Kim Anh Ngwenya

February 12, 1967 - July 15, 2021


Obituary For Kim Anh Ngwenya

Kim Anh Ngwenya of Smithfield, North Carolina, passed away on July 15, 2021 peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam on February 12, 1967.
Kim married Muzi Ngwenya of Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 28, 1993. They would have celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary this year.

Her passion was centered around food as she was extraordinarily gifted in the kitchen. She was able to cook and bake meals from various different cultures with tremendous ease.

She is survived by her spouse Muzi; her son, Changa of Raleigh, North Carolina; and daughter, Chrisha of Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Memorial service will be held at 12:00pm on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at Renaissance Funeral Home 7615 Six Fords Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615.

The family is extremely grateful for all the support of loved ones through this time.




Memorial Service

12:00 PM

Renaissance Funeral Home
7615 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

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01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Renaissance Funeral Home
7615 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

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  • Kimmy so glad I got to meet you and got to enjoy your hospitality, kindness & love for my daughters & I, before we found out about the news of your passing we had been talking about your cakes. Kim YOU ARE LOVE, sleep well until we meet again.

  • Mama Kim was a wonderful light to have in my life. She always lit up whatever room she walked in and was always the life of the party. Words cannot describe how special this woman really was and she will be missed terribly by everyone shes ever met. Thank you for all the memories you gave me, i will cherish them forever. I love you, Mama Kim.

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this time. Sending love, peace and comfort always. - Charlotte Jones

  • It is said the brightest stars burn out the fastest. Her light touched all that it shined on. As we come together to add our lights to brighten this time. A candle only strengthens it's light when shared.

  • I wish I could be there in person to bid farewell to this beautiful soul. She was such a welcoming and warm person. I loved her cakes. Rest in peace lovely lady. My condolences family.

  • To my beautiful and loving friend I will miss you and love you forever fly and sing with the angels my friend

  • Kimmy I will forever be grateful that our paths had crossed. To have experienced your love, care and hospitality. Sleep well beautiful lady.

  • Mama Kim was such a sweet lady. She was so fun and such a light to be around. She thrived in the kitchen and I loved cooking with her and learning her recipes. She was an amazing mother and made everyone she met and cared about feel like family. I love you always!!

  • Ah! Kim where do I start. We've created so many memories with our families. I know that life as we know it will never be the same because we 'll have so many things to miss. I've been missing us for so long due to COVID and had hope that once it's all over we will all get together again. I thank God for allowing our paths to cross. Your memory will always bring a smile because of your loving nature . ❤️❤️❤️. Till we meet again Kimmy

  • Kim, what a loss to your family and friends. Your life was well lived and you knew how to love, care and protect those you love. Thank you for being light in our lives and may your light continue to shine in our memories. Death won't be able to rob us the memories and a life well lived. May your beautiful soul Rest In Peace and rise in glory. May your family ( Muzi, Changa and Chrisha ) be comforted and find solace in your love and memories you shared with them. Thank you Kim for your love and light.

  • My Prayers, Love and Heartfelt Sympathy go out to the Ngwenya Family during this very difficult time. For months now Kim has been missed but now her absence brings on an entirely different feeling. We were not just coworkers and friends but we were family. Kim although gone, She will Never Be Forgotten.🙏🏽💜💜🦋

  • In memory of our heroine, We have lost a beautiful soul that kept us moving forward. She was everything one would need in friend, brother, sister, mother and the list goes on. Rest In Peace dear sister till we meet again.

  • Mama Kim was like no other. I will miss her so much. I am thankful for the relationship we got to have in this life time. Thank you for everything ❤️

  • My twin, I will forever love and miss you. You were one of the strongest people I know. I'm so grateful that my journey in life led me to you. I wish we had more time together but such is life. I love you. Doris

  • Deepest condolences and strength to the family as they continue to take #MomentByMoment to get through each day. Our beloved co-worker will be #CherishedForever.

  • What a beautiful friend and coworker. Things will not be the same without you. I love and will truly miss you Shorty. Condolences to the family for the loss of such an amazing person.

  • Sorry for the loss of a beautiful friend prayer for the family. Clarice Cade

  • Sending my love and prayers to one of the most amazing women in the world! I'm so thankful God blessed me with our ten years of friendship together! You were like a Mother to so many of us at work and always truly cared for my family! We will miss you so much! Love and prayers to your family please let us know if you need anything Ngwenya family 🙏❤️

  • So sorry for the loss of a beautiful friend and coworker. My condolences to the family.Ann High

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