Originally created 03/10/01

Mrs. Essie Brantley



LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Essie M. Brantley, 483 Forrest Dr., died Sunday, March 4, 2001. Funeral will be held Saturday, march 10, at 2:30 p.m. Gordon Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery with Rev. Allen Webb officiating. Mrs. Brantley was a native of Jefferson County, a member of Gordon Grove Baptist Church, a missionary and Fair and Honest Society. Survivors include her husband, Homer Brantley of Louisville; 11 children, Wiggins Gibbons, Brunswick, George Brantley, Jacksonville, Eloise Bengham, Detroit, Jennie Brantley, Roger Brantley, Martha Brantley and Joe B. Brantley of Louisville, Jessie Sheard, Barbara Leacock, Betty Gibbons and Billy Brantley of N.Y.; 34 grands and 24 great-grands. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons. Family may be contacted at the residence or at Davis Funeral Home, 478-625-7298. The Augusta Chronicle-March 10, 2001