Obituary for Mother Deaconess Sophronia “ GiGi” Favors
Mother Deaconess Sophronia “ GiGi” Favors
Mother Deaconess Sophronia “GiGi” S. Favors, 87 transitioned to her Heavenly home December 9, 2021, at UT Medical Hospital. She was one of six children born to Rosie and Willie Sinkfield, March 27, 1934, in Knoxville, TN. She attended Knoxville City School during her youth. After 28 years of employment with Webb School of Knoxville she retired but continued assisting with Foster Grandparent Program until her departure.
Sophronia was a devoted member for 75 years at Mount Moriah F.B.H Church.
She leaves to cherish precious memories, one and only daughter, Kay F. (Stanley) Madden; grandchildren: Ebony Madden, Ashley (Ventonio) Foster; great grandchildren, Amaria, Malia , Zoe, and Sasha; numerous devoted nieces, nephews, and cousins. A host of extended family and relatives too numerous to name.
A special thanks to UT Medical Center and UT Medical Center Chaplain.
Family will receive friends, 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Sunday December 19, 2021 at Greater Mount Moriah 2001 Western Ave, funeral service, 4:30 p.m., Bishop Alfred Williams, Officiating.
Interment, 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 20, 2021 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.