Shared by Carl Payne on October 8, 2019

Ouou, a Mother to all - Claire Minang

Shared by Claire Min on October 1, 2019
Our dear mother Ouou, It feels like yesterday that you were eating that vegetable and fufu you so loved for me to make for you. The countless stories and jokes you told, The positive energy you always brought in , your contagious smile and your never ending advice to us all. These are the memories you have left with us. You were a strong woman and never missed an opportunity to educate me on the power of God and the strength of a woman. When I saw you in that hospital  about a week plus before you left us, I knew you were ready. You fought a good fight and embraced your challenges with Grace. Ouou, it is never easy to say good bye but God has taken you to his bosom where you will have no more pain. we 'll miss you dearly but I am thankful for the beautiful Shawl you made for me which now serves as my piece of you. RIP Mama till we meet to part no more. ------
Claire Minang

Tribute/ Poem to Mama Wara

Shared by Ufei Kometa on September 23, 2019
Mama, I am dump founded because of the pain in my heart of your departure but this poem is a reflection of your life to your family and I. I met you 25 yrs ago when Billiarte and I bonded in high school and you embraced me with love until the end. 

A Mother’s Crown

Heaven lit up with a mighty presence,
as the Angels all looked down.
Today the Lord was placing the jewels
Into Mama Wara’s crown.

He held up a golden crown,
as Mama Wara looked on.
He said in His gentle voice,
‘I will now explain each one.’

‘The first gem,’ He said, ‘is a Ruby,
and it’s for endurance alone,
for all the nights you waited up
for your children to come home.’

‘For all the nights by their bedside,
you stayed till the fever went down.
For nursing every little wound,
I add this ruby to your crown.’

‘An emerald, I’ll place by the ruby,
for leading your child in the right way.
For teaching them the lessons,
That made them who they are today.’

‘For always being right there,
through all life’s important events.
I give you a sapphire stone,
for the time and love you spent.’

‘For untying the strings that held them,
when they grew up and left home.
I give you this one for courage.’
Then the Lord added a garnet stone.

‘I’ll place a stone of amethyst,’ He said.
‘For all the times you spent on your knees,
when you asked if I’d take care of your children,
and then for having faith in Me.’

‘I have a pearl for every little sacrifice
that you made without them knowing.
For all the times you went without,
to keep them happy, healthy and growing.’

‘And last of all I have a diamond,
the greatest one of all,
for sharing unconditional love
whether they were big or small.’

‘It was your love that helped them grow
Feeling safe and happy and proud
A love so strong and pure
It could shift the darkest cloud.’

After the Lord placed the last jewel in,
He said, ‘Your crown is now complete,
You’ve earned your place in Heaven
With your children at your feet.’

Mama your legend will never end. A life well lived.I will always remember your smile and great sense of humor. Thanks for being a role model to everyone. You had a positive spirit and great charm. Rest in peace. Adieu Mama. Ufei Mofor Kometa

My Mamma

Shared by Carl Payne on September 23, 2019
I love to smile, and I love to make others smile as well...but my smile has no joy in it now. I try to, but it's bitter sweet. I rejoice for the fact that you are in much better hands that this world could ever give to you.. though we tried, though I tried ...with all I had in me, to give you the best pair of two hands I have. My days seem bland, but functional. Your smile keeps floating in the forefront of my mind...huge, bright and filled with an undenying hypnosis of peace and warmth. Your eyes that spoke in every way without you ever having to utter a word....I understood what you was (not saying!)
Im not questioning why she is with you and not here still Father God, I'm grown enough to understand the inevitable...But it still does stop the pain of loss. So Father, hear my request...let her know, once again...Kiss her forehead, then her cheek, her forehead again, then the other cheek. Hug her as if there's not enough hug to spare, and tell her from the depths within " I Love You Mamma" she can smile again and say, "That must be from my Son "Dexter!"
Shared by Kingsley Wara on September 23, 2019
Mama. It is  so hard for me  to  write a tribute to you. I just don't  know  where to start. You used to say" Kingsley  you and Marjorie  think I will  never die. Be prepared."  And I will say no,  we know you will someday pass away, but we hope that it should take a long long time to come!   Here we are today facing the  reality  of your passing away. It pains my heart everyday to imagine  I will  never see you again. I try to kill the heavy pain but it just stays with me, day after day, since you left.  You were such a loving mother and the rock on which we all stood.  You could lay down your life for the benefit of your children-always putting  our interests  ahead of yours, in every situation.
Mama, My  Christian  faith teaches  me that we will one day meet again and that Christian belief  is the one desperate consolation I hang onto,  to keep me going.  I  miss  you so bad Mama... Till we meet again, rest in peace!

Ouou Mama Ngwe!!!!

Shared by Estella Mosi on September 23, 2019
It has taken me this long to pen this tribute and talk about you in the past. I cannot come to terms with this fact.  Initially I thought it was a bad dream. I guess it's not!! I will surly miss your smile, prayers and stories of the past. I was looking forward to you updating my hand made sweater this winter. I have enjoyed the one you made and will forever cherish it. Thank you mama for all you did for us kids. I felt so refreshed whenever I visited you. Say hello to my dad in heaven and all those who have gone ahead. I know you will be watching over us from heaven. Rest in peace till we meet again mama ou ou ngwe. Much love.

Rest in Paradise Mama

Shared by Nanga Ndumu on September 20, 2019
It’s still hard to believe you’re no more. Words fail me . Thank you for all you were in our lives ; from childhood till your death you knew everything going on in our lives and always wanted to be involved . You made sure my visiting Sundays in Lourdes were full of joy ; you advised me and made sure I could count on you . You thought me how to make your tasty cakes and I’ve shared your banana cake recipe with many friends . You kept yourself busy and always advised us to do same ; invest in ourselves and strive to be better. You will always knit something beautiful for us!Thank you Mama for everything, too long to list ! When I saw you last month , you told me to be strong and I will be strong - I just wish God kept you to see your first great granddaughter but He had better plans . Forever in my heart . Love you Ou Ou

Tribute to my dear friend and sister in Christ Debora from Mrs.Agnes Chuba

Shared by Ben Chuba on September 18, 2019
My dear sister in Christ, beloved and cherished by many, my heart is so broken and bleeding when news was given to me that you are gone and gone forever. We would have loved to see you live forever but God loved you more and said: “Debora my child, come unto me and I will give you eternal rest.”

Oh our adviser! Who will give me advice and courage like you used to do? Your cheerfulness, smiles, and jokes taught me that being physically challenged is not the end of life. I remain forever thankful to you for everything you taught me during our visits in Bamenda. I remember how we spent hours talking and cracking jokes, I can still hear your voice and some of the jokes in my head. I learned a lot from your love and cheerfulness.

In June of 2018, in the hospital in Bamenda while I was visiting, you invited me to eat with you from the same plate, I did. In the hospital in Houston, I visited and when you saw me you smiled and held my hands firmly as you led us in prayers. You later said during that visit that “Aggie, my sister, na me dis. I di go me, wuna stay fine, hold CWA strong”.

Oh woman of great faith!!! Sister Debora Wara was one of the early (founding) members of CWA in Azire parish small mankon Bamanda. By then, there was only one Branch, The Saint Theresia Branch. Mama was active until her transfer to Yaoundé. She worked in Yaoundé for some years and then came back to us in Bamenda. But this time, she had been fatally maimed by a gruesome road accident. She did not give up her CWA commitment. She continued in the Alakuma Branch since it was her mission area.CWA members around her area, from divisional zones and branches visited her constantly at her residence and held meetings in her house. While in the US she registered as a CWA member. She has transitioned both as a CWA USA and Cameroon member.

We go hold CWA strong as you instructed me in the hospital. May your gentle soul rests in peace. We love you and we will miss you. Your children and grand children have me and the many other mothers of CWA to take care of them. We will miss you.

Mrs. Agnes Chuba

Houston, Texas

A mother like no other

Shared by Rosemary Atanga on September 18, 2019
Ah Debisco,Debo and my tory partner,
I am sooooo disappointed to say the least.You were not an ordinary mom.I called you by your name like we were friends and i can still you hear saying,shurrup dis and ya sister over foolish and i will chime in foolish woman born foolish pikin and we will laugh like friends. I need a whole book to write about our gists..All the fun memories, your famous "Angela has a golden crown song " what else ..ahh mukum mukwa for your foundation and i shouted..mamaaaa,what sort of name is that for a foundation..weh mama,i am hurting its not funny.Its not every day that one finds a mom that fits in the same space occupied by her own late mom..After 30 years,i am back to the same pain inflicted on me by Ndia schor..You see wuna life ?????
Journey well and hugs to all the beautiful people on the other side of eternity..Who will i be joking with na Mama???
Why even die ?Tsuiip.

A contagious laughter !

Shared by Victor Avwontom on September 18, 2019
Aunty/Mama to me your legacy on this earth is intact not because you are my Aunty Wara, but because of how you lived your life.That  contagious laughter of yours still plays in my mind every time .  Whenever You visited us in Douala it was always filled with great laughter, great stories,a lot of positive energy and love and compassion.
I will miss you Aunty and I will miss the laughter , the energy and compassion.
May your soul Rest In Peace.

Your nephew 
Amah Avwontom
Shared by Nche Ndumu on September 17, 2019
OuOu. I can't thank you enough for all the love and care you have given me my whole life.  You are the best grandmother any child can be blessed to have. I thank God for making me your first grandchild,  from sacred heart college when you always made sure I was comfortable, all the way to today as a man, you have never left my side. Your loss has left a huge void in my heart personally, but I know deep down that you are in heaven. You deserve that, for the great life you lived. A true role model to everyone.  Love you Mama.Rest in Peace.

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