MITCHELL, Ga..- Mrs. Essie Reese Griswell, 78, a lifelong resident of Glascock County, entered into rest Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004 at Doctors Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Mitchell United Methodist Church with Rev. W.E. Thompson and Rev. Larry Giles officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Essie was a member of the Mitchell United Methodist Church. She was very active with the Mitchell Springfest. She will be remembered for her selfless devotion to family and friends. Mrs. Essie put other's needs before her own and will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Always cheerful, she never said an unkind word about anyone.
Survivors are her loving husband of 53 years, Mr. Louis Griswell; one brother, Donnie Reese of Thomson; four sisters, Bessie Bone of North Augusta, Ozilla Marsh of Gibson, Lucille Kea of Rockledge and Nan Lee Coley of Lawrenceville and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearer s are Jody Usry, Rodney Wilcher, Branson Marsh, Anthony Griswell, Derrick Usry and Mike Chance.
Memorials may be made to the Concerned Citizens of Glascock County in care of Mrs. Corene Chalker, 3037 Bastonville Road, Gibson, Ga. 30810.
Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, was in charge of arrangements.