‘Go­goz’ a keen gar­dener

Ntuli was full of love for her com­mu­nity

Sowetan - - Obituaries - By Regi­nald Sokhela and Thembi Sokhela

Born: Novem­ber 11 1944 Died: Oc­to­ber 7 Fu­neral: To­mor­row, at Mba­bane, Msinga, KZN, from 10am Burial: Lo­cal ceme­tery

Beauty Du­mazile Ntuli, who was a staunch Lutheran Church mem­ber, will be laid to rest in Msinga, KwaZu­luNatal, to­mor­row.

Ntuli, 72, died at the Church of Scot­land Hospi­tal in Tugela Ferry in the uMsinga district last Satur­day after a short ill­ness.

She was born in 1944 in Nkashane in KZN and was the child of the late Dor­ren and Mx­okozeli Ntuli.

She at­tended school at Cra­mond Pri­mary near Pi­eter­mar­itzburg.

After her pri­mary school­ing, Ntuli worked as a do­mes­tic worker in the area for many years.

She later worked at the lo­cal hospi­tal as a cook for 10 years un­til she re­tired in the 1980s.

Ntuli was pop­u­larly known as “Go­goz”, a nick­name that she was given by one of her grand­chil­dren.

“My mother was full of love and she was also loved by the fam­ily and com­mu­nity,” said her daugh­ter Thembi.

Ntuli was mar­ried to the late Mfana Sokhela and the cou­ple was blessed with seven chil­dren. She leaves be­hind three chil­dren, eight grand­chil­dren, one great-grand­child and three sis­ters.

At time of her death, Ntuli was still tend­ing to her gar­den in Msinga.

Beauty Du­mazile Ntuli

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