Tony M. Glisson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Tony M. Glisson, 56, of North Augusta, entered into rest Tuesday, September 20th, 2011, with his family at his side. Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, he was a son of the late Robert Marion Glisson and Rilla Mae Ryals Jackson, (Franklin D.) Bath. Tony was raised from a very young age by his step-father, who was more like his father, Franklin D. Jackson. He was a graduate of L.B.C. High School and was a member of Bath First Baptist Church. After he graduated from high school, he began his career with SRS and retired in June of this year with thirty four years of service. Tony enjoyed Bar B Queing, throwing darts and was an avid Star Trek fan. In addition to his parents, family members include a daughter, Kasey Glisson, North Augusta; sister, Wanda Jackson, Bath; special aunt and uncle Van and Carlus Kight, Clearwater; uncle, Tommy Ryals, Deridder, LA; several other aunts and uncles; niece, Stephanie Aubuchon, Bath; nephew, Brandon Padilla, Bath; grandmother, Annie Redd, Clearwater and grandparents, the late Joseph and Daisy Ryals and the late George and Irma Jackson. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, September 24th, 2011, at 2 o'clock at Bath First Baptist Church, with Pastor Herb Sons, Pastor Wade Everett and Pastor Denny Haston officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville. Pallbearers will be Sammy Turner, Joe Underwood, Mat Ballard, Dave Wapshott and Phil McGee. The family is at the home of Rilla Mae and Franklin D. Jackson. Please visit www.HatcherFuner to leave a message for the family and share memories of Tony. The family will greet friends Friday, September 23rd, 2011 from 5 until 8 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home(s)and(s)Cremation Service, US Hwy # 1,Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-September 22, 2011