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Otunba Funmilayo Joyce Shodeke

April 29, 1948 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

Otunba Mrs Funmilayo Shodeke Nee Olaleye was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend who was called to glory on January 1, 2021. She was born on the 29th day of April, 1948 in Lagos State, Nigeria. She attended Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode before moving on to Howard University in Washington DC, USA and was a very successful business woman.

Otunba Funmilayo Shodeke lived! She packed so much life in her seventy-two years. She was well traveled, chased her dreams, loved her family with all her heart, was an enterprising business woman, extremely charitable, social, religious and supportive. All these she did with grace, dignity, and integrity. She was a loving, giving and caring humanitarian and that evidence is the deep sorrow and pain in our hearts that we feel from her passing. No one, not a single soul, would want for comfort while she had a say in the matter, and that endeared her to many. You could depend on her. She was a doting mother and grandmother.

 Otunba Shodeke's legacy is more than enough for any good life and our appreciation and love for her will never fade.

She is survived by her children and grandchildren. 

 

A Visitation will be held at Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P.A., 12540 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD on Friday, January 15, 2021 from 2:00 to 6:00pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 12:00pm. Graveside Service at Union Cemetery, 3001 Spencerville Rd, Burtonsville, MD at 1:30pm.

The Funeral Service and Graveside Service for Otunba Funmilayo Joyce Shodeke was recorded. Please click HERE to view the recordings of these services.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P. A.
12540 Clarksville Pike, Rt 108
Clarksville, Maryland 21029

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 16, 2021

12:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P. A.
12540 Clarksville Pike, Rt 108
Clarksville, Maryland 21029

Video is available for this event


Graveside Service
Saturday
January 16, 2021

1:30 PM
Union Cemetery (Spencerville Road, Burtonsville, Maryland)

Video is available for this event


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