Karen Modupe (Akinyosoye) Amiwero

September 19, 1972 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 49)


On October 19, 2021, karen Modupe Amiwero Akinyosoye departed her lifelong journey on earth and began her eternal journey with the Lord.  She was born on September 19, 1972 in Warri, Nigeria to the union of the late John Omare Akinyosoye and Mercy Akinyosoye.

She was educated at Dore-Numa College Warri Delta State and The University of Jos in Nigeria.  Karen migrated to the United States with then husband, Martins O. Amiwero, Sr. in 2003.  She began her new residency in Bowie, Maryland but would eventually find her home in Dallas, Georgia.  Karen was a member of the Ugbajo Itsekiri Organization USA (DMV Branch) fo District of Columbia, Maryland & Virginia.  She later graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University.  

Karen was employed as a Registered Nurse.  She loved working with people and providing a superb level of hospitality was her goal.  Karen was a great cook and she thoroughly enjoyed it.  There was never a dull moment when she was around.  She was very caring and loved to see people happy.  She will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parent, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Taju Akinyosoye and Bola Mebulaghanje.

She is survived by her brother, Gbenga Akinyosoye of Warri, Nigeria; a very dear friend, Mary Azuh; former spouse, Martins O. Amiwero, Sr., and a host of friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 7 p.m. from the Eagle Chapel International Church, 3100 Joe Jenkins Blvd, Austell, GA.  The family will also welcome guest for a public visitation on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Powder Springs Memorial Garden, 4157 Atlanta St., Powder Springs, GA.  The graveside service will immediately follow.

Announcement courtesy of Serenity Funeral Home & Cremations “Home of Lasting Memories”

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