Kuli Roberts latest: Family announces funeral and memorial service details

Former Kaya FM radio presenter Nomakula “Kuli” Roberts passed away on Wednesday 10 February. Tributes have been pouring in from close friends, family members and fans of the media personality.

Her sister Hlubi Mboya-Arnold, announced that Roberts’ memorial service will take place at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng on Wednesday 16 February. Her funeral will take place at a private ceremony in Johannesburg on Thursday 17 February.

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KULI ROBERTS DEATH

A close friend to Kuli Roberts confirmed her death to DailySun on Thursday 11 February. According to the friend, the 49-year-old passed away around 22:00 on Wednesday evening, shortly before a radio interview.

When the news broke, Roberts quickly topped Twitter’s trending lists with all her friends, fans and colleagues remembering her fierce spirit.

In a statement, her family requested privacy to mourn their daughter, sister and mother.

The media personality leaves behind her two children, grandchild, parents and three siblings.

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— Hlubi Mboya-Arnold (@HlubiMboya) February 10, 2022

FUNERAL AND MEMORIAL DETAILS

On Monday 14 February, Hlubi Mboya-Arnold shared details of her sister Kuli Roberts’ funeral and memorial service. In the statement, Roberts’ family also thanked the public for their support.

A memorial service for Kuli Roberts will take place on Wednesday 16 February at 10:00 at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng. Kuli Roberts’ funeral will take place at a private ceremony on Thursday 17 February at 09:00.

The memorial service will be streamed live here.

A live stream link for the funeral service is yet to be shared.

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— Hlubi Mboya-Arnold (@HlubiMboya) February 14, 2022

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TRIBUTES CONTINUE TO POUR IN

Tributes continue to pour in for Kuli Roberts. One tweep wrote: “I really loved you, my beautiful sister. May God bless your Soul.”

“I had the privilege of knowing Kuli when she was just starting out in the entertainment industry. She was tenacious, fierce and always shot from the hip,” wrote another tweep.

“You left an impression wherever you went. You will be fondly remembered.”

RIP kuli roberts

I really loved you my beautiful sister

May God bless your Soul

— @624_Money (@624Money) February 14, 2022

I had the privilege of knowing Kuli when she was just starting out in the entertainment industry. She was tenacious, fearce and always shot from the hip.

This is a great loss! R.I.P #KuliRoberts https://t.co/wIqNZrkTw4

— FILTHY RICH ALPHA ® (@KIN4theWIN) February 13, 2022

@kuliroberts – you left an impression wherever you went. You will be fondly remembered. pic.twitter.com/tsmkAdjK7s

— LANOO PIPS (@dilanolebajoa) February 13, 2022

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