Funeral services for Jamison Franklin Glisson, 87 of Swainsboro, were held Friday, October 8, 2021 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Jamie Archer and Reverend Rusty Moore officiating. Interment followed at Blundale Baptist Church Cemetery. There was an open visitation Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away peacefully at his home in Swainsboro on October 6, 2021 surrounded by his family.
Mr. Jamison Franklin Glisson was born October 24, 1933 to the late Willis Glisson and Lillian Miller. His childhood was spent near Adrian, where he attended school and helped with the family farm. He worked hard all his life and spent most of his work building ponds and clearing land in Emanuel and surrounding counties. Mr. Glisson loved spending time outdoors, whether it was gardening, fishing, playing with grandkids, or just riding the lawnmower. His greatest joy in life was loving his family. He loved with all his heart. He was married to his sweetheart for 65 years and together, they raised their two girls. He loved being “Papa” and spoiling his grandkids. His family has been blessed beyond measure and will cherish precious memories. He was a member of Blundale Baptist Church and was ordained as deacon in 1996. He served as an active deacon for many years after that. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter; sisters, Loree Brantley and Shirley Ely; brothers, Tommy Glisson, Evans Glisson, and Glen Glisson; and a son-in-law, Jerry Faircloth.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Peebles Glisson; daughters, Deborah Faircloth of Dublin and Donna Bellamy (Tony) of Swainsboro; grandchildren, Daniel Faircloth (Dana) of Guyton, Shane Faircloth (Jamie) of Dublin, Jamye Clark (Spencer) of Swainsboro, and Ashton Bellamy of Swainsboro; great-grandchildren, Haley Faircloth, Layla Clark, Jackson Clark, Macy Bailey, and Sebastian Shiver; sisters, Wonnie Hutto (Duncan) of Neeses, South Carolina and Toni Mooney of Port Leyden, New York; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were Riner Wiggins, Corbin Wiggins, Greg Barwick, Bruce Kirby, Dustin Brantley, and Morris Brantley.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.