Grace Harris Freeman answered the Master’s call on August 3, 2022, at the home of Francis (Jimmie) Clements’ home. She was born on March 30, 1942, in Telfair County, Georgia to Tom and Mary McRae Harris.
She was a life-long resident of Telfair County, where she attended the Telfair County School System. She was a faithful member of the Love Temple House of Prayer by Faith #2. She enjoyed beating the big bass drum and singing Her favorite song, “Truly God Don’t Lie.”
Grace made an eternal impact on many lives. She had a good heart. She truly enjoyed talking to and meeting people. She would talk for hours as if she has known you for a lifetime. She loved bingo and loved to travel. She would often travel alone to different cities to play. She also loved to dance and create natural remedies.
Grace is preceded in death by her parents; two daughters: Dorothy Harris and Niese Harris; five sisters: Vera Mae Harris, Emma Sue Tobler, Dessie Mae Harris, and Baby Ruth Harris; raised as her sister, Annie Ruth Jones; three brothers: Willie Lee Harris, James Harris, Durell Harris; and one grandson, Martes Antijuan Robinson.
She leaves to cherish many precious memories: six daughters, Sophia Patterson (Samuel) of Macon, GA, Francis Clements (Jimmy Lee) of Lumber City, GA, Melsina Robinson of Lumber City, GA, Elvira Moses of Lumber City, GA, Gracie Bacon (Terrance) of Perry, GA, and Connise Robinson of Lumber City, GA; As a daughter, Shonda Diane Mitchell of Milan, GA; her godson, Lanard Walker of McRae, GA; one brother, Edgar Lee Harris of Miami, FL; and two sisters: Tommy Lee Batten of Lumber City, GA and Mildred Hester of Miami, FL, 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Her funeral was held Saturday, August 13, 2022, at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Lumber City, GA. Interment was immediately following at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lumber City, GA.
Services entrusted to King Brothers Funeral Home, Hazlehurst, GA. www.kingbrothersfh.com