August 16, 1935 – March 12, 2023
Ms. Elsie L. Epps was called to her heavenly home on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at her residence. She was born on August 16, 1935, to the late Willie and Martha Epps.
Ms. Epps attended the Petersburg Public School System. She worked for the City of Petersburg Social Services until she retired. After retirement, Elsie worked part-time at Flagship Inn for over 10 years. She enjoyed cooking, puzzles and watching cooking shows on TV.
Elsie was preceded in death by her sister, Delores Epps. She leaves to cherish her memories: her only daughter, Pamela Epps Manning (Alvin); two sons, Alonzo Sabree, and Alfonso Epps; three granddaughters, Juwandar Hill (Robert), Janeeka Epps, and Jasmine Epps; one great grandson, Robert Hill III who was the love of her life; two sisters, Earnestine Chatman, and Vinette Hart both of Petersburg, VA; two brothers, Willie “William Van Alstine” Epps (Ann) and McKenzie Epps (Ruth); dear friends, Ann Avery, Cynthia Boykins, and Karen Gilliam; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 P.M., Saturday, March 25, 2023 in the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Dr. L. René Peterson, eulogist, the Rev. Sylvester Lee, officiating.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911. Watch the funeral services live online on our J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.