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Essie Mae Morrison

Obituary Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Essie Mae Johnson Morrison was born on April 7 1938 to the late Pearlie Mae Sutton and Carey Toland. She departed this life on Wednesday October 26 2016 following a brief illness. She joined the St. Paul United Methodist Church at a young age. She was an active participant in various auxiliaries in the church. She was preceded in death by the late Clifford Ernest Morrison, her husband of over 20 years, and one beloved son Jerriese Daniel Johnson Kidd. Essie leaves to mourn five children: Victor Lamar Johnson, Anthony Dean Johnson, and Janet Loretta (Andre) Williams, Clifton Terress (Keisha) Morrison of Gainesville, and Toya Morrison of Stone Mountain, Ga. Essie was also preceded in death by one brother, Carey Toland Jr. She is survived by two brothers and four sisters: Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Hinton of Pioneer, CA, Harnette Raye Toland of Atlanta, GA, Aleria (Arzell) Lester of Atlanta, GA, Jennie Chivers, Margie Rome, and Euratha Toland of Atlanta, GA; Eleven (11) grandchildren: Portia Lyles (Tyler) Clark, Brian Hollis, Michael Johnson, Kavin Dwann (Missy) Sutton, Alex Dean Johnson, Josh Maney, Adrian Lewis Singleton, Quenisha S. Morrison, Whitney N. Randolph, Shakel T. Morrison, and Jalen E. Morrison; Seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She also leaves to cherish in her memories two great lifelong friends: Betty Jo Morrison and Elizabeth Westbrooks. one favorite great granddaughter Jasmine Hudson of Gainesville, GA, and a host of other family and friends.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM.  Visitation will be held on Friday at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.

Funeral Date
11/05/2016 at 1:00PM
Funeral Home
Wimberly Funeral Home
(770) 536-3251
325 Summit St SE , Gainesville 30501