And God will wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow nor crying. Neither shall there be any more pain. For the former things are passed away. –Revelation 21:4
Today, we have assembled in the spirit of love and sincere thankfulness to celebrate the life of Deacon Jimmy Brantley, Sr. Truly, his presence will be missed, but his memories will forever live on in the hearts of each of us. Deacon Jimmy Lee Brantley, Sr., was born on November 14, 1955, to the union James Brantley, Sr., and Rosa Lee Stephens in Brunswick, Georgia. Deacon Jimmy Lee received his formal education at Glynn Academy High School in Brunswick, Georgia. He furthered his education at North Georgia Technical College in Clarksville, Georgia and later became a certified welder.
Deacon Jimmy Lee accepted Christ as his Savior in 1983 at the age of 28 and was united with Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as a faithful deacon.
Jimmy Lee Brantley was united in holy matrimony with Louvenia Mincey on April 23, 1977, in Brunswick, Georgia. Their union was blessed with three children, Jimia L. Brantley (Tenika), Jivenia Brantley, and Jimmy L. Brantley, Jr.
In his leisure, he enjoyed going to church and leading devotional services. He was employed by Jered Industries as a Welding Fitter for 19 years until he retired. Jimmy Lee Brantley, Sr., departed this life on September 8, 2021
He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 38 years, Louvenia Brantley, and brother, Ronnie Stephens.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Sylvia Brantley; children, Jimia L. Brantley (Tenika), Jivenia Brantley, and Jimmy L. Brantley, Jr.; father, James Brantley, Sr. (Patricia); 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Myrtice Marion; brothers, James Brantley, Jr. (Janice), Shawn Brantley (Michelle), Samuel Brantley, Mark Brantley, Frank Brantley, and Jason Brantley; goddaughter, Amber Merrell; and a host of nieces and nephews
Due to the current state of (COVID-19) pandemic and in order to promote social distancing, anyone entering the funeral home for viewing; as well as attending all graveside services must wear a mask. We will also limit the number of persons allowed to enter the funeral home at any given period during the viewing process. We ask that you leave the premise upon exiting the building. The family is most appreciative to each of you for your prayers and considerations during this difficult time in their lives.
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