OPINION | Farewell from a distance: Saying goodbye to Mary Twala | Channel

Before the pandemic, we would have witnessed hundreds, if not thousands, of fans gather to bid farewell to such an icon. Instead, Mary's funeral was an intimate affair.

2020-07-10 05:03:00 PM

Before the pandemic, we would have witnessed hundreds, if not thousands, of fans gather to bid farewell to such an icon. Instead, Mary's funeral was an intimate affair. | Channel24

Before the pandemic, we would have witnessed hundreds, if not thousands, of fans gather to bid farewell to such an icon. Instead, Mary's funeral was an intimate affair.

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'Stars expire, artists live forever': Fitting final farewell for Mary Twala'We did not see you close your eyes or hear your last faint sigh. We only heard you had gone, too late to say goodbye. Too late to hug you and let you know how much we love you.'

An emotional farewell for Mary Twala: Somizi thanks South Africans for 'really loving' his mother | ChannelWith husband Mohale by his side, Somizi admitted that he 'always dreaded' the day he would have to say goodbye to his mother. | Channel24 RIPMaryTwala

WATCH LIVE | Iconic actress Mary Twala to be laid to rest on ThursdayThe service will be held at Grace Bible Church in Soweto, and will be streamed on several platforms, including her son Somizi's Twitter account.

LIVESTREAM: Mary Twala laid to restScreen legend Mary Twala's funeral will be held in Soweto on Thursday morning.

WATCH | Veteran actor Mary Twala's funeral streamed online | ChannelThe service, which will be held at a venue in Soweto, will not be open to the public but will be streamed live on various platforms between 07:30 and 09:30.

Here's where you can watch veteran actress Mary Twala's funeralA funeral service for the late veteran actress Mary Twala will be held in Soweto on Thursday.