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Deacon Garnsy Grissom, Sr

May 28, 1928 ~ May 6, 2019 (age 90)

Obituary

Deacon Garnsy Grissom, Sr., age 90 of Mesena, Georgia entered into rest on Tuesday, May 6, 2019 at his residence. The Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1 pm at the Lithonia Baptist Church, Rev. Lyndon Heath, pastor. The body will lie in state at the church on Saturday beginning at 12 noon until the hour of service.  The interment and the repast will follow at the church. Viewing will begin at the funeral home on Friday from 12 noon to 7 pm.  He is survived by his loving & devoted wife, Carrie Bell Grissom of Mesena, Georgia; children, Willis Grissom of Atlanta, Georgia, Katie Rivers of Thomson, Georgia, Mary (Marvin) Floyd of Ft. Myers, Forida, Diane (Louise) Carter, Teresa Grissom, Lisa (Donald) Daniels all of Hephzibah, Georgia and Garnsy Grissom, Jr of Mesena, Georgia; an adopted daughter, Lee (Jerry) Cannon of Hephzibah, Georgia; as a daughter in law, Jeannette Williams of Augusta, Georgia; one sister, Eva Green of Mesena, Georgia; three sisters-in-law, Verna Mae Embry of Thomson, Georgia, Evelyn Grissom of Atlanta, Georgia and Annie Kate Allen of Columbus Ohio; twenty-four grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral procession will leave the residence at 12:15 pm on Saturday.

 D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home is honored to serve the Grissom Family.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 10, 2019

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
D. T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home
810 Martin Luther King Jr Street
Thomson, GA 30824

Body in State on Day of Service
Saturday
May 11, 2019

12:00 PM
Lithonia Baptist Church
910 Norwood -Camak Road
Camak, GA 30807

Celebration of Life
Saturday
May 11, 2019

1:00 PM
Lithonia Baptist Church
910 Norwood -Camak Road
Camak, GA 30807

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 11, 2019

Future Progress Society Cemetery
910 Norwood-Camak Road
Camak, GA 30807

Repast
Saturday
May 11, 2019

Lithonia Baptist Church
910 Norwood -Camak Road
Camak, GA 30807

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