Esther Olufunke Akinyemi was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on September 22, 1956. She entered Heaven’s gates on February 4, 2020.
A warmhearted mother and wife, Esther was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. She loves singing, (most especially songs from her hymn book), dancing, crossword puzzles and watching Christian dramas. Esther had an unwavering believe and faith in God. She was a member of Springs of Hope Christian Ministry (SOHCM) where she had become very involved with the church and assisted with numerous events; most especially the kid's church.
Esther was preceded in death by her Father, Olusola Taiwo and Mother, Adesiyan Abeje. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Emmanuel Oluleke Taiwo and Samuel Oluwayemi Taiwo.
Esther is survived by her husband, Akinloye George-Jonah Akinyemi, three sons Tolulope Akinyemi, Samuel Akinyemi and Joshua Akinyemi and daughter Damilola Rebecca Akinyemi.
The family gives everyone who will be present during Esther's final moments their greatest gratitude. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held the same day on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home, 9926 Jones Road, Houston, Texas 77065.
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