It is with acceptance of God’s Will that we announce the transition of Mama Nellie Akwiri Okaka Okello who passed away on Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 6.45am.
Daughter of the late Mzee Hezekiah Okaka Onyango and the late Mama Debora Otira. Wife of the late William Odhiambo Okello. Mother of David Otieno Okello, Rosemary Amondi Okello, Joseph Ochieng’ Okello and the late Victor Morris Dimo Okello. Grandmother of Gabrielle Danyele Nellie Okello. Sister of Samuel Onyango Okaka, the late Matilda Auma Ong’or, the late Professor Douglas Odhiambo Okaka, the late Abner Ochieng’ Okaka and the late Christopher Adeny Okaka. Sister-in-law of Grace Odhiambo, Gertude Ochieng’, Elizabeth Onyango, the late Janet Adeny and the late Athanasio Ong’or of Gem Rae; Grace Hagoma Okumu, Engineer Mirulo Riako Okello, Nereah Riako Oyoya, Richard Oudia Okello, Rispah Anyango Muku, Francis Okomo-Okello and Paul Odindo Okello; and Mary Mirulo, Mildred Okomo, Mary Oudia, Sarah Omollo and Herine Odindo. Loving ‘Mama’ of several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are condoling daily at her residence at Jabavu Gardens, House No: 2 Off Jabavu Road, next to Kilimani Police Station.
A fundraising will be held on Saturday 18th May 2019 at the All Saints Cathedral Auditorium from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Contributions for the funeral arrangements can be sent to Pay Bill Number: 903569.
A church service will be held at the All Saints Cathedral on Tuesday 21st May 2019 from 12:00pm.
The funeral procession will depart from the Lee Funeral Home on Friday 24th May 2019, at 6:30am and proceed to her marital home in Nyangera Daho, West Yimbo Location, Bondo Sub-County, Siaya County.
She will be laid to rest on Saturday 25th May 2019 from 10.00am.