Rev. Thomas Edgar Kersey, Sr, 77, died Saturday evening (March 21, 2020) at Hospice House Satilla.
He was born and raised in Appling County. He was saved and preached his first sermon at Lumber City Church of God and served for 23 years as associate pastor of Quitman Church of God. He was a retired Church of God minister and long haul truck driver.
He was the son of the late Edgar Kersey and Naomi Reynolds Kersey Rentz. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Aline Bratcher Kersey; his step father, Henry “Man” Rentz; three brothers, Curtis Rentz, Cecil Rentz, and William Reynolds; and a sister, Angie Quinn.
He is survived by his two sons, Thomas E. Kersey, Jr. (fiance Robin Harris) of Waycross, GA and William Daniel Kersey (wife Kelly) of Blackshear; five grandchildren, Ryan Thomas Kersey (wife Paige) and Ashley Danielle Kersey both of Valdosta, GA, Brittany Poole (husband Matthew), Austin Poole, and Haley Tuten all of Blackshear, GA; three great grandchildren, Kate Kersey, Autumn Kersey, and Simone Bailey; two adopted great grandchildren, Renzie Yarbrough and MayMay Burney; three sisters, Montine Burkett, Maxine Williams, and Betty McCloon; and numerous nieces nephews, and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday (March 25, 2020) afternoon at 2:00 PM at Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Wednesday evening from 6-8:00 PM at 6386 Lester Road Blackshear, GA 31516.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Waycross, GA 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Rev. Thomas Edgar Kersey, Sr.
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