Milton J Glisson

Born: Thu., Sep. 29, 1938
Died: Thu., Jun. 22, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 25, 2017
Location: Shepard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jun. 26, 2017
Location: Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church

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Milton J. Glisson, 78, passed away on June 22, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Jimmie Jane (Mattox) Glisson; 2 daughters Tracey (Garrett) Johnson and Michelle (Chris) Strickland; six grandchildren Mallory (Patrick) Armistead, Ethan Ganey, McKenzie Johnson, Gage Griffin, Sydnee Johnson, and Cooper Strickland; one great grandson Mattox Armistead; a brother David (Henri) Glisson; a son-in-law:  Lester Griffin and his best friends:  Michael and Delores Holder as well as many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter Suzy Griffin and brother Bob (June) Glisson.
Milton was born in Lecanto, FL September 29, 1938 to the late Warnell and Pernie Glisson.  He and his brothers operated a Glisson Brothers Construction.  Milton retired from Kings Bay Submarine Base where he worked as a crane operator. After retiring Milton and Jimmie spent their summers in North Carolina. He drove a rafting bus where he enjoyed meeting new people from all walks of life. He loved spending time with his grandkids and his dogs.
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 25 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 6-8 PM.  Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26 at 11:00 AM at Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Parnell Aldridge, Rev. Gene McCullough and Rev. Stephen Jackson officiating.  Burial will follow in Sardis Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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Sonja Wainwright Hinkle
   Posted Sat June 24, 2017
I was so sorry to hear of Milton's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with family.

Williams Family
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Condolences to the Glisson family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.

Dobie & Diane Conner
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Sending our love, affectionately, to our dear friends, little did we know, this soon, Y'all would be facing this awful storm, the only way to sustain and endure is wth Christ our Lord, may He supply your every need, sending Y'all strength, peace, grace, and love!

Marion and Bonnie Davis
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Dear Jimmie Jane and family,
Marion and I extend our sincere sympathy to you and your family during this time of sorrow; we are deeply saddened for your loss. Mr. Milton was always smiling and happy! May God bless and keep you in His everlasting love and care. Love in Christ, Marion and Bonnie Davis

Cheri Mcgranahan
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
So so sorry to hear of Milton passing. Hugs and prayers for all.

Yvonne Conner
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers to friends and family

Robert Phillips
   Posted Sun June 25, 2017
Penny and I offer our condolences to the family! "Uncle Milty" and I enjoyed many years of joking with each other and I have always appreciated his friendship! He will be missed!

Linda Hannaford
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
So sorry for your loss at this difficult time. I have you and family in my prayers and will continue to lift you up.

Cory, Kristie, Chaz Jarrard
   Posted Mon June 26, 2017
We are so saddened to hear of Milton's passing! He was a great man and always made us feel welcome. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of y'all! Love!

ROGER Heaton
   Posted Thu June 29, 2017
Milton will be missed by many of us, so sorry for the lost of a truly good man that I had thee pleasure of enjoying many good times with. God bless each and everyone in your time of sorrow72

roger heaton
   Posted Sat July 01, 2017
Prayers to you and your in your time of sorrow, pop-pop will be missed by many. he and I had some pleasurable times together. may God bless each and everyone of your family

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