The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, December 16, 2016 at Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Highway 240, Ellaville, Georgia. Elder Nathan Rolle, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
Eddie Leon Stovall was born on December 27, 1965 in Sumter County, Americus, Georgia to the parentage of the late Elizabeth Peeples Stovall and Eddie Lee Stovall. His parents raised him in Schley County, Ellaville, Georgia. In 1984, he received his High School Diploma from Tri-County High School, Buena Vista, Georgia.
At an early age, he accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church in Schley County. He was a dedicated leader and servant until his death. His service at Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church lead to the position of Association’s Clerk of the Antioch Primitive Baptist Association for many years.
In 2002, Deacon Eddie Stovall married Chiquetta L. Bynum of Warner Robins, Georgia. The Lord blessed them to make their home in Warner Robins, Georgia. They have three children, Sharleza A Ross (step-daughter), Noah L Stovall, and Elisabeth S. Stovall.
Deacon Eddie Stovall was last employed at Kohl’s Warehouse in Macon, Georgia. In 2014, he was diagnosed with of Lou Gehrig’s disease, which resulted in him becoming fully disabled and unable to work.
He leaves a legacy of memories to his beloved wife, Chiquetta L. Stovall and children: Sharleza Ross, Noah Stovall and Elisabeth Stovall, all of Warner Robins, Georgia; brothers, Mario (Andrea) Smith, Ellaville, Georgia and Antwan Smith, Sr., Americus, Georgia; In-laws: Charles (Mary Ann) Bynum, Warner Robins, Georgia; sister-in-law: Shangaleza (Thavian) Godwin, Dallas, Texas; brother-in-law: Kenneth (Lanitra) Bynum, Warner Robins, Georgia; aunts and uncles: William (Lorene) Smith, Ellaville, Georgia, Mary Gladys Peeples and Paul Peeples both of Jersey City, New Jersey; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church