Ms. Verneal Hall Grantham, 74

October 17, 1944 - May 5, 2019

Ms. Verneal Hall Grantham, age 74, of Broxton, GA, passed away early Sunday morning, May 5, 2019, at Coffee Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.  Ms. Grantham was born October 17, 1944, to the late Elmon Hall and the late Wilma Lucille Wright Hall.  Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Marie B. Courson; two brothers, Bobby L. Batten and Joe Ben Batten,; one brother-in-law, Ralph Courson; and one sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Batten.

Ms. Grantham, a native of Douglas, was a homemaker and a member of Broxton Church of God, where she was the pianist for many years.

Survivors include: two children, Kevin Grantham and wife Donna of Broxton, GA, and Pam Melton and husband Johnny of Blackshear, GA; five grandchildren, Dustin Williams and wife Kellyn of Broxton, GA, Casey Norris of Blackshear, GA, Kelly Grantham and fiancée’ Colby Herrin of Douglas, GA, Jennifer Jowers and husband Justin of Denton, GA, and Tiffany McKinnon and husband Brian of Douglas, GA; seven great-grandchildren, Braylen Williams and Zayden Williams both of Broxton, GA, Jowers and Jimma Jowers, both of Denton, GA, Joseph Norris of Blackshear, GA, and Tanner McKinnon and Tucker McKinnon, both of Douglas, GA; two brothers, James “Punkin” Hall and wife Candie of Douglas, GA, and Ronnie Hall of Pearson, GA; two sisters, LaRue Wright and husband Johnny of Douglas, GA, and Debra Hall of Pearson, ; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

The funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Broxton Church of God, with Rev. Joey Copeland and Bro. Marlon Smith officiating.   The interment followed in Tanner Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Shane Hall, Zachery Hall, Steve Hall, Jordan Peavy, Scott Harkleroad, and Keith Wright.

Special musical selections included “I’ve Never Been This Homesick Before” presented by CD of Verneal Grantham, Clyde Harper, and Denise Craft and “Whisper Sweet Peace To Me” presented by soloist Ted Burke with CD music.  At the grave, “Vacation” was presented a cappella by soloist Bro. Marlon Smith.  Prelude and

postlude soft hymns were rendered by CD music.

Condolences may be left for the family at

Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The Douglas Enterprise

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Douglas, Georgia 31534

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