“Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning”
On January 25, 1945, Joseph Grable, Jr. was born to the parents of the late Joseph (Bay) Grable, Sr. and Susie Mae Salad-Grable in the Hancock County, Devereux Community, GA.
Joseph attended the Hancock County Public School. He joined the Powell Grove Baptist Church at an early age. Later he moved his membership to Stanton Grove Baptist and attended as his health would allow.
Joe spent many years in Springfield, Ohio. He decided to return to Sparta to live, during his return he met his companion Lannie Lewis and her children, thus began a family bond of love and devotion. To know Joe was to love him. He was good------ to everyone he met, loved music and dancing and was full of jokes. He will be greatly missed.
His precious memories will be cherished by all who knew him but especially by his soulmate, Lannie Lewis, Sparta, GA, four children Tommie Mitchell----PA, Joseph Mitchell and Barrette Grable, Dalton, OH, Renade Jackson, Springfield, OH, three devoted caring children, Lester, Warren, Sparta, GA, Eugenia Lewis, Grovetown, GA and Bonita(Ricky, Sr.) Barnes, other children, Mike Ward and Craig Ward, OH; four devoted and caring grandchildren, Timothy Brown, Exavius Harris, Grovetown, GA, Seaman Destinee Barnes, Jacksonville, FL, and Ricky Barnes, Jr., Sparta, GA; five devoted sisters, Josephine Grable Lawson Core, Barbara Grable and Betty Smith, Springfield, OH, Rosa (EK) Winkfield and Gladys Cumming, Sparta, GA; four devoted brothers, Jerome(Gladys) Grable, Milledgeville, GA, Jimmie Lee Grable, Willie(Rick) Grable, Sparta, GA, Willie (Margaret) Davis, Akron, OH, sister-in-law, Emma Grable, Newburge, NY, aunt, Mauda Ingram, Sparta, GA, Nieces/Nephews, Leonara Grable, Natasha Grable, Robert Grable, Newburge, NY, Michelle Harden, Shekerria Hill, Sparta, GA, Chandra Blakely, Atlanta, GA, Serena Crawford, Tiffany Grable, Derrious Grable, Sheriel Mapp, Springfield, OH, Rodney Grable, cousins, Viola Warren, Janice Hawkins, Earnestine Dixon, Geraldine Hatcher, Dorothy Grable Wheeler, James Wall, Thelma Warren, neighbors, and friends, Bennie (Louise) Clark, Annie S. Ingram and family, Annie Blakey, Kenneth (Willie Mae) Reaves, Rick (Lillie) Fluellen, Agnes and Kenneth Washington, Lizzie Durden, Curtis Reaves, Jessie Reaves, Tara Worthen, Waynes T. Harris, Elton Parks, Alicia Balkom, Elizabeth Roberson, Dorothy Reaves, Andrew(Pee) Foster, Brenda B. Warren, and many other relatives, cousins and friends.
Visitation: Adrick Ingram, 12271 Broad St. Sparta, GA
Friday March 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Services entrusted to Dawson’s Mortuary – 98 Hopgood Street, Warrenton, GA
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