The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church, Georgia Highway 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Rev. Norris Harris, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Ulysses was born March 16, 1938 In Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to the late Ernest Cephus and Maxine Mae Tookes. He was educated in the Macon County Public School system and received his Christian training in the local churches.
Ulysses moved to Greensboro, North Carolina around 1961 and later moved to Jacksonville, Florida. In 1972 he moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he remain until his demise. He retired from Country Home Bakery after many years of dedicated services as a foreman in the year of 2000.
He leaves a legacy of love and memories to his beloved children which include: Angela Finch, Greensboro, North Carolina, Mavis Carmon, Greesboro, North Carolina, Evelyn Gibson (Wayne), Greensboro, North Carolina, Annie Watson (Michael), Greensboro, North Carolina, Cheryl Pender (Danny), Greensboro, North Carolina, Beverly James, Greensboro, North Carolina, Bernice Cephus, Greensboro, North Carolina, Ulysses Cephus, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia and Jamarques Cephus, Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Annie Ruth Cephus, Atlanta, Georgia; twenty one grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren; one aunt, Emma Lee Cephus, Montezuma, Georgia; one niece, Keshia Cephus; one great niece and two great, great nieces; and a host of other relatives including two devoted cousins, Leroy Cephus, Sr. and Henry Lenton Tookes.
- Mary Ann Heath(Saturday, December 29 12 09:01 pm EST)
Your family and loved ones are in my thoughts and prayers.
- S.CLEMONS(Friday, December 28 12 06:57 pm EST)
I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.I KNOW THAT YOUR LOVED ONE'S DEATH PAINS YOUR HEART.PLEASE KNOW THAT GOD REMEMBERS THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN ASLEEP IN DEATH AND HE WILL RESURRECT THEM.PLEASE FIND COMFORT IN GOD'S WORD THE BIBLE AT[JOHN 5:28-29;ACTS 24:15 AND PSALM 37:29]