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Adekemi Foluke Olubodun
  • 50 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 3, 1966
  • Place of birth:
    United Kingdom
  • Date of passing: Jul 21, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    United Kingdom
My Dear Sister 'Dekemi ..I will never forget you and all you stood for. I miss our daily chats and your vibrant self. I sometimes feel so lonely but your passing has drawn me closer to our saviour. Your girls are lovely.. I'll keep strong ...Sun re Aburo
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Adekemi Olubodun, 50, born on March 3, 1966 and passed away on July 21, 2016. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Victoria Malomo on 22nd July 2017

"With teary eyes and heavy hearts. Dekemi you will always be in our hearts. You were beautiful inside and outside"

This tribute was added by Jennifer Nelson on 21st July 2017

"Forever You will be the Lamb upon the throne... mmmm only You can explain O Lord.  Heaven gained one of the best of our time, beautiful rose exemplary genuine believer of Jesus Christ, focused a champion she ran her race with fortitude excellence what a legacy you have left us with Dekemi sleep well sing with the Angels cheer us on so that we too can complete our divine race.  ✨✨"

This tribute was added by Toyin Salu on 21st July 2017

"Dear Sister, I love you but God loves you most. You will be glad to know that the beautiful girls (now beautiful ladies) you  left behind are doing well and making you proud. I am forever referencing you in your speeches and jokes. No one does it better like you do. You were a peace maker for our family. REALLY MISS YOU LOADS."

This tribute was added by Abimbola Aggrey-Fynn on 21st July 2017

"It is a year already!!
I still can't believe that you are gone.
Sun re oo, Dekemi"

This tribute was added by Bandele Olubodun on 21st July 2017

"For me, it's been one year of tears, you left us with a void that cannot be filled"

This tribute was added by Marian Ogunsola on 21st July 2017

"Dekemi, still can't believe you are not with us anymore let alone the fact it's actually a year when you went to be with the Lord.
Yes you have gone but will not be forgotten.
May the Lord continue to be with those you left behind and heal their heart."

This tribute was added by Grace Ogunade on 21st July 2017

"My darling sister Dekemi....You left ...not without a great legacy...You left having been a great Mother, Sister, Daughter and Friend. You left me without our Daily chats...You left such good memories ..... that made your passing so painful...A year on God has been really good to all your loved ones.Though we missed you greatly we did everything that would make you smile...Your baby aced it and got into medical school. Your Seun passed her medial final exams!...What a great Mum you were sis..."

This tribute was added by Sola Akinrimisi on 21st July 2017

"It is exactly a year ago that you left this sinful world to meet your creator . Which shall meet  again in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ where death would no longer be able to tear us apart
Glory be to God that you have laid a solid foundation for your girls. They are doing well as you are an angel now in the kingdom of our God. I  know you and God are watching over them , Funmi, Daniel, Matthias and I , we missed you !!! Sunre ooooo"

This tribute was added by Mosun Adebayo on 21st July 2017

"Still can't believe you are not with us....but I rest assured knowing that we will see again one day. Thank God for the legacy you have left and that we see everyday in your wonderful girls. You did well Adekemi....forever missed."

This tribute was added by Daniela Olubodun on 21st July 2017

"Dear Sister Adekemi,

Tracing back the last 24 hours as if it was last year and it is really painful....we miss you so much. We lift up your name today and focus our eyes on God as He is the only one who can comfort us, truly.
The only reassurance is that you are enjoying the glorious presence of God, dancing and singing in His presence, and receiving more and more revelations of Him, drawing closer to Him.
Thank you for being such a lovely, caring and close sister, so passionate, so strong and caring. You left an outstanding legacy, we are carrying you in our hearts. We have the comforting reassurance that we will meet again, until then we keep thanking God for His mercy."

This tribute was added by Kemi Oluwatuyi on 5th March 2017

"'Dekemi, l didn't have a chance to meet you, but I was fortunate to know you sister - Grace Tinuke - and looking at the resemblance, I am moved to tears. We can't question God and He knows best, but I know you are resting in His arms. I pray God continues to strengthen the family and that your parting is not in vain. You remain beautiful, caring, loving, giving and appreciated in the hearts of those you've left behind always. God bless you dear and God bless the family."

This tribute was added by Bandele Olubodun on 4th March 2017

"Since your passing, every single thoughts I have of missing you brings tears to my eyes.
......I've missed you every single day."

This tribute was added by Grace Ogunade on 4th March 2017

"Yesterday was hard Deks but we pulled through......
Sun re o 'Dekemi
Aburo mi atata
Till we meet at the bosom of Jesus Christ...
Just because you got to heaven first don't forget to still call me Sister Tinu when we meet"

This tribute was added by Victoria Malomo on 3rd March 2017

"I am still lost for words, it is still like a dream. I thank God for the privilege of knowing you. You were a wonderful sister. Till me meet again at Jesus feet"

This tribute was added by Doyin Fasan on 3rd March 2017

"Dekemi you are fondly remembered on your 51st birthday. Each time you are remember, I smile unto God for the beautiful life you lived. You are thoroughly missed. As much as we miss you we are encouraged because you are in a better place resting in the blossom of God.
Sun re ooo Dekemi."

This tribute was added by Toyin Salu on 3rd March 2017

"My dear Sister, We miss you indeed. We have still not gotten over it. The beautiful girls you left behind brings joy and confirms the legacies you left behind. They are on track because of the discipline you instill in them. As I sang a Yoruba worship song yesterday. I said only sister Dekemi sings lovely Yoruba song. You are unique. Rest well."

This tribute was added by Abayomi Sodipo on 3rd March 2017

"To God alone be all the Glory.  Dekemi  you will  have been 51 today  but God knows best. You're one in a million, the best friend l have ever heard.  Continue to rest in peace Ore mi sun re o."

This tribute was added by Folashade A. Bakare on 3rd March 2017

"Dekemi dear, rest on. We shall meet again on the day of resurrection."

This tribute was added by Olu Otuyemi on 3rd March 2017

"Today is your birthday in heaven above. I am sending my blessings on the wings of a dove, not only for today, but every day hereof.May the angels sing to you in the most joyous way. Happy birthday in heaven!
You are now in paradise, for sure you watch your loved ones from above."

This tribute was added by Tinuke Toyobo on 3rd March 2017

"DeKemi, It is your 51st birthday today and I know you are being celebrated today and resting in peace with the Lord.
We love you but God loves you more.
I pray the joy of the Lord continually be the strength and consolation of your daughters, siblings and friends you left behind.
Rest in peace. Dear Friend. You are in a better place."

This tribute was added by Marian Ogunsola on 3rd March 2017

"Dekemi, you are gone but not forgotten.
Anytime you come to mind, it's that smile I see.
Miss you but I'm rest assured that we'll meet again at Jesus feet"

This tribute was added by Debo Adebiyi on 3rd March 2017

"Miss you. You fought a good fight. xxx"

This tribute was added by Lade Fakoya on 3rd March 2017

"Dekemi, I pray your soul continue to rest in perfect peace and may the good Lord comfort the family you left behind.

You are profoundly missed!"

This tribute was added by Sola Akinrimisi on 3rd March 2017

"Behold , I show you a mystery, We shall not sleep , but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound , and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality
O death , where is thy sting ? O grave, where is thy victory.
But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ
We shall meet again Dekemi, in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ where death would no longer be able to tear us apart
Rest in peace my dearest sister Dekemi"

This tribute was added by Gifty Osafo on 3rd March 2017

"Even though you are gone, you will never be forgotten"

This tribute was added by Ayoola Hamilton Tikare on 3rd March 2017

"Dear Sis Dekemi,

You fought a good fight, you finished the race, you kept the faith and you left a wonderful, godly legacy behind in all the lives you touched.

You certainly deserve your place among the Saints Triumphant and a "well done" from our Lord and Master Jesus.

Continue to rest in His bosom until we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Grace Malomo on 3rd March 2017

"Well Adekemi, the vacum created by your passing remains vacant, but we rely on our almighty God and believed He will fill the vacum with His Grace.  We know you are rejoicing and celebrating your birthday on the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Continue to enjoy  yourself and resting in perfect peace till we meet not to part again IMNJ Amen"

This tribute was added by Grace Olubodun-Ogunade on 3rd March 2017

"Happy Birthday Dekemi.
I never thought in my wildest dream that you not be around to celebrate your 51st.....I guess I taught for some reason that God will not take u too soon.....I guess I was wrong....
Not one single day has gone without me thinking of you....today is just so extra special ......I cannot sing HBD to you before you go to work.
You ke you won't miss work even on your birthday ......mo jeri aburo mi.... Happy Birthday Deks.....Happy Birthday"

This tribute was added by O Ogunade on 19th September 2016

"Sun re o Adekemi my sis from another mother and the best dancing partner. You will forever be missed for being larger-than-life. Family do’s can never be the same. Love you but God love you most. O mu olododo lo siwaju iparun. O ye Olorun."

This tribute was added by Grace Malomo on 17th September 2016

"Adekemi, you are a legend among your pears and friends. It is difficult, and no words can explain the pain that your passing has created for all your loved ones especially your mum and dad, your daughters, your siblings. My sister from another mother, it is well,  it is only  God almighty Himself that can heal all the hearts affected by the vacum that your passing has created. Our consolation is our hope in Christ Who loves you more. We are rest assured that there is no more pain for you and that you are resting on the bosom of the Lord. We will continue to uphold your phylosophy to be at peace with all no matter what. Continue to rest in perfect peace. Sun re o aburo mi till we meet not to part again IMNJ Amen."

This tribute was added by Toyin Salu on 16th September 2016

"My lovely sister. A friend, comforter. You never cease to put smiles on my face. Your departure has created a void in our lives. I am definitely sure you can see us all. How we miss your cheekiness, your colourfulness, your laughter, your bubbliness, your boldness and your proverbs.

You are resting till we meet again in heaven. I miss you."

This tribute was added by Abi Falana on 16th September 2016

"My dear sister.   Love you dearly. Miss you loads. I hear you, but I can't see you.  I know you are well , in a lovely place, resting and smiling.

It's hard to think that will not see you again till we meet at the feet of Jesus.   Your passing has brought more meaning to life.  I see life clearer, just not with you around.
I speak like you are there.  Yes I know, not physically. But in spirit .... that warms my heart. But I rather you were there physically.

Touching your face last week. Tears could not stop flowing.  I miss you so much.  It hurts, deeper when I know that it's for a long  time.....God knows.
Miss you.   "B ii mm boo" you call me.  Can't forget.  
Rest in peace - Sister Dekemi."

This tribute was added by Bandele Olubodun on 16th September 2016

"Every single day since you left, I struggle to come to terms with your passing.
Sun re O."

This tribute was added by B Uki Akinola on 16th September 2016

"What a beautiful legacy left by a beautiful person! Earth's loss is Heaven's gain."

This tribute was added by Grace Ogunade on 15th September 2016

"You were a very unique sister and friend 'Dekemi. I cannot believe that we have not spoken since that fateful day. I am thankful for the many memories we shared. It's strange how life just seems to carry on despite your passing. I wonder what I expected....a stand still!! You passing was a big blow to me and I still reel from the effects . Jesus birth something new in me the day you died...... To truly appreciate the relationships he blessed us with. I miss you so much 'Dekemi but I continually take consolation in that you are in a better place and state.
Sun re 'Dekemi"


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