Hattiesburg, MS – Ember Ahua a resident of Dallas, Texas unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, February 23. Atelier-inga learned about Ember Ahua’s recent passing. We learned about this from the tributes that friends and family members put on social media. At the time this article was published, we were unable to confirm Ember’s cause of death. The family of Ember has not yet released a statement.
Tanisha K. Thompson, a resident of Hattiesburg, Mississippi announced Ember Ahua’s death on Facebook. She referred to Ember as her big sister stating that she (Ember) helped bring her into Zeta. Tanisha wrote, “There are some people that you meet who leave a lasting impression and Ember M. Ahua was one of those people. Ember was my big sis and helped bring me into Zeta. She didn’t play about Zeta and didn’t play about how we represented our org.”
She continued, “In 2014, Ember coordinated my wedding. I don’t remember getting a picture that day, but there she is in the background singing the hymn. I remember my Daddy asking me who that lil bossy lady was. Lol! I said that’s my Soror, Ember…”
Ember Ahua hailed from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and was based in n Dallas, Texas. She went to Hattiesburg High School and studied Political Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, a public research university with its main campus located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. She described herself as a Spanish-speaking Nigerian (Tiv) Zeta who, loves USM & Thai food!
Zach Thomas wrote, “Heaven has gained another angel. Ember M. Ahua you truly exemplified what it meant to be a lady of finer womanhood. I will never forget the countless memories we had during our time at Southern Miss! My thoughts and prayers are with the Ahua Family/ Friends, the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta, and our Southern Miss Family. Rest on!”
Funeral arrangements will be officially released by the family.
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