September 11, 2014

Rebecca Olivette Kanu

Kanu 3Rebecca Olivette Kanu, age 47 of Lincoln passed away September 10, 2014.  She was born May 5, 1967 in Freetown, Sierra Leone to Oshoba Carlton-Carew and Hawa Kamara.

Survivors include her husband, Umaru Kanu of Lincoln; Sons, Philemon and Samuel Kanu.  Sisters, Morenike Lake and Mafudia Dumbuya.  Brothers, Ola Bisi Carlton-Carew, Ladi Carlton-Carew, Samuel Carlton-Carew and Oshoba Carlton-Carew.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 26, 2014 at Praise Temple Church, Lincoln.  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 25th from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at church on September 26th.

Interment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.


  1. Mr Kanu, Philemon, Samuel and to all of Aunty Becky’s family. So sorry to hear about the passing of this vibrant soul. A soul who loved and lived life to the fullest. Thank you for sharing her with us.

  2. My sympathy to the family at this time of your loss. May God console you all.

  3. Condolences to the Kanu family. May Jehovah the “God of Comfort” bring you comfort and peace at this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4). Your family are in our prayers.

  4. I think about you everyday, I miss you everyday. I still hear your strong voice,laughing with me, encouraging me, calling my name. I am so grateful for the time we shared together. You truly were a second mother to me. I love you and will miss you always. Go with God mum.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *