Lydia Achieng’ Abura who was the loving mother to Prince Abura, died on October 20th at Kenyatta National Hospital following a short illness. She was the cherished daughter of the late Johnson Abura and the late Isabella Abura of Kipsitoi Farm, Songhor.
Achieng’ Abura is preceded in death by her treasured brothers and sisters that is Carren Macpherson, Jack Abura, Lameck Abura, Ken Abura and Janet Cheptoo Abura. She is survived by her sisters Joan Abura and Lynette Daniel Aunty of the late Geoffrey, Sharon, Patricia, John Mark, Jackson, Michelle, Peter, Jeanette, Simon and Randy. Sister-in-law of the late Tom Mcpherson, Betty Abura and Sam Dawa. Niece of Mama Leah Odida, Prof Eric Odada, Professor Ernest Odera Odada, Mama Jane Elsa Oyoo among others.
The funeral service will take place at All Saints Cathedral on Thursday 3rd November from 9am in Nairobi. The body will leave for Kisumu on Friday 4th November. The cortege,will leave Aga Khan Hospital Mortuary in Kisumu on Saturday 5th November at 8am, for a funeral service at Songhor Secondary School to be held at 10am. Achieng’ Abura will thereafter be laid to rest at Kipsitoi farm in Songhor.