The remains of Madam Mary Nwannediya Onwummere Nwali was laid to rest at her late husband’s compound in Eziumahi, Asaga village, Arochukwu on the 13th of April. She was aged 86.
She was born into the family of Igwe Osundu of Ndi Onwuchekwa compound, Eziumahi, Asaga village, Arochukwu in 1932. She was a petty trader and farmer and emmigrated with her husband, late Mazi David Onwumere Nwali, to Eziulo/Ntezi in Ebonyi State where she spent most of her life before her final relocation to Arochukwu in 2013.
Mary was the first wife of her husband and remained a pillar of support to her co-wives, children and step children even after her husband’s death.Until her death, Nwannediya was a devout Catholic. She is survived by children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.