David Ephraim

Published 8:24 pm Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Mr. David Ephraim, 78, of Atmore, fell asleep in the arms of Jesus on Mon., March 11, 2019, surrounded by family at his daughter’s residence.

A native of Camden (Wilcox Co.), Mr. Ephraim was a longtime resident of Atmore. He attended Escambia County Training School and had worked at Masland Carpet as a piece dye operator until he retired. In his leisure, he loved fishing, dancing, music and working on cars (mechanic).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ned and Ella Ephraim; and other family members.

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Those who will cherish memories of his life are his wife, Rosie Ephraim of Atmore; three daughters, La’Twinda (Edwin) Jackson of Waukegan, Ill., Timeko Ephraim and Shelia Ephraim, both of Atmore; five sons, David Ephraim Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., Darren (Shirley) Ephraim of Inman, S.C., David (Tiffany) Watts and Steve Brooks, both of Montgomery, and Vincent Brooks of Miami, Fla.; a host of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends.

A funeral service will be held this Sat., March 23, 2019, at noon at Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Church, Hwy. 21, Atmore, with the Rev. Freddie D. Banks, pastor, officiating. Inhumation will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Walk-in viewing will be this Friday from 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home. His body will lie in repose at the church for one hour prior to the funeral service with Turner Funeral Chapel LLC directing.