At the funeral of 21-year-old DeEbony Groves, Walt Ehmer recounted what a survivor told him before the April 22 attack. Groves and her friend sang gospel songs, said survivor Ehmer.
"We went and visited with the survivors, and they talked about the people who were in this restaurant before what happened, and especially remembered theirs Daughter ", Ehmer
" And they spoke of your daughter and her friend and said they sang gospel songs, and all sang and enjoyed each other, and she said, 'The last thing I remember was singing Jesus loves me . "
His words met with applause and Hallelujah's.
Ehmer also offered words of support and comfort to friends and family at the funeral.
"You will stand it because I know that this is a very strong, faithful community," he told them.
"I can only tell you that our Waffle House family hurts for you and with you," said Ehmer