Gertrude Bryant Crosby Obituary

Gertrude Bryant Crosby

Mrs. Gertrude Bryant Crosby, 84, died Wednesday morning (September 9, 2020) at Memorial Satilla Health after a short illness. She was a native of Appling County, but she lived most of her life in Waycross. Gertrude graduated from Appling County High School and Berry College in Rome, GA. She was employed as a teacher for 38 years having served at Pierce County and Charlton County School Systems. Mrs. Crosby was also previously employed by Walmart in Waycross for 22 ½ years. She was a member of Jamestown Baptist Church, Red Hat Society, National Educators Association, National Retired Educators Association and president of the Georgia Association of Educators for 3 years. Mrs. Crosby donated to St. Jude’s Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network. She loved her precious dogs, and she was a devoted Christian who loved her Lord and Savior. Mrs. Crosby was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Bryant and Lula Studivent Bryant; her husband, Thomas Sylvester Crosby; grandson, Jordie Clifton; and sister, Dean Oliver. Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda Crosby Clifton (late husband Dale) of Waycross; two sons, Thomas Lynn Crosby and James Timothy Crosby both of Waycross; two granddaughters, Paige Crosby Wildes (Lane) of Hoboken, and Sarah Elizabeth Clifton of the U.S. Navy; three sister-in-laws, Martha Blackman of Jacksonville, FL, Linda Crosby of Scottsboro, VA, and Vickie Crosby of Darien, GA; one cousin, George Smith of St. Mary’s, GA; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (September 12, 2020) at Jamestown Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at Music Funeral Home. The AIC unit employees of Memorial Satilla Health are asked to meet 10:40 a.m. Saturday at the church to serve as honorary pallbearers. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online guestbook, or viewing the video tribute and funeral service recording at www.musicfuneralhome.com. Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
August 28, 1936 - September 9, 202008/28/193609/09/2020
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Mrs. Gertrude Bryant Crosby, 84, died Wednesday morning (September 9, 2020) at Memorial Satilla Health after a short illness.She was a native of Appling County, but she lived most of her life in Waycross. Gertrude graduated from Appling County High School and Berry College in Rome, GA. She was employed as a teacher for 38 years having served at Pierce County and Charlton County School Systems. Mrs. Crosby was also previously employed by Walmart in Waycross for 22 ½ years. She was a memb...

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Sep
11
Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau Street
Waycross, GA 31501
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12
Service
Saturday, September 12 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Jamestown Baptist Church
3800 A B C Ave.
Waycross, GA 31503
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Final Resting Place
Oakland Cemetery
2410 Alice St.
Waycross, GA 31501
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