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Deacon Morris Lee Grissom, Sr.

THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral service for Deacon Morris Lee Grissom, Sr., 88, of Thomson, was held on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Lithonia Baptist Church, Camak, with Rev. Kenneth Elder, eulogist, and Rev. Milton Neal, Presiding. Interment in the church cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Arrie Wilder Grissom, Thomson; sons, Morris Grissom, Jr., Leon (Linda) Grissom, Detroit, MI, James "Bill" (Lillie Bell) Grissom, Sr., Dearing, Raymond Grissom, Thomson, and a nephew reared as a son, Jessie James (Bernice) Grissom, Augusta; daughters, Joe Evelyn Flournoy, Mary Francis Cartledge, and Lonnie (Larry) Williams, all of Thomson, Blondie Forrest, Augusta, and a granddaughter reared as a daughter, Gloria (George) Boyd, Dearing; 1 brother, Garnsey (Carrie) Grissom, Mesena; 1 sister, Eva Greene, Mesena; sisters-in-law, Susie Kate, Camak, Evelyn Grissom, Atlanta, Sarah (Charles) Johnson, and Susie Bell Sanbury, all of Augusta; 32 grandchildren; 70 greatgrandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; a dear friend of the family, Robbie Norris, Thomson; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and sorrowing friends. Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

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