Mr. Jamison Franklin Glisson, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Swainsboro on October 6, 2021, surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held on Friday, October 8, 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 on Thursday, October 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers included Riner Wiggins, Corbin Wiggins, Greg Barwick, Bruce Kirby, Dustin Brantley, and Morris Brantley.
Mr. Glisson was born on 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. Mr. Glisson worked hard all his life and spent most of his work building ponds and clearing land in Emanuel and surrounding counties. He loved spending time outdoors, whether it was gardening, fishing, playing with grandkids, or just riding the lawnmower. Mr. Glisson’s greatest joy in life was loving his family. He loved with all his heart. Mr. Glisson was married to his sweetheart for 65 years, and together they raised their two girls. He loved being “Papa” and spoiling his grandkids. Mr. Glisson’s family has been blessed beyond measure and will cherish precious memories. He was a member of Blundale Baptist Church and ordained as Deacon in 1996, and served as an active deacon for many years. Mr. Glisson is preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; sisters, Loree Brantley and Shirley Ely; brothers, Tommy Glisson, Evans Glisson, and Glen Glisson; and 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, SC and Toni Mooney of Port Leyden, NY; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.