This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Olufunmilayo George-Gbadebo, 43 years old, born on November 14, 1977, and passed away on April 24, 2021. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Bolanle Johnson on April 25, 2022

Funmi, Funmi !!

Miss you loads.
Posted by ADEBAYO ADENIRAN on April 25, 2022
Wow! I cannot believe that it is a year since you unbelievably left us.
We have seriously missed you but we know that you are safely with the Lord continuing all your good works on earth.
Continue to rest in perfect peace my dear Aburo!
Posted by Christy Enebeli on April 24, 2022
Thoughts of you flashed through my mind this morning, didn’t realize it Is exactly a year since you passed

Miss your boisterous nature, jovial personalty and your very kind heart.

Continue to rest in the loving presence of God.

Miss you girlfriend!
Posted by olubusola martins on April 24, 2022
Funmi, you are missed today as always. Keep singing and dancing with the angels. I bet you are having a blast in heaven. I also figure that your planning and organizational skills have been put to good use there.
Posted by Bolanle Johnson on November 15, 2021

I thought of you all of yesterday without realizing it was your birthday,

I know your new birthday is now the day you accepted Jesus but it feels good to ask if you had a Happy Birthday Funmilayo.  Love you loads.
Posted by Bola Oshoko on November 14, 2021
Happy posthumous birthday dear friend and sister,I miss you each passing day but we thank God for all even as you are fondly remembered on this special day of yours.
Keep resting dear friend
Posted by Tolulope Irefin on November 14, 2021
Happy posthumous birthday Funmi, continue to rest in peace.
Posted by Ebun George on November 14, 2021
The world lost one of it best but the heavens gained an angel. I can just imagine you leading and coordinating that host of angels now, preparing for a feast. "Chief Organiser and planner herself"
Wishing you a heavenly happy birthday.
Fourty four hearty cheers to you Temitope.
Memories of you still lingers and will never fade away and your legacy of love, care, strong faith and gratitude will continue to be remembered
Posted by Ibk Gee on November 14, 2021
Funmi that’s you oh!!! Always full of joy always concerned about others . What daughter, wife ,sister(never a sis-in-law ) Aunty, friend. You sat in those roles fully always fully present . Love you to the moon and back and miss you terrible . But can still here you say aunty Ibukun e fi iyen ke joo…. Leave that one jare..
Happy birthday funme love you very much and miss you seriously . Till we meet at Jesus feet you remain woven on the tapestry of my heart. Love you love you love you and miss you.
Posted by Zainab Ajadi on May 2, 2021
Hmmmm FG, its been over a week and the feeling of disbelief still steals over me. I find that I am struggling to accept you are no longer with us in body. The plans, the hopes........though I wish we had taken that group trip and done more in our part to impact society together, I take comfort you are in a better place and always with us in spirit.

Rest peacefully gentle soul, you were much loved and will never be forgotten.
Posted by Adekanmi Adenike on May 1, 2021
Dearest Funmi George,
Just learnt of your death a few minutes ago and also learnt today that you were in my PDS 1997 set at LASU Epe . Am in total shock at this news!! I was introduced to you by Moriam Smith to patronize your frozen foods business and ever since, you have been my plug. Soft spoken, kind and a christian faithful. You will be sorely missed. I can't imagine the pain that your mum would be going through as you both were so close. Am comforted that you are in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ. Sun re o.
Posted by Dotun Dada on May 1, 2021
Funmi is one of the most kind and warm
-hearted persons i have ever met. Always willing to share a friend's burden and always smiling regardless of whatever the situation might be. She was a real gem. You left our lives too soon, but I will forever be grateful for the opportunity to share great moments with you. Rest easy in grace and love dear sis
Posted by Damilola Johnson on April 30, 2021
Aunty Funmi,

As I think of you, the first thing that comes to my mind is your smile and your laugh. I also think of drinking 5Alive straight from the carton with a straw! You always radiated so much joy and light wherever you went and you always made people feel loved. It's painful to think you're not here with us anymore. Your beauty and your amazing voice will be missed. I know you're looking down on us from heaven. I will always treasure the time we spent together.Thank God for your life.
Posted by Jide Bossman on April 30, 2021

I remember you as a little girl who was always so chatty and sweet and welcoming. Fast forward to our adult lives and you were the same: sweet and welcoming. I remember my sporadic visits home and how when I ran into you at family functions you were always non-assuming and a joy to chat with; you always told me to call Femi and reconnect. We finally did…

I’m very sad that you are gone now and too soon too. I pray that your mom and dad, husband, brother and sister as well as the rest of your family take strength in knowing that you are at rest. You were much loved and will be sorely missed.

Sleep well, Lil’ Sister.
Posted by Femi Johnson on April 30, 2021

You were an angel, you were bold, you held on to your confidence in the face of adversity. I couldn't reminisce on the sweetest days during university without seeing your bold face. even though mine and yours were sets apart, your maturity closed the gap.

You were a woman who confronted shortcomings with grace. Although you have gone to be with the lord we would always remember you for your smile. you shared smile, you carried smile always. you were always the first to introduce yourself, you introduced us to the new friends because you attract them first, you were one of a kind. rest in the bosom of the lord till we meet again.

We would miss you.
Posted by Toyin Gbadebo on April 30, 2021
Our amiable, loving, dependable, confident daughter OLUFUNMILAYO has left us without farewell. Your exit was very painful, shocking and unbelievable. Who are we to ask Why.
You have left me and your mother to mourn your demise. We can never forget you as long as we live. The wound inflicted will take time to heal but the Almighty God is our comforter. The role you played in the family during your life time can't be quantified. You have left an indelible mark never to be forgotten.
Good night and Good bye our darling daughter. We shall meet on the resurrection morning where we meet to part no more.
May your perfect and gentle soul rest in peace.
Daddy and Mummy.
Posted by Lara adadevoh on April 29, 2021
The news of your death was shocking, but we know that you live on and are resting with God.
May your sweet memories be livened in the heart of all your loved ones.
Rest In Peace Funmi
Posted by Christiana Fatola on April 29, 2021
Funmi, may your beautiful and gentle soul continue to rest in peace. You made an impact in my life as a christian teenager. You shared your smile and your energy so effortlessly. I pray God comforts and strengthens your family and all of us as we struggle with the news of your demise. Indeed you are Heavens gain.

Shola nee Odewumi
Posted by Stella Ahaneku on April 29, 2021
Ah! Funmi, O gini? I can't believe this. Mba! This was not the agreement oh. I was shocked to see on social media that you were gone. Kai! I can't get over it. You were such a kind soul. Very kind. May God give your family the fortitude to bear this loss. I feel so sad. God help me.
Posted by Tolu Sokunle Oloyede on April 29, 2021
This is still a shock to me but I know you surely are in a better place.
Knowing you is to love you.
Good night FG

May the Almighty comfort your husband and the rest of the family.
Posted by Bob Awharen on April 29, 2021
Words fail me as nothing can be as disheartening as losing someone like you. You were always a kind and wonderful person who's positivity inspired those around. You were surely a blessing to your family and friends. We will all share this sadness and keep you forever in our hearts. Goodbye Funmi.
Posted by Doyin Olorunfemi on April 29, 2021
Dear Funmi
You always had a smile on your face - one that was welcoming and relaying how. much you care.
It's sad that you're gone, but we know our loss on earth is heaven's gain.
Sleep well my sis...
Posted by Ibk Gee on April 29, 2021
Funmilayo George ‘ the sound of ‘Aunty Ibukun’ continues to ring in my ears . I loved you from the first they I met you and Seun and you loved me right back . It’s been a privilege and honour to have you in my journey . Such a beautiful soul pure as they come , the real deal , authentic always caring , always loving , always present .
Stil can’t compute in my little mind but this one thing is my comfort Our God wasn’t taken by surprise and isn’t confused still firmly our good God . Keep singing never stop dancing in the presence of our King. Till we meet at the Jesus feet I love u , I love you , I love you. Aburo Ibukun.
My sister for life and beautifully for all eternity .
Posted by Olabimpe Soyannwo on April 29, 2021
It is still unreal.... Don't understand but consoled that you have joined the Triumphant Company..
You have entered into your rest..You will be missed.. Sun re.
Posted by Dotun Adebayo on April 29, 2021
My dearest Funmi, you were a wonderful soul.....children loved you and adults trusted you. There was an infectious joy about you, nothing was too much trouble, you gave wholeheartedly and fully, asking for nothing in return.
 This is a real shock! Like a bad dream to awaken from....the truth is I know you are on the other side resting with Eledumare! But here, on this earth, a light has gone out.....never to shine on this side of heaven. Rest on dear till we meet again on the other side.
Posted by Adebiyi Khadijat on April 29, 2021
FG will surely be missed.
Posted by Dapo Tomori on April 28, 2021
Funmi was a force of nature. She was warm, vibrant and full of life. You simply felt her presence in a way that could not be ignored. She was kind, generous and the glue that bound many together.
I last saw her a couple of months ago. As is often the case, she came with food to feed a small army.

Below is her text message to me on Feb 27, 2021
“ You are welcome .Was great seeing you. Would keep intouch. May daddy's soul rest in prefect peace”

She sadly passed away 2 months after this text message. I promised to keep in touch ..... not knowing she would be with us for just another 8 weeks.

She was a beautiful soul. Her life was way too short. We miss her terribly and pray for God to Grant her eternal rest. Amen.
Posted by Adepholami Oshineye on April 28, 2021
Hnmmm FG: I appreciate God for making me to cross your path; I and my family cherish every moments, impacts and lots memories shared..... Funmi fondly calls me father-folami i miss you. How would MomooreOluwa forget you and the special families together on her first birthday... the best friend, wife, gist-partner to my HOD.. hey!! Oluwa o! Pls do the miracle you did for Lazarus for us and Funmi: she is a gold hearted personality
Look down o God with all our testimonies and perform our heart desires on Funmi, her love ones and her family. you created a vacum that will linger inside of me.
Posted by Precious Okunuga on April 28, 2021
Hmmmmmmmmmmm, Oluwafunmilayo George. Still in shock. gone too soon.......
so Full of life and energy, beautiful inside and outside. the great memories we all shared as room mates for many years will forever remain in our hearts.
Hmmm, all I know is that God knows..... 
keep resting on and may mum, dad. hubby, siblings etc remain comforted and strengthened in the inner man by the Holy Spirit in Jesus name.
Posted by Olanrewaju Aremu on April 28, 2021
Hmmmmmmmn what a world Your Death came as a shock to us and as you sit in the arms of the Lord, your family, friends and colleagues mourn your death. It’s all right as each of us have the Lord beside us as we say our farewells. Your body might be gone from this world but your spirit will live on in our hearts rest well in the arms of our Lord you will be dearly missed.
Posted by Oyinola Ogungbe on April 28, 2021
Olufunmilayo Temitope!!!
Our gists were always of the many things the future held for us.
When life threw you lemons, Olufunmilayo, you always made cool lemonades .
Unrelenting, forgiving and always giving of herself . Thank you for loving Oluwatoyin so. Yours was a life of impact. 
I remember your favorite spot in my house close to the a/c ......what a flood of memories as Molayo played with your hair and you rewarded him for a job well done.
Oremi......You and your hubby adopted my family as yours and you would go to any length just for us all to have great family moments at every available opportunity. .
Ah! Death, where is thy sting!!!!
This pain is indescribable!!!!
I just can't comprehend the thoughts of never seeing you again.
I am comforted that you died in Christ.
Life would never, ever remain the same without you Oremi. 
Sleep well dear daughter of Zion., till we meet at Jesus feet.
I love you Oremi.
Posted by Gbolaro Oshun on April 28, 2021
A people person to the core.

The news of your passing came as a rude shock. I kept thinking and can someone who is so present and full of life be gone....but who are we to question your maker, who loves you just as you love him....and so much more.

It is comforting to know you're in a better place. Earth's loss, but heavens gain.

Till we meet again, goodnight Funmi.
Posted by ADEDAYO OGUNGBE on April 28, 2021
FG ,
I am here to celebrate your life
And the measure of its worth
And every single life you touched
While you were on this earth.
I wish to pay my last respects.
To thank you for your friendship
And all the memories we hold dear.
It’s been a privilege to have known you.
We were family, not just friends,
And we will carry you in spirit
Until we meet up once again.

Sweet Dreams
Posted by Yemisi Adeosun on April 27, 2021
Aunty Funmi, I am still in shock of your demise!! Yemasa as you fondly called me; you were always happy, excited, optimistic, kind and a great dancer. You loved God and your light was glaring. I can't believe you are no longer here with us. I know you are now in a better place, nevertheless the void is absolute and the pain is deep.
I pray for your loved ones and the family you left behind, that the Lord will comfort and grant us peace.
Sun re o
Posted by Muyiwa Johnson on April 27, 2021
Dear Aunty Funmi,
You always cared for me whenever you saw me, You were a kind, loving and passionate person, I know my loving aunty is still watching over her nephews, nieces, brothers , sisters and her parents from above. We all miss you aunty, you are forever missed by every single one of us.
Posted by Bolanle Johnson on April 27, 2021
My dearest Funmilayo .

“Funmi , Funmi “. I always called you. My sister, my friend . my confidant .
You were such a blessing to all you came in touch with . So giving . You would go out of your way to solve everyone’s problems .
Feisty for anyone except yourself . Honest , so honest , totally without any guile .

I was so looking forward to seeing you on Monday . We would finally be able to catch up . I hadn’t seen you physically  for a while and I would finally give you the ointment I bought for you . The chocolate !! 
I ate long ago with your permission .
We had a lot to discuss . My plans, your plans . We would advise one another and meet again to discuss our victories , I thought . 
Not this time though !! God had need of his angel . My dearest Funmi , Funmi .
Posted by Lauretta David on April 27, 2021
Sincerely, I don't know where to start. I spoke with you 2wks ago. All I want to say is thank you Jesus for letting our paths cross back then NYSC days.

Funmi, you were a wonderful soul, friendly and beautiful.
May God Almighty accept your soul, may the Holy Spirit fill the void you left behind and comfort your loved ones in Jesus name.
Posted by Joseph Bossman on April 26, 2021
Olufunmilayo George-Gbadebo, 
Words cannot express the sadness in our hearts for losing you to death at a tender age. Though, we love you, God loves you most ..... Surely we shall all meet at the feet of our Lord Jesus Christ on the resurrection day. We pray that God will console mummy, daddy and the entire family you left behind. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace in Jesus name. Amen
Posted by TessMoore Ogunlaja on April 27, 2021
Dear Funmi George,
As I read through the tributes, one thing resounds in the voices of all those who knew you closely... and that is your love for people and for God Almighty. In this I am certain that you are resting happily with the Father.

Mr Gbadebo, I pray that you receive healing, strength, and comfort from the Lord. May His divine guidance and protection cover you and your children in this season, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Posted by Seun George on April 27, 2021
My One and Only Sis,My Darling,my gistpatner,my Bestfriend,Words fail me,I keep playing back all the events of that day in my head,it Seems like a bad Dream that I want to wakeup from,But in all things we give God thanks,because you are in a better place,Rest in the Bossom of our Lord,I love you now and Forever
Posted by Debo Idowu on April 26, 2021
Sis funmi, may your soul rest in perfect peace and the Almighty God will be with loving family in Jesus name.
Posted by Balogun adebee1 on April 26, 2021
It just doesn't compute that you are gone.

Life is indeed a gift, here today and gone tomorrow. It's definitely not how long but the impact and memories we leave.

You have impacted many in a positive manner, for me I remember your bubbly jovial personality, and your jokes.

Rest in Peace, we take solace that God knows best.

Condolences to the George's, "Oluwa a gba akoso".
Posted by Folashade Adeyemi on April 26, 2021
FUNMILAYO... A gentle soul with a pure spirit, I remember last seeing your beautiful and calm smile at my wedding years back with seun my beautiful daughter. You were always the calm, kind and assuring one! I feel terribly saaad at your passsing but can only pray our God whom you loved totally has mercy on your soul and grant you eternal rest sis! A genuine spirit you are!
I pray your family and loved ones are graced with the fortitude to bear your great loss!
Posted by Ayinke Durojaiye on April 26, 2021
Sis Funmi, I am still finding it hard to soak it all in and accept the reality that you are no more. May you soul find rest in the bossom of the Lord. 
Posted by Eloho Iyamu on April 26, 2021
I have fond memories of growing up with Funmi back in the early 90's from Soul Winning Chapel. Funmi was always a pleasure to run into. With her warm smiles friendly hugs and cheerful disposition. It is shocking and sad but God willed it so. May her soul rest in peace
Posted by K Bejyde on April 26, 2021
This is so sad and a rude shock. Funmi, the happy go lucky exciting lady, so fun to be with and a sweet lady. We can't question God. May her soul rest in peace.
May God console Toyin and the rest of the family. Amen
Posted by Jude Orhotowho on April 26, 2021
I am shocked by the sad news of sis Funmi's sudden death. May her soul rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Abimbola Raji on April 26, 2021
This is indeed a rude shock. My birthday mate is gone. In the last three years, we always celebrated one another on our birthday. Words fail me. I will continue to remember your warm smiles. May your gentle soul rest in peace.

May God comfort your husband, parents and siblings.
Posted by Rotimi OSADARE on April 26, 2021
You were such a vivacious individual with no dull moments whenever you are around!, A great aburo and a wonderful aunty to our children!. That we will miss you is an understatement. We can only ask why, but God has all the answers.

Rest on beloved.

God will grant Toyin and all of us, the fortitude to bear this loss.
Posted by Seye Adeola on April 26, 2021
Simplicity and Easy going were your key attributes in all the years we schooled together.
You have done your bit.
You have conquered.
Rest on Funmi.
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Posted by Bolanle Johnson on April 25, 2022

Funmi, Funmi !!

Miss you loads.
Posted by ADEBAYO ADENIRAN on April 25, 2022
Wow! I cannot believe that it is a year since you unbelievably left us.
We have seriously missed you but we know that you are safely with the Lord continuing all your good works on earth.
Continue to rest in perfect peace my dear Aburo!
Posted by Christy Enebeli on April 24, 2022
Thoughts of you flashed through my mind this morning, didn’t realize it Is exactly a year since you passed

Miss your boisterous nature, jovial personalty and your very kind heart.

Continue to rest in the loving presence of God.

Miss you girlfriend!
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Biography of Olufunmilayo Temitope George-Gbadebo

  • 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
Olufunmilayo Temitope George -Gbadebo was born on the 14th of November 1977 at Lagos University Teaching Hospital , (LUTH)  Idi-araba, Lagos to her parents, Mr Akinwunmi Olanrewaju George and Mrs Olufunke Ayodeji Olanrewaju George. 
Funmi was a descendant of the prominent families of James George of Campos Square and Chief David Oluwole Akinpelu-Johnson of Bamgbose Street Lagos
For her primary level education, she attended St John’s Private School, Palmgrove Lagos and University of Lagos Staff School, Akoka, Lagos.
She moved on to Lagos State Model College Igbo-kuta, Ikorodu from 1990 – 1995 where she completed her Secondary education. Whilst there, she formed great friendships which transited beyond the walls of the school. 
After secondary school, she embarked on a few professional courses and thereafter secured admission into Lagos State University, where she studied to studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at Bachelor’s degree level from 1998 – 2004.
Between 2004 – 2008 , Olufunmilayo took on various employment stints with Aira Technologies Victoria Island, Zinox Technolgies and Manifold Computers, Lagos Nigeria.
She then proceeded to the Heriot- Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK for her Master’s degree program in Information Technology between 2008 - 2009.
She returned to Nigeria in 2011, she worked for Avila Consultancy Nigeria Ltd and later moved on to take over her Mother’s Cold Food & Fish Mongering business, Olu – George & Co which she successfully managed until her demise.
Olufunmilayo met her heartthrob Oluwatoyin Gbadebo in 2002 and they became friends. The friendship blossomed and they were joined in holy matrimony on 8th September 2015. 
Olufunmilayo was raised in a Christian home, where Jesus Christ was the focus, and the importance of strong family values was imbibed in her. She wholeheartedly loved to worship and dance. 
Olufunmilayo was an active member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, pioneer member of Social Media Group of RCCG GWC and a volunteer member of LIFEWAY MEDIA in Redemption Camp Lagos Ibadan Expressway. And recently, she attended Elevation Church Mainland, (Pistis Hub) 
Always vibrant, loveable, Funmilayo left a part of herself in everyone and everywhere. Love for humanity and family was at the heart of everything she accomplished. She was selfless and believed everyone deserved her attention. Olufunmilayo was our song, our centre, our inspiration, our motive to rise above challenges, our mother hen, the love of our lives, she was many things to many people but most of all, our FG for life!
Besides her parents, siblings and family, Funmi was loved and adored by all who knew or came in contact with her. 
Funmi will be sadly missed by her parents, her loving husband, Toyin, her brother, Femi & Ibukun and sister, Seun including all her numerous Aunties, Uncles, Cousins, Nephews, Nieces, friends and business associates.
Adieu Afume!

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Shared by Ibukun Ayandiran on April 25, 2021
This is still a shock to me. Right from the 1st day we met in LASU, you have been an amazing soul, till the day you departed. You took my wife and her sisters like your siblings always available to help. May your soul continue to rest in peace..Funmi