March 17, 2009
J.C. Grisson, 57, died March 11, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Hill MB Church in Columbus with Pastor Bobby L. Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from noon-6 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus. Mr. Grisson was born June 27, 1951, in Lowndes County to the late Mary Hill Coleman. He was formerly employed with Coca-Cola Bottling, Allied Manufacturing and Sanderson Plumbing. He was a member of Zion Hill MB Church. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Hill; and brother, Archie Coleman. He is survived by his sisters, Cora Deal and Renia Stevenson, both of Columbus, and Shirley Terry of West Point; brothers, John Hill of Detroit, James Hill of St. Louis, and Eddie and Darius Coleman, both of Columbus. Pallbearers will be Earnat and Theodus Porter, Eric Thomas, Cleo Sanders, Jerry Gray and Bernard Phinizee.