September 17, 1918 - May 1, 2020
Mrs. Grace Carter Grantham, age 101 passed away, Friday afternoon May 1, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Grantham was born September 17, 1918 to the late George L. and Cora Smith Carter in the Wilsonville Community of Coffee County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James Crayvon Grantham, a sister Ozelle C. Tanner and a brother Linton Carter. Mrs. Grantham, a beloved part of the Satilla community, was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was a gracious homemaker who loved sharing her faith and her home with family, friends and neighbors. An excellent cook, she enjoyed preparing meals and desserts and sharing food with anyone who stopped by. For many years, her specialty was divinity candy with pecans. Survivors include: 3 Sons: Jimmy Grantham and wife Margaret of Willacoochee, GA George L. “Zip” Grantham of Douglas, GA Van Grantham and wife Teresa of Douglas, GA 1 Sister: Jacqueline C. Thigpen of Waresboro, GA 8 Grandchildren: Cray Grantham, Jason Grantham and Josh Grantham all of Willacoochee, GA Chad Grantham of Leesburg, GA Kory Grantham of Douglas, GA Kayla Jones of St. Johns, FL Chase Grantham and Chan Grantham both of Douglas, GA 10 Great Grandchildren Several Nieces and Nephews, as well as many friends. Many thanks to all her dedicated caregivers, along with all the Bethany Hospice Nurses, that were so loving and kind during the care of Mrs. Grantham. The Graveside Service and Interment will be held Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Satilla Memorial Gardens with Rev. Walt Deloach, a friend and prayer partner, officiating. Eulogies will be presented by Cray Grantham and Anna Grace Grantham. Pall bearers for the service will be her grandsons, Cray Grantham, Jason Grantham, Josh Grantham, Kory Grantham, Chase Grantham and Chan Grantham. The hymn “Until Then” will be presented at the graveside with violin music by Anna Grace Grantham, and the service will close with “I’ll Fly Away” being played by Anna Grace Grantham on violin and Jake Grantham on mandolin. Please note that due to restrictions of attendance and social distancing being placed on funeral homes by the CDC concerning the containment of COVID-19, please observe their guidelines. Ricketson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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