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Zora Mooradian Engquist

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Zora Mooradian Engquist's Obituary

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    • From: Dothan, Alabama
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        1700 Barrington Road
        Midland City, AL 36350
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      • Sunset Memorial Park

      • 1700 Barrington Road
        Midland City, AL 36350

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Zora Mooradian Engquist, 92, a resident of Dothan passed away at her residence on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, which also happens to be her 71st wedding anniversary.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Stephen Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park with Robert Byrd directing. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Baptist Church, 1812 Honeysuckle Road, Dothan, AL 36305.

Mrs. Engquist was born June 22, 1925 in Worcester, MA to Sukias and Helen Mooradian. Shortly after her birth the family moved to Detroit, MI. She and her late husband Ralph, relocated to Dothan in 1981. Zora was a devout Christian who loved children and taught junior church for nearly 70 years. She was also a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was proud of her Armenian Heritage and told others of how her parents were the only ones from their families to survive the Armenian Genocide perpetuated by the Ottoman Turks in the early 20th Century. She was particularly proud that these family members would not renounce their Christian faith. Mrs. Engquist was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ralph, a sister and two brothers.

Survivors include her two sons, a daughter, a brother, Paul, six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Kindred Hospice, especially nurse Karen Carroll and aide Glenda Coleman, for their loving care and support.

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Emery & Margie Esse

"Precious in the sight of the Lord Is the death of His saints" PSALM 116:15

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. 28 And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand" ( JOHN 10:27-29 ). We know Zora Mooradain Engquist is IN The Grip of her Lord andSavior Jesus Christ!! Hallelujah! What A Savior!

IN HIS GRIP!
Emery & Margie Esse
JOHN 14:1-6!

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Donald Lupro

My beautiful Ya Ya one of the most devout people I have ever known. She loved the Lord with all her heart and soul teaching so many to also love the Lord. She was most humble but lived her love of Jesus every day of her life. Your love and devotion will carry us until we are all together again with you and your beloved Ralph.
Thanks for all that you did for me in this life.
I will be looking for you when I am called so don't change your hair color so I can find you.

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Ashley Joiner

Mrs. Engquist was so kind to the children at our church. We could always tell she truly loved us and loved God. We saw her faith through years of faithful service and simple acts of love. We will miss her, but rejoice to know that she is happier than ever.

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Beckie Belanger

My sweet sweet Granny, I will miss you.
I thank the Lord that he gave me you and Papa.
It was your love for Jesus, your faithfulness in daily reading your Bible, your prayer life, your witness and consist walk with Him that I always admired. God heard your prayers Granny!! My children look up to you they know it's because of the prayers you and Papa prayed faithfully that we have chased after Jesus.
I read your favorite verse often, 1 John 2:15-17 and Papa's verse 2 Timothy 1:12. You my Granny have been a beautiful role model on how to love and serve Jesus. Until we meet again. I ❤️ U

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Malvin Glover

So sorry for your loss. I found comfort at John 5:28,29 and I hope it brings comfort to your family.

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