UPDATED WITH FULL OBIT Funeral Arrangements For Chris EfurdRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Aug 23 2012 11:22 AM
ASHFORD: Funeral arrangements for Chris Efurd of the Cowarts - Avon - Ashford community are made. The full obituary notice will be published after lunch.
The funeral is set for 2 PM on Sunday at Watermark Church in Ashford. Visitation will be from 5 PM too 7 PM on Saturday at Watermark Church in Ashford. Sunset Funeral Home, Robert Byrd, is in charge of the funeral.
Chris Efurd and his brother Bobby owned and operated Efurd's Grocery in the Cowarts - Avon community. Chris died last evening in a set of tragic events.
Prayers are with the family. The full obituary will be published after lunch.
Sunset Memorial Park
Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC
1700 Barrington Rd. Midland City, AL
Robert and Toni Byrd
Chris Allan Efurd, 52, of Webb passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 near his home.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Watermark Church in Ashford with Rev. Todd Thorpe officiating. Burial will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery with Robert Byrd directing. The family will receive friends from 5-7 Saturday at Watermark Church.
Chris was born September 27, 1959 in Houston County and has resided in the Ashford area all of his life. He was a 1977 graduate of Ashford Academy. He worked at the family store all of his life and was an avid body builder winning the title of Mr. Dothan and Mr. Alabama. Chris was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting. He was a Mason at the Ashford Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite. Chris was a member of Watermark Church where he served as a deacon. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas Ray Efurd and his brother-in-law Eddie Vickers.
Survivors include his wife Tammy Efurd of Webb; his sons, Caleb Efurd of Webb and Michael Efurd of Webb; his mother Louise Efurd of Ashford; a brother, Bobby (Jane) Efurd of Webb; a sister, Sandra Vickers of Ashford; nephews and nieces, John Solomon V, Ivey Katz, Jace Vickers, Kelsey Vickers, Jarrett Vickers, Jonathan Johnson, Jamison Johnson, Kristen Hyde, David Henderson, Nathan Johnson, Brian Johnson, and Nikki Cochran; several other family members and friends also survive.
Serving as pallbearers will be Steve Irwin, Mark Fellows, Todd Smith, Wayne Folkes, William "Houdi" Odom, Mark Kelley, Heath Macko, and Larry Tedder.
Robert Byrd of Sunset Funeral Home, (334) 983-6604, is in charge of arrangements. Please call us or visit www.SunsetMemorialPark.com for more information.