LTJG Ekaete Ekam
A beautiful soul goes home to be with her Maker, a mentor draws the curtain, a caring heart stops beating, we are totally lost of words as the blow is heavy, with much grief in our heart but with total submission to the will of the Almighty God , we the family of Sir (Barr.) Akpan Umo Ekam (KJW) of blessed memory announce her passing after a brief illness, on March 8, 2021 at the age of 46.
Eka passed on peacefully at Thompson Peak Medical Center, Scottsdale, AZafter requesting to be made comfortable. She will be remembered by her Mother, Golden Mother (Lady) Margaret A. Ekam, her brothers, Nsikak-Abasi Ekam, Michael Ekam and Idongesit Ekam, Sisters In-Law, Josephine Nsikak-Abasi Ekam and Edeje Mischelle Michael-Ekam and her Nephews and Nieces, Alvina Michael-Ekam, Michael Michael-Ekam, Minkah Michael-Ekam, Mathis Michael-Ekam, Mercy Nsikak-Abasi Ekam, numerous relatives and friends.
Until March 8, 2021, Eka was an Assistant Nurse Officer with the United States Public Health Service and deployed to IHS Gallup Indian Medical Center, Women’s Health Unit. A long standing member of Rotary International with membership at Rotary Club of Tinapa, D9142 Nigeria.
Service of Songs will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Methodist Church Nigeria, Plot 79 Atamunu Street, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, funeral service will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 825 W Pentagon Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75224 with Interment at DFW National Cemetery on Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas.
She lived a life worthy of a Christian as recorded in Proverbs 31:25-26 (Strength and dignity are her clothing’s, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue). She feared God and kept His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
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