful, loving mother.
Forever in our hearts
  • 56 years old
  • Born on February 27, 1958 in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Passed away on February 5, 2015 in Texas, United States.

This memorial website was created in memory of our lovely mom, Adefolake Ogungbade, née Rosanwo, 56, who was born on February 27, 1958 and passed away on February 5, 2015. We will remember her forever.

Mommy always had a beautiful smile, was soft-spoken and was happiest when her children were happy. 

She is survived by her husband Dr Gbadebo Ogungbade, children Ademola, Omolade, Oluwaseun and Adebayo, mother Mrs Olufunmilayo Rosanwo, several siblings and loving extended family.

Thank you to everyone who attended our mother's Memorial Service and Celebration of Life Service from Feb 20 - 22, 2015.
Your presence and loving stories comforted us.

Thank you for the visits, words of encouragement, prayers, and for all the love you're showing the family. May God bless you all! 

Please leave a comment, share a story about Mrs Adefolake Ogungbade or leave some encouragement for the family and continue to keep us in your prayers.

Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 1st March 2018
I miss you mommy. Celebrating your 60th birthday through the eyes of your new granddaughter. We love and miss you dearly!
Posted by Tutu Alabi on 27th February 2018
Today and every day I celebrate your gracious, sweet and kind spirit.I rejoice because I know you are with your Redeemer, the Lord Jesus Christ. I miss you dearly but I know we will meet again.
Posted by Shola Rosanwo on 27th February 2018
Today should have been so different. Just know I’m thinking about you, missing you, loving you, and celebrating your 60th on this side of Heaven
Posted by Taiwo Adeoye on 5th February 2018
Gone But Not Forgotten, Aunty Folake rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Modupe Bukar on 5th February 2018
You’re loved and missed
Posted by Tutu Alabi on 5th February 2018
Dearest Folake, I think of you every day. .Thanks for those calls reminding me to celebrate a new week or month. Thanks for reminding me to celebrate each new day. Thanks for your beautiful spirit We will meet again in our heavenly Father's home.
Posted by Shola Rosanwo on 5th February 2018
Although I’m sad without you and wished you were here, within my heart your lovely smile shine and clear. I treasure all those memories Of growing up with you, the secrets we would always share. The childish things we’d do. And as the years quickly passed we grew closer Still, I miss you dear Sister Folake, and you know I always will❣️
Posted by Aladepe Olajide on 5th February 2018
Sister Folake Its three years already. Rest on in the bosom of the Lord....
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 28th February 2017
We miss you EVERYDAY. Thank you for leaving us with beautiful memories mommy. Thank you Lord for your strength. I love you!
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 28th February 2017
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Living Bible (TLB) 13 And now, dear brothers, I want you to know what happens to a Christian when he dies so that when it happens, you will not be full of sorrow, as those are who have no hope. 14 For since we believe that Jesus died and then came back to life again, we can also believe that when Jesus returns, God will bring back with him all the Christians who have died. 15 I can tell you this directly from the Lord: that we who are still living when the Lord returns will not rise to meet him ahead of those who are in their graves. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a mighty shout and with the soul-stirring cry of the archangel and the great trumpet-call of God. And the believers who are dead will be the first to rise to meet the Lord. 17 Then we who are still alive and remain on the earth will be caught up with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air and remain with him forever. 18 So comfort and encourage each other with this news.
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 28th February 2017
"Not For A Moment (After All)" Meredith Andrews [Verse 1] You were reaching through the storm Walking on the water Even when I could not see In the middle of it all When I thought You were a thousand miles away Not for a moment did You forsake me Not for a moment did You forsake me [Chorus] After all You are constant After all You are only good After all You are sovereign Not for a moment will You forsake me Not for a moment will You forsake me [Verse 2] You were singing in the dark Whispering Your promise Even when I could not hear I was held in Your arms Carried for a thousand miles to show Not for a moment did You forsake me [Chorus] And every step every breath you are there Every tear every cry every prayer In my hurt at my worst When my world falls down Not for a moment will You forsake me Even in the dark Even when it's hard You will never leave me After all [Chorus] Not for a moment will You forsake me
Posted by Tutu Alabi on 27th February 2017
Dearest Sis, today, which would have been your birthday, I am celebrating all the precious memories I have of you.You are forever in our hearts. The unconditional love you always gave, the inner beauty that radiated from you will never be forgotten. You are our angel. I know that one day we will meet in our heavenly Father's home.
Posted by Matilda Rosanwo on 29th February 2016
Our everlasting and compassionate God will always be present through our precious Holy Spirit to comfort and support us. Underneath are His everlasting arms. "In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump and the trumpet shall sound----. We have hope in God. Sister Folake we remember you always and on your birthday, Feb. 27th 2016. You live forever.
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 27th February 2016
Happy Birthday Mommy! I Love You!
Posted by Amaka Ike on 5th February 2016
All I remember is your smile. It was weird for me cos I wanted to hug you. At that point I had just lost my own mom and I must admit it made me jealous seeing how much you love Molade. Maybe you knew cos you will turn and smile at me... I honestly don't know what to say. I have held off on this long. I can imagine how much Molade misses you. You were so amazing you rubbed off on your kids. I'm glad I met you. I won't forget your smile ever. I love you Molade!
Posted by Taiwo Adeoye on 5th February 2016
“When we are forgotten, we cease to exist.” Sister Folake is not forgotten as her soul has found rest in God alone.
Posted by Ifeanyi Ebido on 20th December 2015
Am short of so sorry for ur loss..I pray God grants her eternal rest and He also continue to be Faithful to you guys..debo was my best friend n would always be...... Been wandering where all the awesomeness in ur family comes from...lil did I know twas this Amazing Woman...and now, I just love her, I know you guys love her even more but God loves her most....
Posted by Modupe Bukar on 7th December 2015
God's comfort be unto the family.Amen.May He strengthen you continually. She was so sweet and kind like an angel. I remember one of the songs she used to sing at the fellowship where we both worked-National Archives,Lagos. "Jesus at Your Name,I bow my knees.With your Spirit in my heart,I confess You are Lord" She'll be greatly missed. The consolation is that she was a believer.
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 1st November 2015
Still feels like a dream . . .
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 20th September 2015
Mommy I miss you. You left a void that no one can replace. Beautiful angel. Looking forward to seeing your lovely smile in heaven. The memory of the righteous is blessed Prov 10:7a
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 7th May 2015
It's been three months of missing you mommy. I miss your smile, I miss you always saying "pele my dear", and I miss the way you look at me with so much love and call me Molascoco. Thank you for the love and care you showed, I'm reaping the seeds of your love even from strangers. It's still hard to believe you're gone, but God keeps comforting me with the fact that He took you home to rest and that He will never leave me nor forsake me. I miss you and will always love you!
Posted by Kayode Adeoye on 7th March 2015
I'm deeply saddened to learn of Sister Folake's passing, but accept that the LORD knows best. Before and when she joined us at school, she was a beloved sister to me, as she was to Deji and Kunle. May her legacy endure in her children that God has blessed her with.
Posted by Omolade Ogungbade on 5th March 2015
It's a month today. I miss you mommy.
Posted by Kunle Rosanwo on 4th March 2015
Sister, Adefolake Ogungbade (nee Rosanwo), a loving and caring person you were. You always wore a warm and welcoming smile, signs of your inner strength in the Lord. Usually, you were one of the first to send warm birthday greetings, Christmas card, or loving messages. When we were much younger you made time to share of yourself, and made some of the most delightful meals for the family like your scrumptious cupcakes and jollof rice, to mention a few. I mentioned meals because true personal meal preparation is an expression of care, love and giving quality of a person in most cultures like ours. You were a precious person who loved the Lord as shown by your participation and commitment to the choir at Yaba Baptist Church which prepared you for one of the key roles in Heaven. How glorious it is that you are now serenading the Lord with holy songs, praising and worshiping Him. While you will be missed, it is a comfort to note that you prepared well to know the Lord and to worship Him eternally. It is well, and God is Good. Rest well in His bosom sister. Amen.
Posted by Taiwo Adeoye on 23rd February 2015
When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now. Sister Folake will be truly missed. Please accept my condolence. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by Dupe Adeniyi on 23rd February 2015
Sis Folake always had a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eyes. I can just see her now looking down on us smiling and twinkling away. May her soul rest in perfect peace among the saints. Dupe Adeniyi, WV
Posted by Oreoluwa Odunsi on 23rd February 2015
My precious sister, My dearest friend, A precious jewel, A blessed heart, You will be greatly missed, but never abandoned. Every desire and dream for your children will be realized in Jesus name. You loved the Lord, You served with your heart, God is faithful and He was your stay. And since it’s best for you to be with Him now, what do we say? All things are working together for your good. My early childhood memories of you, was you as my ‘Guardian Angel’ And now I can be there for Demola, Molade, Junior and Bayo. Adieu for now, till we meet again at His bosom. Rest in His love. Ore Odunsi (Sister)
Posted by Mobolaji Hazzan on 23rd February 2015
I will miss that beautiful smile. Never complains, always smiling even when situations were tough. Remember my visit to her house in Nigeria when the kids were very young and how she made them her top priorities making sure they were okay and did their homework. She loved them so much and never let them out of her sight. She made me feel at home and her smile put me at ease. I watched her relationship with her kids and hoped that one day I will have that great relationship. What a cousin. Sleep on cousin in the bosom of our Lord. No more pain. Peace at last. Mobolaji Fatunla Hazzan.
Posted by Shola Rosanwo on 23rd February 2015
God looked down in HIS garden! HE looked down upon the earth and saw Folake's tired face. HE put HIS arms around Folake and lifted her to rest. God's garden must be beautiful; HE always takes the best! HE knew you were suffering. HE knew you were in pain. HE knew you will never get well on earth again! God saw the road was getting rough. And the hills were hard to climb. So HE closed your wearing eyelids. And whispered "Peace be thine"! It broke our hearts to loose you. But you did not go alone, For part of us went with you. When God called you home! ~We will forever love you ❤️ 'Shola Rosanwo,
Posted by Bunmi Oyeleye on 23rd February 2015
Our dear sister Folake, you will be sorely missed. You left a gaping hole that will never be filled. A gentle soul and loving caring person. Always smiling. Rest in perfect peace. Adieu!
Posted by Matilda Rosanwo on 23rd February 2015
You never failed to send your greetings all year round. You were consistent. You will always be remembered. May your children rise up and call you blessed. Rest in perfect peace. Your night has turned into everlasting day.
Posted by Noel Odunsi on 22nd February 2015
Aunty Folake was an amazing woman, she is very much loved by her family and she will be greatly missed. We love you Aunty!
Posted by Yemi Aladeokin on 21st February 2015
Heaven has just received one of the most special angels. Mom was so humble that she worshiped with us occasionally in secondary school. Your mom was such an amazing and splendid mother and will be deeply missed.God gave you the best but He also broke our hearts to prove to us that He only takes the best. Snr Demola, Omolade, Seun and Bayo - God will continue to console and strengthen you to make her proud until the resurrection day. And may the sweet memories of the gem that your mom was encourage you at this time. We love you.......
Posted by James Adeyeye on 21st February 2015
Sister Folake...death stole a charming smiling face from earth. May the Lord comfort the entire family. Shalom.
Posted by Aladepe Olajide on 21st February 2015
Sister Folake you were beautiful, loving and sooo sweet.... That's how I will always remember you.... Your smile was so infectious and welcoming. ... I know you are in the Father's blossom
Posted by Funso Ros on 21st February 2015
God bless ur beautiful soul...God love u most!!!!
Posted by K Sanders on 21st February 2015
God bless every single thing she touched, her children, her family, and each and every heart. I humbly pray...I pray that hearts are healed, prayers are answered, and love is everlasting. I never laid eyes on her, yet her spirit has touched my heart. To Shola and family: I pray your strength persists, and I pray her love doubles the power of what you possess to stand, and celebrate her life this day.
Posted by Oreofe Odunsi on 20th February 2015
Aunty Folake was a beautiful soul. She loved her children and the rest of her family. She checked on us even though she hadn't seen her nephew and niece sin years. She will be greatly missed.
Posted by Keen & Sadikat Olapade on 17th February 2015
Mommy is always smiling and in good spirits each time we see her. We miss her and pray that almighty God grant her eternal rest
Posted by Aderonke Babatunde on 17th February 2015
May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Balogun Aziziah on 17th February 2015
May the Lord bless her soul and keep the family film.
Posted by Jadesola Oyedepo on 15th February 2015
May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace!
Posted by Odebode Adeshile on 13th February 2015
Blessed is the memory of the righteous.May she find rest eternal.Heaven keep,protect and grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.It is well.
Posted by Omoyiola Olawale on 13th February 2015
I don't know mummy but i know you, and you are wow. Definately mummy is wow too. She is not dead but seated with Christ. The Lord will keep u dear, i feel like crying too,cos i know what it means to miss a lover. We love her but God loves her more
Posted by Paul Mohammed on 13th February 2015
2 Thes3:5 May the Lord lead your hearts into a full understanding and expression of the love of God and the patient endurance that comes from Christ. Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted. I pray that God fill your hearts with His everlasting peace in Jesus name. Amen!! It is well!!
Posted by Oguh Uche on 13th February 2015
I met Mrs Ogungbade when I visited Demola back in our secondary school days, she was warm hearted, and very homely... I can still remember the warm smile that made me so comfortable when I visited. I'm sure she will be missed but you must be strong Demola and Omolade. May God continue to keep and strengthen your family.
Posted by Bukki Gold on 13th February 2015
You know Omolade, your name makes me remember when we were in Secondary school at ogbomoso. How prize giving day was and your name would be called severally to receive different prizes. You were much of an envy. I know your mon was very proud of you then...and proud of you throughout before she went to rest. Please continue to be who you are and better at what you do. let her continue to smile wherever she may be. I may not know how you feel but can imagine how with the fact that i lost my own dad few months ago. The Lord will comfort you cos he is the ONLY one that can through the Holy spirit. It is well with your family. Amen.
Posted by Joseph Akwara on 13th February 2015
My heartfelt condolence. May God grant repose to her soul and give the family the fortitude to bear her transition. My Mum also sends her condolence..She was Demola's teacher back then in Corona school.
Posted by Cecilia French on 12th February 2015
We love you!

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