The family of late Asuquo Onung of Ikot Abasi Ufat, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area, has announced the passage of their mother, grandmother, sister and aunty, Deaconess Betty Asuquo Onung who died at the age of 75.
According to the family statement, the late Deaconess Betty Onung will be buried on Friday February 12, 2021.
The statement says there will be opening of the mourning house in honour of the deceased on Monday February 8, 2021 at late Chief Onung’s compound, Ikot Abasi Ufat, Nsit Ubium by 4pm.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 is set aside for visitation by in-laws and service of songs to be conducted by the United Evangelical Church, Three Towns by 4pm at the deceased’s compound.
Funeral service will hold on Friday, February 12 at Government Primary School, Afia Nsit Atai, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area by 10 o’clock in the morning, and will be conducted by the United Evangelical Church, Three Towns 9, Ikot Imo Superintendency, Nsit Ubium.
The statement indicates that thanksgiving service in honour of Deaconess Betty is scheduled for Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the United Evangelical Church Three Towns 9 by 10 o’clock in the morning.
The late Deaconess Betty Asuquo Onung who hailed from Esit Eket Local Government and married in Nsit Ubium was ordained a Deaconess of United Evangelical Church founded as Qua Iboe, appointed member of the Standing Committee of Uyo Area Conference W0omen Fellowship and an Executive Member of the First Ever National Women Fellowship Convention.
Mma Onung as she was popularly known rose to the rank of President, Ikot Imo Superintendency Women Fellowship between 2006 and 2009, President, Nka Unwana in her Local congregation and Matron, Women Fellowship at the Ikemesit Area Conference of United Evangelical Church.
The deceased was once appointed the First Lady of Nsit Ubium Council, Women leader, Ndiya ward in the PDP and a member of Ndiya Elders Forum.
She was a member of NCWS, Nsit Ubium, member, Esop Mbong Iban, Nsit Ubium, a mentor and philanthropist.
The late Deaconess Betty Asuquo Onung who slept in the Lord while on a holiday visit to the daughter in USA, is survived by children, grandchildren and other relatives to mourn her passing.