November 20, 1937 - December 22, 2015
Rev. William Edgar Musgrove, Sr., age 78, of Axson, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 22, 2015, at the Coffee Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was born November 20, 1937 to the late John David Musgrove and the late Lavena Tanner Musgrove. Rev. Musgrove, a native of Coffee County, was a Pentecostal Minister. He had been pastor of the Fales Pentecostal Church for the past 42 years. He was a prominent farmer & farm machinery mechanic of the Fales Community. He also raised and cared for many animals, including Mules. He had previously worked with Massey-Ferguson Farm Tractors. He was preceded in death by a Brother, Rev. Earl Musgrove, and a Sister, Eva Nell Morgan. Rev. Musgrove was a member of the Fales Pentecostal Church. Survivors include: His wife of 61 Years: Eva Dell Morgan Musgrove of Axson, GA; 1 son: William Edgar (Cheryl) Musgrove, Jr. of Nicholls, GA; 1 Daughter: Peggy Dale (Keith) Griffin of Ocilla, GA; 3 Brothers: Harvey (Sadie) Musgrove of Millwood, GA; Raymond (Bonnie) Musgrove of Axson, GA ; and Rev. Chester (Myra) Musgrove of Homeland, GA; 1 Sister: Mary Lou Prevatt of Waresboro, GA; 1 Brother-In-Law: George C. Morgan of Douglas, GA; 1 Sister-In-Law: Geraldine Musgrove of Alma, GA; 4 Grandchildren: Kelly (Ricky) Barrett of Axson, GA ; Jason Bennett and Becky (Jaime) Coker both of Nicholls, GA, and Kayla (Jason) Vickers of Ambrose, GA; 7 Great Grandchildren: Savannah and Emily Boykin, Hunter and Morgan Bennett, Addyson Vickers, Sarah and Grace Barrett; Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 2:00 P. M. at the Fales Pentecostal Church in Axson, with Bishop Lamar Parks, Rev. Floyd Musgrove and Rev. Allen Peacock officiating. Interment followed in the Stokesville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers were: Casey Davis, Jason Bennett, Ron Hamilton, Jamie Coker, Ricky Bennett, Shawn Boykin, Hugh Beasley, and Hunter Bennett. Honorary Pallbearers were: Jess Tanner, Phillip Murray, Curtis Wright, Bill Sweat, Heyward Cribbs, and Granddaughters carrying Flowers. Special Musical Selections, “Stairway To Heaven”, presented by the Sweetwater Creek Boys, “Home Has Never Looked So Good To Me”, and “Go Rest High On That Mountain”, both were rendered by CD Music. “Pre-Lude” and “Post-Lude” soft hymns were presented by Bonnie Musgrove, at the Piano. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
Rev. William Edgar Musgrove, Sr., age 78, of Axson, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 22, 2015, at the Coffee Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was born November 20, 1937 to the late John David Musgrove and the... View Obituary & Service Information
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