Tizita Ayele (’76)

Mrs. Tizita Ayele passed away on July 2, 2020 at the age of 67 unexpectedly due to an illness that lasted for a short period of time. Mrs. Tizita Ayele was born in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) on October 9, 1952 to Mr. Ayele Sebhat and Mrs. Kefey Zewge. After completing her elementary and secondary education in Ethiopia, Mrs.Tizita Ayele moved in 1972 to the U.S.A. She pursued her higher education in South Texas Junior College, Texas Southern University and University of Houston. After she acquired her first degree, she continued her studies and in 1986 graduated with master’s degree in Education and Administration. She was then hired at the John Jay College (CUNY) in New York and worked there until 2004. She left her job for medical reasons after having a severe job related injury. She moved to North Carolina in 2006 with her family and lived in Greensboro until the Almighty Lord called her to be with him on July 2, 2020. She is survived by her longtime friend, soulmate and a husband, Dr. Admasu Kebede; her beloved daughter, Kefey Admasu; her sisters, Nigist Ayele and Legawork Ayele. Mrs. Tizita Ayele is predeceased by her sister, Amsale Ayele and her, brothers Mr. Mikre Ayele and Nega Ayele. A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Carolina Biblical Gardens followed by entombment. Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the Ayele family at phillipsfuneralserviceinc.com

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