The One Week Commemoration of the passing of Madam Mary Efua Tekyiwaa Turkson, the mother of celebrated gospel singer, Cindy Thompson, comes off on Saturday, December 22, 2018.
The singer who gave details of the event, said it will be held at 18th Samanea Street, Petroleum Estates, Exhibition-Dansoman, Accra at 9:00 AM.
Madam Turkson passed away in Accra on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the age of 93. She had 11 children, Cindy Thompson being the eighth born.
In a glowing tribute to her late mother, Ms Thompson said, “She brought all of us up in perfect love and absolute care”.
“She worked her soul out to take care of all her children, two of whom have passed”.
“My mother was a selfless person, who always thought about the welfare of others more than herself. Even when she was hungry, she would keep her food for her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and others outside her household”.
Ms Thompson and her family extended an invitation to all friends and well-wishers.
Funeral arrangements will be announced at the One Week event.