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Ephriam Ozell Stewart

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Ephriam Ozell Stewart

Memphis, TN

Mr. Ephriam Ozell "Babydoll" Stewart, 92, passed away June 28, 2017 at Methodist Hospital Germantown. Ozell was born June 6, 1925 in Grand Junction, TN to the late Ephriam and Cora Lambert Stewart. He graduated from Allen White Industrial High School for Negroes in Bolivar, TN. Ozell's marriage was to Savannah Rivers Stewart. He loved gardening, fishing, working in his yard, and spending time with family and friends.

Ozell leaves to mourn his passing six sons: Cornelius, Fred (Verleane), Henry, Mitchell (Brenda), Ronnie, Anthony (Debra), five daughters: Carolyn, Mattie, Alice (Leslie), Sandra, Elizabeth (Alvin), and two sisters: Bobbie (Nick) Walton, Thelma (Walter) Hill. Also left to cherish his legacy are 50 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife (Savannah Rivers Stewart), his parents, three brothers, four sisters, two sons (Charles, William), five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Friday, July 7 at N.J. Ford and Sons Funeral Home, 12 S. Parkway West. Funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, July 8 at Christ Missionary Baptist Church, 480 S. Parkway East. Burial will follow the funeral in Memorial Park Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave.
Published in The Commercial Appeal from June 29 to July 6, 2017
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