2008-09-25 / Obituaries


Ledger "Peanut" Morrissette Sr., 88, of Chance died Sept. 15, 2008 at a Mobile hospital.

He was born Oct. 8, 1919. He was a deacon of Truevine Baptist Church. He was a machinist and a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Essie Mae Morrissette; one son, Ledger Morrissette Jr.; seven daughters, Lula Mae Sewell, Gracie Portis, Martha Johnson, Virgia Holt, Annie Hill, Deborah Dockett, Bessie Williams; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two greatgreat grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by two daughters.

The service was Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Holiness Church in Lower Peach Tree. Burial was in the Mount Sinai Cemetery in Lower Peach Tree. Reese Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were grandsons.

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