The remains of the late Mrs Esther Nwonye Umeadi have been laid to rest.
The burial which took place in her country home at Adagbe village Abagana Njikoka Local Government Area attracted Catholic Priests, friends, family and sympathizers.
Chidinma Ikeanyionwu was there and reports that the late Mrs Esther Umeadi who died at the age of seventy-eight was a devout Christian and a philanthropist.
Admonishing Christians to always strive to live a life worthy of emulation during the burial mass, the deceased nephew and a priest of Order of Mother of God, Reverend Father Kingsley Umeadi recounted how the late Mrs Esther accommodated all who knew her while her son Obiorah Umeadi after the burial mass appreciated all who came to grief with them.
Recounting the moments she spent with her late mother, the deceased daughter Mrs Chikodili Nduaguibe and the deceased daughter in-law Mrs Nkechi Umeadi noted that their late mother was never weary although sick for some time but kept faith alive promising to carry on with her legacy.
Expressing their grief over her demise, the sister to the deceased Mrs Virginia Ezegbulem and the deceased brother in law Chief Pius Umeadi said their sisters death is a huge loss to the Umeadi’s even as they prayed God to rest her soul.
In an interview, Mrs Amaka Josiah Okoli who recalled that she started living with the late Mrs Esther Umeadi at the age of ten and Mrs Theresa Okonkwo who also revealed that the deceased was her aunt explained that their late mother was a force to reckon with as she never for a day abandoned them and prayed God to continue to keep the Umeadi family together.
Chigozie Atuanya, a popular Nollywood actor was also present as in laws andsympathizers continued to pay condolences.
Musical displays, dance and cultural exhibitions also featured at the funeral.