Colonel EARL FRANKLIN CEPHAS, SR.
Colonel Earl Franklin Cephas, Sr., passed away suddenly on January 30, 2013. He was born on April 4, 1936 to the late Charles Walter Cephas, Sr. and Sarah Olivia Hinson Cephas. Earl was predeceased by his sister Lorene Olivia Cephas, and is survived by Janice, his devoted wife of 51-1/2 years, and their five children, Earl Jr, of Woodbridge, VA, Marguerite Driessen (Jamie), of Lindon, UT, John (Carole), of White Plains, MD, Gerald, of Los Agneles, CA, and Sheila, of Fredericksburg, VA; eight grandchildren, Amanda Driessen, Sam Driessen, Jonah Driessen, Olivia Driessen, Daniel Driessen, Matheo Cephas, Sarah Driessen, and Alyssa Cephas; his brothers Charles Walter Cephas, Jr., and Leonard Cephas of Baltimore, and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon with a 12 noon service at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge.