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Jones L. Gantt

August 31, 1935 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 82)

Mr. Jones L. Gantt, 82, of Whitner Street in Anderson, SC, passed away on December 9, 2017 at Linley Park Rehab and Healthcare.  He was born in Anderson, SC to George Gantt and Mary Lou Carter Hill.  He retired from Michelin and  was a member of King David Baptist Church.

He is survived by his four sons, Jimmy Ray (Audrey) Mattress, Raymond Joe (Martha) Mattress, Timothy Latham (Sherry) Gantt, and Darnell Junior (Donna) Gilliard; two sisters, Tiny (Frank) Mattison and Martha Ann Berry; two brothers, Lonnie Hill and James (Lula) Hill; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; in-laws, Ruby Mattress, Viola Mattress, Ernestine Mattress, Reba (Flenzy) Scott, Shirley Estrich, Lucy Mattress, Frank (Mary) Mattress, WIllie C. Mattress, Harrison (Peggy) Mattress, and Charlie Davis; and a host of relatives and dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Margaret Mattress Gantt; parents, George Gantt and Mary L. Hill; daughter, Mary Ruth Gantt; three sisters, Canary Davis, Mary Spear, and Ruth Allen; three brothers, Jack Gantt, Ruben Hill, and Paul Hill; and for brother-in-laws, Clarence Mattress, Samuel Spear, R. L. Berry, and Henry Allen.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at King David Baptist Church.  The interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is at the home of his granddaughter, Aquessa Mattress, 375 Graham Road Anderson, SC 29625.

View service detail tab for directions and public viewing times.  *The funeral program is attached below the tribute video.  Please click on the link to download the program/obituary.*

In Loving Memory Video Tribute of Mr. Jones L. Gantt

Service Program/Obituary for Mr. Jones L. Gantt


 Service Information

Public Viewing
Tuesday
December 12, 2017

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Marcus D. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
1212 South Main Street
Anderson, SC 29624

Public Viewing
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Marcus D. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
1212 South Main Street
Anderson, SC 29624

Body placed in the church
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

12:00 PM
King David Baptist Church
308 Old Green Pond Road
Anderson, SC 29625

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

1:00 PM
King David Baptist Church
308 Old Green Pond Road
Anderson, SC 29625

Interment
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

2:00 PM
King David Baptist Church
308 Old Green Pond Road
Anderson, SC 29625


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