|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 2004|
MRS. EVELYN EPPS Beloved wife of the late, Leonidas S. Epps, Jr. entered into eternal rest on April 10, 2004. She was the daughter of Edward T. Mitchell and Beatrice Mitchell. Mrs. Epps was the devoted mother of Leondria K. Epps and Leonidas S. Epps, III (Sonny).
The Zeta Phi Beta Omega Service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at Sellers Brothers Funeral Home, 889 M.L. King Jr. Dr., NW. The Wake Service will begin at 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 15, 2004. The Wake will also be held at Sellers Brothers. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 16, 2004 at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 551 Harwell Road, NW, Atlanta, GA.
Mrs. Epps, 82, of Atlanta died Saturday of a heart attack at Southwest Hospital. The funeral Mass is 11 a.m. today in St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church. Sellers Bros. is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Epps taught for 17 years at John Hope Elementary School and another 17 years at Walter White Elementary School, retiring in 1984.
Mrs. Epps wrote the Panthers' Creed, the inspirational message that CAU athletes chant before games, her daughter said. She was inducted into the Clark Atlanta University Sports Hall of Fame in October 2003
Complete obituary published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from April 11 to April 15, 2004
Leonidas Sondric Epps (1918 - 1997)
Leonidas Sondric Epps (1946 - 2013)*
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Record added: Jan 20, 2013
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