Beloved, you're our hero, great friend and sister. No more pain, no more cancer. Now you're having a very good rest in the Lord who you call Father.
You will forever be missed.
  • 43 years old
  • Born on February 5, 1973 in Lusaka, Zambia.
  • Passed away on September 11, 2016 in Hertfordshire, Borehamwood, United Kingdom.
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Dr Nkem Ezeilo 43 years old , born on February 5, 1973 and passed away on September 11, 2016. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Bubem Jidenna OBINOBI on 5th February 2018
A rare human with a beautiful heart, patient and always willing to assist. Words fail me Dr. Nkem. I know you are resting in the bosom of Jesus. God loves you more dear. #AlwaysForeverNkem
Posted by Alison Grimston on 5th February 2018
Happy birthday, Nkem, Forever missed. Your vision is still going forward - more of us functional medicine doctors are sticking our heads above the parapet and following your example. Your spirit lives on in those who knew you. So sorry you are not here to share with us. Bless you, your faith and your courage.
Posted by Myrtle Gardner on 19th September 2017
Just want to say that Dr Kem was a lovely inspirational lady. I learnt a lot from her. Her 12 week programs were amazing. I was honoured to attend her beautiful home going service. Continue to rest in Peace. Praying that God will continue to comfort her son and the rest of the family
Posted by Enk Ezechukwu on 12th September 2017
My darling Nkem , ohh how I miss that cheeky grin of yours ...2 days ago Bubu said " mama you look like Aunty Nkem today " I was wearing a pair of glasses boys remember our lovely but short time with you ...and you my friend , will NEVER be forgotten your legacy lives on ! We love you dearly ! Beautiful memories we will carry strongly in our hearts, till we meet again ❤️
Posted by Godwin Morka on 11th September 2017
Your dynamic life continues to be an inspiration to the living. You packed three lifetimes into one short eventful life! To live in the hearts of those who love and cherish you is not to die.
Posted by Obi Ezeilo on 11th September 2017
Can't believe it's been a year since you left us, big sis. Heaven is blessed to have your presence. Continue to rest in peace!
Posted by Lorraine Parkinson on 21st October 2016
My dear friend Dr Nkem Ezeilo has gone on to be with the lord. I now realise why you were unable to return my call but did not dare think that you were fighting your last struggle. You were a beautiful person, so giving from the first day we met at a mutual friends wedding in London all those years ago, when you were just about to start your GP training. In the intervening years we kept in touch and I witnessed your many public and private accolades. Your 'joi de vive' and the will to give back in the face of adversity was truly inspirational. Rest well my dear friend and sister rest well. You fought a good fight <3
Posted by Ugo Odogwu on 7th October 2016
So sad to learn you have gone from only consolation is you have gone to the bossom of our living God! May our good Lord grant you mercy and may give your sweet soul everlasting life. Love you and miss you sweetness!
Posted by Toyin Oniya on 28th September 2016
Still can't believe you are gone. Like a dream.
Posted by Africanweddingshows Afric... on 26th September 2016
Rip,When l heard that name for the first time,My heart bleeds..May the lord grant you eternal rest..You will be missed dearly..Adieu Melono
Posted by Emma Seaton on 22nd September 2016
Nkem, you came into my life when I was at my lowest. You were my angel sent to lift me up. I will never ever forget your, kindness, how much you went out of your way for me. An amazing inspirational lady and inspiring person, not to mention an exceptional doctor. I can't believe you have been taken, I guess they needed a bright Angel. I am so very honoured to have had you in my life. Rest in peace beautiful Nkem Xxxx
Posted by Zina Anthony on 21st September 2016
Nkem, this is your "big sis" as you always call me. Our part crossed so many years ago when I first met you at LC. I believe you just came to England, newly qualified doctor and was preparing for your PLAB test at the time. I was taking aback by your humility and down to earth nature. You kept in touch even when we where so far apart. I am so sorry that I was unable to visit you before your death despite several invite from you
Posted by Joanne McClaren on 21st September 2016
Monday 12th September 2016 I woke up to the sad news that you were no longer with us and you had lost your fight to cancer. So many memories flooded back for me and I thought of all the amazing things you did for me and my family. I saw you as a GP before I became pregnant and we've stayed in contact ever since. I was suffering so badly in December 2014 with post-natal depression and anxiety and out of the blue you messaged me sensing there was something not quite right. In January I attempted to go on a family holiday with my then, 4 month old son to Wales. I shouldn't of really gone but you helped me all week with your telephone calls and messages, (even at 6am in the morning). I swear to this day I wouldn't have seen that holiday through or maybe even survived if it hadn't have been for you. Your compassion, inspiration, determination and positivity I will never forget. The way you called my thinking 'stinkin thinkin', the advice you gave me to watch 'A Beautiful Mind', the way you always used capital letters to empathise what you were trying to say to me, (and I always thought you were telling me off), the way you got me to slow my breathing down via a message, the ideas of thought diaries, a daily gratitude journal and listening to Pharrell's 'Happy' song. I could go on dear Nkem... I'm looking back at the messages now crying and feeling so grateful that you came into my life. You are and always will be a wonderful woman Nkem and the sky has another angel. I look to the sky and find the brightest star shining... I believe that star is you looking down on us saying 'you can do this, believe in yourself girl'. I just found this bit of the message:- Joanne McClaren: 'Are you my guardian angel?' Nkem Ezeilo: 'Feeling emotional is ok. Just be in control about it is all. Yes I am. Nobody comes into my life 'by coincidence'. You were meant to cross my path in MK.' All my love and eternal gratitude. Rest in Peace Angel Jo xxx William sends his love and thanks you for saving his mummy. xxx
Posted by Chike Nwamadu on 19th September 2016
Gave yourself to life. Ever willing and ready to help. Thanks.
Posted by Usha Oliver on 17th September 2016
Your determination and singing climb every mountain still etched in my memory. When I met you at the awards your steely faith inspired my faith and walk with God, and most of all your smile love and of course the 10 pillars will live on. RIP precious your legacy lives on.
Posted by Roger Staines on 17th September 2016
Our ships passed in the night many years ago, but your memory remains clear as day. So sorry, yet joyful too, to hear you've gone to our Lord.
Posted by Enk Ezechukwu on 16th September 2016
My darling Nkem I will sure miss you calling me bush girl ! I will miss your sense of humour I will miss you giving your baby girl (moi ) sound advice I MISS YOU NKEM !!! It's as simple as as that . I am grateful for the memories -memories I will carry in my heart , no matter where I go , no matter where I am . Love you always ❤️
Posted by Nonye Opara on 16th September 2016
Rest in peace dear friend. You live on in the hearts of thousands of lives that you touched. I pray for God's comfort for your son, your family and your friends. Go in peace gallant soldier!
Posted by Loveth Okoli on 16th September 2016
She deserves all the best, go rest in God's bossom. I met Dr Nkem Ezeilo on Facebook. Her energy drew me closer I followed her updates,I liked and shared. I drew strength from each of her posts,when she started talking about Usana and ask for a UK address,I gave my younger brother's via Facebook messenger,she promised to do it free of charge. This morning I just saw the news of her death and I have been in shock and denial. She's is so humble,caring even on her sick bed she still wants to help. RIP Agu nwanyi!
Posted by Christy Amalu JP on 16th September 2016
Dr Nkem, I met you at a conference in 2014 and you walked to my stall, where what I had was just a book I recently launched prior to the conference, you spoke to me about your healthy lifestyle programme and you bought my book too. Little did I know I was chating with one of the speakers, you inspired me so much with your modesty. For the little time I knew you, you never shifted one bit from being an inspiration to all that came in contact with you. You were meant to be the keynote speaker at my conference 'A well woman Conference' but this never happen because of the battle you were fighting at the background that you never wanted to discourage anyone that you will not get better. Your determination, love and support for mankind will remain indelible in our hearts. We love you but God loves you the more. Each day is born with a sunrise and ends in a sunset, the same way we open our eyes to see the light, and close them to hear the dark. But by now, we know that all things have an ending. Every spark returns to darkness. Every sound returns to silence. My beloved sister continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord amen.
Posted by Godwin Morka on 16th September 2016
Nkem, your life was a shining example of brilliance, dedication and selflessness. Like a candle in the wind, you came, shone brightly and went out in a mist. To live in the hearts of those you love is not to die. Adieu.
Posted by Chinyere Osy-Eneze on 16th September 2016
Nkem I knew the days were numbered but still your death stunned me to silence. Am grateful that I had my moment with you in the last weeks. Glad you enjoyed that plantain porridge but still the tears won't stop. Rest on !
Posted by Kemi Arojojoye on 16th September 2016
Aunty you came at a time I had no hope, very low and helpless. You restored confidence in me. Life suddenly became more meaningful and hopeful. A rare gem, an epitome of courage, positivity and bravery. Heaven has surely gained an angel. Your whole life is an inspiration to mankind. Especially to myself. Always there, through thick and thin. Rest on in peace my loving Dr Nkem. Your live on in our heart and lives.
Posted by Gift Maduka on 16th September 2016
I got to read about you after your demise. You leaved a fulfilled life and you really touched many lives. Sleep on Dr Kem
Posted by Helen-Linda Azodoh on 16th September 2016
Nkem left an amazing legacy. She touched so many lives by her sheer determination and will power. She redefined 'faith'. She defied all odds. God kept her here for a purpose, and now that job is done, He has called her home to rest and set her free from pain. She bore her pain with such fortitude. She was an absolute Tigress and has earned her rest. She has fulfilled God's purpose for her life. Nkem, sleep well. (On behalf of FGGC Owerri Aumni, UK Branch)
Posted by Flawless Chi Chi Ogene on 15th September 2016
Rest in the bosom of the Lord .. you fought a good fight and left a legend for all. Your positivity and resilience has left an indelible mark on earth. Rejoice with the Angels in heaven where you will hurt no more.
Posted by Nneka Abor on 15th September 2016
Rest in peace beautiful soul
Posted by Tomilola Eribake on 15th September 2016
Dr. Nkem, we never got to meet physically, but you were more of an inspiration and health tutor than most. I appreciate that you shared a piece of your life with me. Thank you for never getting tired of my messages. Thank you for always being ready to listen. Rest on in God!
Posted by Yetunde Raimi-Odimayo on 15th September 2016
Dr Nkem you were such a warm, inspirational and kind person, you will be missed by all those whose lives you touched. May God keep you always,strengthen and comfort your family and friends at this time.
Posted by Nkiru Aletor on 15th September 2016
My Doc, you came, you touched and changed lives, making an impact so deep, your no pity party approach, yet gentle and inspiring attitude to life's journey and situations endeared me to you, in spite of your own challenges you listened and gave honest practical solutions, you led with your actions and your passion for Healthy living was amazing. Adieu Dr Nkem, we will meet again on resurrection morning,
Posted by Yvonne Ofonagoro-Okafor on 15th September 2016
An ode to Kem Nkemrzeilo: I’m Free (Author Unknown) Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free I’m following the path God has laid you see. I took His hand when I heard him call I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day To laugh, to love, to work, to play. Tasks left undone must stay that way I found that peace at the close of day. If my parting has left a void Then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss Oh yes, these things I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life’s been full, I savored much Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your hearts and peace to thee God wanted me now; He set me free. "La nu udo Agu Nwanyi"
Posted by Chinny Albert-Obidike on 15th September 2016
Maureen Okibe mentioned you so many times and planned to contract me as your chef.We never got around to it for some reasons and sadly never will. Nne m you are loved. Nodu mma. God Bless
Posted by Chi-Chi Nnani on 14th September 2016
Oh, my friend! I met Dr Nkem at an event (Lift Effects 2014) & after that, connected with her on phone, Facebook & WhatsApp. Even after I returned to Nigeria shortly afterwards, your kindness & friendship helped me so much. Your support for my career was immense; you'd call me "my celebrity friend" and you would be among the few people I'd call when I had an off-the-chain idea. You never told me that anything was impossible; instead, you'd do the opposite. It didn't matter what it was - blogazine, books, radio, whatever - even when I was in a new location & didn't know anybody. I don't even understand how I'm talking about you in past tense. It grieves me that you didn't see the physical manifestation of so many things I talked about with you - but I promise I'll see them through to completion. It makes me weep to realise I can't reach you on phone, WhatsApp or Facebook - who do I talk to now, about everything? Ah, Nkem. I'm not ashamed of my tears for you, because you were/are my friend. I truly believed I'd see you again at the event you promised to attend; I put your name on the guest list, last week. My heart is broken. I'm not sure when I'll stop randomly breaking down, when I see something that reminds me of you. But I'm told I'll get there. Thank you for being my friend. On the night of your passing, I thought of you. It was different. They tell me that was you, coming to say goodbye. Thank you, Nkem. Thank you.
Posted by Yetunde Adeshile on 14th September 2016
You were a great inspiration. Though may of us never listened to your advice to choose to live in great health. You will always be remembered for your contribution in the community. I pray that your legacy will live on and that many people will start to live in good health as you have advices. Rest in perfect peace my sister. May the Lord accept you into his blossom IJN.
Posted by Susanne Cunningham on 14th September 2016
Nkem you were synonymous with passion. Your fight was a good fight for life. Always remembering where your strength came from. You changed people's lives while living yours. Your sweet boy and family and friends know what and who they are missing. Those you were yet to touch with your spirit are left unaware. May your legacy be continued by those who knew you. Much love. ❤️️ Rest in Peace.
Posted by Myrtle Gardner on 14th September 2016
Words fail me at this time, to say how much I am going to miss Dr Kem. I met Dr Kem at an event a few years ago, then I attended her own event. We became friends. Dr Kem gave sound Advice, made me laugh. The last time I saw Dr Kem, was in May this year. She was such a strong lady. I am praying that God will comfort her family. Dr Kem, wouldn't want us to be sad but to celebrate her. I salute you Dr Kem. Mic drop. Rest in perfect peace xXx
Posted by Ayo Oyebade on 14th September 2016
May God bless and comfort your family and loved ones, fill them with His peace. May your gentle soul rest i peace. You fought a good fight, you were so brave. So glad to have met you and known you. Goodnight Nkem, sleep well in the Lord.
Posted by Obi Ezeilo on 14th September 2016
My dear Nkem, I still can't believe you're gone. I wish I could just close my eyes & open them and realize it was all a bad dream. I thank God you're no longer going through pain, and that you're now resting peacefully next to daddy & to God. Continue to rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Denise Webb on 14th September 2016
Another tragedy on 9/11...she WOULD be making a dramatic statement at her exit! I came across her story on FB and she immediately agreed to friends. She exhilarated the choice of living over dieing..she passionately commented on her daily fortitude on living with cancer...not letting it take more than her existence. She delivered to us a glimpse of a passionate, overwhelmed, futuristic health healer. Her soul would never succumb to cancer. She lives on in many memories...
Posted by Bubem Jidenna OBINOBI on 14th September 2016
We celebrate you Dr. Nkem because you were kind, cheerful and hilarious. You touched so many beautiful souls while you were here and now that you're gone, you will be deeply missed. You're one of God's finest and we love you. Rest in Paradise Nwanyi Oma!
Posted by Alison Grimston on 14th September 2016
We will all miss you Nkem, your lovely smile, your beauty, your big heart. Nkem, you were an inspiration to many, an icon who just got on and did it. You showed me going forwards one way to leave traditional general practice & set up privately. We shared many things, challenges, thoughts on modern medicine. We were both passionate about inspiring & empowering patients to hold their health in their own two hands. It is your legacy that we all go forth and spread that by spreading a more whole-person approach to medicine. Bless you Nkem, you had hard times and laughter. You are free as a bird. You are truly healed. Xx
Posted by Mo Okibe on 14th September 2016
Never did I think of an end live on Hun! I celebrate you girl expert, the nerd, humble, what you see is what you get! Rest on till we meet to part no more! Jee ofuma inugo!
Posted by Odiraa Nwankwor on 14th September 2016
Dr. Nkem, may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace, Amen!
Posted by Salma Shanni on 14th September 2016
I came across your post which was shared on Facebook , I clicked on your profile and read your many inspiring posts on your wall , for a second I thanked God that people like you existed , I sent you a friend request which you accepted and I was grateful for that because I had updates on your posts daily well Dr Nkem, your life was well lived and your stories would inspire lots .i should have sent that message I fantasized about ..You are a hero
Posted by Onyima Nonye on 14th September 2016
Beautiful soul, full of Optimism, full of faith, as I read through your wall I saw an angle who never gave up on her God. Your friends will miss you, the world is missing you and I miss you though I never knew you but going through your wall endeared you to me. Precious jewel, rest in peace.
Posted by Dannia Aghanya on 14th September 2016
I didn't know you in person but you were always handy with your advice and suggestions on facebook. Its a pity.Sleep on.. It is well.
Posted by Dannia Aghanya on 14th September 2016
I didn't know you in person but you were always handy with your advice and suggestions on facebook. Its a pity.Sleep on.. It is well.
Posted by Patsy Mason on 14th September 2016
So sad x rest in peace x heaven gained another angel xxx
Posted by Nekita Paul on 14th September 2016
My dearest Dr Nkem...for me you were a woman of principles. You had, such high standards for yourself and others. You had integrity and treated people fairly. I am happy to have spent time with you last Saturday assisting them at your home to make you more comfortable...we talked, laughed and prayed wanted us to stay for a while which we friend and I...we told you Jesus got you and you would be alright no matter what...before I left you I kissed you on both cheeks and said I love you and meant it from my smiled and said you loved me back...adieu my dearest till we meet again will always be in my always ...Nekita
Posted by Agodi Ezeudembah on 14th September 2016
My cousin, it is very regretful and shocking to read of your passing through this earthly plane. In your brief period of existence here, you touched positively a great number of people. May God direct your path into His bosom as you continue with more good work and purpose of your life mission, both on the earthly plane and the world beyond in the bosom of God! Fare thee well. EzeudembahAS

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