ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Arinola Akintemi, 58 years old, born on December 3, 1962, and passed away on February 26, 2021. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Vincent Ahonsi on March 13, 2021
“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Rom 8 vs 38-39

Our Sister Arin, we are devastated. We are speechless. We are confused.
That I am here struggling to pencil down just a few of your countless acts of compassion and love towards my family is heart-breaking.
I got to know you when my wife and I decided to take our over 10years friendship more seriously sometimes in 1994. You were then living at Yaba and working with Zenith Bank in Victoria Island. Your home in Yaba was a melting pot for everyone, male and female, young and old.
From that day till you breathed your last, you enthusiastically called out to me saying “Vincent, Aburo, bawo ni?”
You were the big sister everyone desired.
You were not just a wonderful “big sister” to Dupe (my wife), but maintained a good relationship with me like your younger brother.
You expressed your feelings freely.
You loved ceaselessly.
You gave to everyone joyfully.
When people were doubtful about a future in your little cousin marrying an “Isobo boy” you voiced your support for the relationship unreservedly.
When the day of the union came you paid a whopping sum of N30,000.00 for our wedding cake in 1995.
You played wonderful roles on the day of our joy, sweating, and beaming with smiles.
After the solemnization of the union, you were always coming around, or calling to check on us to ensure we were doing fine.
When the road got rough you counselled, advised, and prayed with us.
When the victory came you celebrated with us.
You were strong, agile, bubbling, happy and fit.
We were all looking forward to you celebrating 100years birthday, but alas, the most unexpected suddenly happened.
We lost our big sister.
We lost our counsellor.
We lost our benefactor.
We wept and are still weeping, but our “Sister Arin” is gone to meet with the Lord.
We are unable to query God, but this pain is too much to bear.

Posted by Tope Adekanmbi on March 11, 2021
My Dearest Auntie Arin, this has been extremely hard for me to swallow. I had to summon courage to scribble this little piece, since I received the message that you are unbelievably, no more! We spoke very recently, never knew that was the very last of your sweetness. My heart bleeds profusely as I reminisce on how kind, loving, energetic, encouraging and bubbly you were! Extremely strong woman, always sharing, overly accommodating to all...I can go on and on, but down here, in tears. May your kind, loving and gentle soul rest in perfect peace auntie. Amen
Posted by Ajibola Ogunmakinwa on March 10, 2021
The news of your sudden departure was a blow, it left my wife and I breathless. We spoke the day before your death and planned to meet on the morning of your sudden home call. I can still hear your voice saying to me, "Jiblo, aburo mi, bawo ni?"
You were my sister from another mother, the big sister I never had but needed. Full of wisdom and good cheer, never downcast, never low in spirit, always optimistic and daring.
You loved all that came your way with a passion that was unique and special, leaving them breathless. You were selfless, and always sought to serve, you were a rare being, a gem. No wonder you left early, "Igi ti o ba ti dara kii pe ni'gbo".
My children still can't believe that"Mummy Oba-Ile is no more. They are still asking when next they will visit you, as they frequently did after Sunday Service.
You will be sorely missed and never forgotten
Posted by Muritala Salawu on March 9, 2021
Aarinola Morenike Akintemi nee Oluwatusin who would have believed that our 11 minutes discussion on Feb 8 would be the last. We parted with high hopes of reuniting come this summer in UAE but our creator had a different plan.

1987 was long time ago but everything we did together is still fresh. We worked together, studied together for our professional qualification.

You were sincere, forthright and honest. I will miss your infectious but mischievous smiles and laughter . We kept in touch despite the timing difference and continents.

May God grant the family members you left behind the fortitude to bear this huge loss of theirs. May He guide and protect your son.

Rest in peace my dear friend.
Posted by Jide Onajin on March 8, 2021
One cannot but wonder about life.
Full of ups and downs.
It wasn't so long ago that I met sister Aarin.
That was a big up for me.
I have always enjoyed our discussions about the testimonies of God's goodness in our lives. This is something you were very passionate about.
We also talked about ways of solving the numerous problems of our country and the big plans and dreams to revive the economy of Ondo State.
All of a sudden, like a rainbow fading in the twinkling of an eye, you were gone.
This, for me, is one big down in life.
You amused, inspired and delighted everyone around you.
Here one day, gone one night
Like a sunset dying with the rising of the moon, you're gone too soon.
You were an angel in human form.
It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.
We take solace in the firm belief that you're resting with the Lord, whom you loved dearly.
Good night, sister Aarinola.
Posted by Kaykay Kofo on March 7, 2021
A sister,a friend,a wife, a mother too,
This is the legacy we have from you.
You taught us love and how to fight,
You gave us strength, you gave us might.
A stronger person would be hard to find,
And in your heart, you were always kind.
You fought for us all in one way or another,
Not just as a sister, wife or mother.
For all of us you gave your best,
Now the time has come for you to rest.
So go in peace, you’ve earned your sleep,
Your love in our hearts, we’ll eternally keep.
God looked around his garden and found an empty place
He then looked down upon the Earth and saw your tired face
He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest
With the help of his angels they flew you to your heavenly place
Rest on dear friend.
Posted by Adedoyin Momoh on March 7, 2021
Aunty Arinola,God used you for me to get this present Job.You gave me hope when i felt all hope is lost.You believed so much in me.You encourage me that i should love what am doing.
You thought me to be passionate,
You thought me to be dedicated,
I normally call you aunty mi.
There was a day we spoke for 2hours on phone
encouraging me to be steadfast.The news of your death came to me as a rude shock.i can't believe aunty mi will leave me so soon.Aunty mi i miss your smile, your kind words.I pray God will protect all you left behind,your son,your aged mother ,sisters and brothers.Aunty mi odigba o,. good night
Posted by Fisayo Aladesanmi on March 7, 2021
My dearest Sis Arinola, my "biggest sis".....I loved you and will always love you. Thanks for the great memories. I miss you sorely and deeply. You were a fantastic woman in every sense....you loved much more than you were loved. I miss your voice as well as your laughter. My "biggest sis" your transition is like a very bad dream. I'm just trying to stay coordinated because of the inner pain inside me. Rest in perfect peace, dearest cousin. We love you but Almighty God loves you more and took you to be with Him. It is well❤️
Posted by Olufemi Olowoyeye on March 6, 2021
Dear Sister Arin,

I grew up knowing you as a cousin only to learn when I was much older we were actually family friends.

You, Brother Niyi, Uncle Akin and others too many to mention made our pre-teens and teen age years a delight with picnics at the Lagoon Beach in Unilag Campus, Akoka, Lagos amongst many other memorable family occasions.

In my adult life, meeting and working with you at Skye Bank was a delight.
Your amiable, pleasant and warm disposition was a delight and somethings wonder to behold.

You were never downcast, always caring and ever helpful. Your optimism and generosity are legendary.

You will forever be missed by Mama Oluwatusin, Sister Aramide Yetunde Sadoh nee Oluwatusin, Brother Niyi Oluwatusin, Bros Gbenga Oluwatusin, Tope Oluwatusin, Titi Oluwatusin and your lovely son OreOluwa Oreofe Akintemi, family and friends.

May you find peace, comfort and eternal joy in the bosom of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ, amen.

We love and miss you but the Lord loves you more! Sun re o!


ORIKI (FAMILY LINEAGE PRAISE POETRY)

Saaki Re sister Mi. (Royalty Salute)
Dansaaki Re.
Omo Owa, Omo Ekun.
Omo Ologotun ojo rube.
Omo Ologotun Ogbolu.
Omo obi Uro,Omo Elekun Mefa (6).
A fi gba Uro pa ekun mefefa.
Atije, atije na ti mu iru ekun s'ere ni Muja.
Omo omi san j'ana kan pa ewure si.
Mi ba j'omi loni, mi ba gba ewure lowo re.
Omo Asaleloko - Hara hara.

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Posted by Vincent Ahonsi on March 13, 2021
“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Rom 8 vs 38-39

Our Sister Arin, we are devastated. We are speechless. We are confused.
That I am here struggling to pencil down just a few of your countless acts of compassion and love towards my family is heart-breaking.
I got to know you when my wife and I decided to take our over 10years friendship more seriously sometimes in 1994. You were then living at Yaba and working with Zenith Bank in Victoria Island. Your home in Yaba was a melting pot for everyone, male and female, young and old.
From that day till you breathed your last, you enthusiastically called out to me saying “Vincent, Aburo, bawo ni?”
You were the big sister everyone desired.
You were not just a wonderful “big sister” to Dupe (my wife), but maintained a good relationship with me like your younger brother.
You expressed your feelings freely.
You loved ceaselessly.
You gave to everyone joyfully.
When people were doubtful about a future in your little cousin marrying an “Isobo boy” you voiced your support for the relationship unreservedly.
When the day of the union came you paid a whopping sum of N30,000.00 for our wedding cake in 1995.
You played wonderful roles on the day of our joy, sweating, and beaming with smiles.
After the solemnization of the union, you were always coming around, or calling to check on us to ensure we were doing fine.
When the road got rough you counselled, advised, and prayed with us.
When the victory came you celebrated with us.
You were strong, agile, bubbling, happy and fit.
We were all looking forward to you celebrating 100years birthday, but alas, the most unexpected suddenly happened.
We lost our big sister.
We lost our counsellor.
We lost our benefactor.
We wept and are still weeping, but our “Sister Arin” is gone to meet with the Lord.
We are unable to query God, but this pain is too much to bear.

Posted by Tope Adekanmbi on March 11, 2021
My Dearest Auntie Arin, this has been extremely hard for me to swallow. I had to summon courage to scribble this little piece, since I received the message that you are unbelievably, no more! We spoke very recently, never knew that was the very last of your sweetness. My heart bleeds profusely as I reminisce on how kind, loving, energetic, encouraging and bubbly you were! Extremely strong woman, always sharing, overly accommodating to all...I can go on and on, but down here, in tears. May your kind, loving and gentle soul rest in perfect peace auntie. Amen
Posted by Ajibola Ogunmakinwa on March 10, 2021
The news of your sudden departure was a blow, it left my wife and I breathless. We spoke the day before your death and planned to meet on the morning of your sudden home call. I can still hear your voice saying to me, "Jiblo, aburo mi, bawo ni?"
You were my sister from another mother, the big sister I never had but needed. Full of wisdom and good cheer, never downcast, never low in spirit, always optimistic and daring.
You loved all that came your way with a passion that was unique and special, leaving them breathless. You were selfless, and always sought to serve, you were a rare being, a gem. No wonder you left early, "Igi ti o ba ti dara kii pe ni'gbo".
My children still can't believe that"Mummy Oba-Ile is no more. They are still asking when next they will visit you, as they frequently did after Sunday Service.
You will be sorely missed and never forgotten
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Titilope Oluwatosin's Tribute to Sister Arinola Oluwatosin

To a sister so loving, so caring and true, 
To my dear sister this one if from me to you.
As we have grown up through our childhood years,
The fun and laughter I can always chase, 
The things we've done together, memories forever, 
And kept us strong even when we couldn't be together.

You were always there to lend a listening ear, 
And have always shown how much you care,
Often times I think of you more like a mother, 
So my dear sister I wouldnt trade you for another.

I remember the day you left , 
We shall see you again, 
I cried all night how I was missing you, 
Then I know you had just wanted to start life anew.

You have tried your best to make us happy, 
Though after times your face I longed to see, 
So loving, beautiful, intelligent, bold, and kindhearted that's how you will always be.

And even now when I think of you, 
It breaks my heart that you are no more 
And its in those silent moments when my hearts pain, 
Memories of you my dear sister are all that remain with me forever. 
 
Titilope Oluwatosin
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Shared by Oluwatosin Omoniyi on March 10, 2021
Arinous, 
Your passage tells me again that we should make use and make impact in lives as much as people while it’s still possible. Never a dull moment with and around you. God will comfort the family you left behind 

Good nite Chief Mrs Arin

Shared by Richard Aguda on March 9, 2021
Will forever miss you anty
Shared by Michael Adelola on March 6, 2021
I never set my eyes on you when you are alive but, through a friend and cousin of yours you spoke with our members on a project plan early November 2020 with much assurance from u we were given d 'go ahead', wt the compassionate manner u handled our passived problem, we were relieved as if we were right there at d 'promise land' . As Christian, we are consoled by Jesus Christ promise of RESURRECTION. John 5:28,29