(1924 To 17th August 2017)
It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that the Chairman of jokoluoch Clan, Mr. Ezakiel Omollo, jointly with Mama Grace’s family announce the passing on of our beloved mother, sister and friend, Mama Grace Nyawade Nyamwaya which occurred on Thursday the 17th of August 20 I 7.
She was the daughter of the late Ong’ondo Okello and Catherine Okeche. Sister of the Late Okwang’, Okello, Ogwang’, Awino, Atieno, Adell and Ohulu. Mama Grace was wife of the late Silvanus Nyamwaya Anyumba and co-wife of the late Phylster, Ouko, Bilia, Yukabeth, Agneta, Awiti, Orondo and the late Achola. She was mother of Elisha, Ong’ondo, Anyumba Ogendo, Lucy, the Late Johnnie Otieno. Others are Abongo, Okal, Otete, Nola, Okal Malele Taabu, Adoyo, Aoko, Carren, Amollo among others. Mother-in-law of Maritha, Helena, Mary, Conslata, Joyce, Millicent Salim, Millicent Atieno, Monica Abongo, Alga Muga, Grace Okal, Carthy, Beatrice, Evaline Atieno and Sylvia. Aunt of Onamba, Onyiego, Jurna, Odongo, Phoebe, Nyalango, Dutia and Adhoch among others. Grandmother to 62 and great-grand mother to 22 She was sister-in-law of the late Anyumba, Oringa, Adede, Ochuka, Akomo and the late Salina Oruko.
The body is lying at the Lee Funeral Home. Special prayers will be held at the Funeral Home’s Chapel on Thursday 7th September, 2017 from 2pm. Mama Grace’s remains will be flown to Kisumu on Friday 8th September, 2017. The burial will be held on 9th September, 2017 at Hongo Ogosa Village, Kamayoga Sub-location, Katho Location, Nyando Sub-County of Kisumu County.
Family, relatives, friends and well wishers are meeting daily except Sundays at Railways Club from 4.30pm. A funds drive to offset funeral expenses is scheduled at the same venue on 5th September, 2017 beginning at 4.30pm. Contributions may also be sent to Paybill No. 247247, Account. No. 0240198726717.
In God’s hands you rest Nya-wuon Okello. In our hearts you remain forever.