Mr. Earnest James Floyd

01/30/1938 - 10/19/2015

Obituary for Mr. Earnest James Floyd

Earnest James Floyd, was born on January 30, 1938 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Will (Addie) Floyd in Newton County, Georgia. He was the nineteenth child of twenty. He grew up and attended Newton County Public schools. At an early age, he joined Livingston Chapel C.M.E. Church in Covington, Georgia. Upon relocating to Atlanta, he gained employment at Associated Groceries, where he worked for many years. He was also employed by Georgia Duck and Cordage Mill until his health failed. His joy in life was making people laugh and keeping a smile on the faces of people. He never met a stranger. In addition, none of us would ever be broke as he owed all of us “quarters” for the many acts of kindness you would do for him. Earnest departed this life on October 19, 2015. His memories will be cherished by his daughter maternal daughter, Dornesha (Darrell) Smith; God-given daughter, LaMeeka (Nicky) Ghee: one granddaughter, Kenya Hardrick; a devoted sister, Mrs. Mary Louise Williams; devoted brother-in-law, Mr. Hardee Usher, Sr.; special friend, Ms. LouNell Ghee; special nephew, Ed Wooten, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Grissom-Clark Funeral Home 227 East Lake Dr. SE, 404-373-3191. www.grissom-clarkfh.com.


Guest Book

My condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of all comfort be with you during your time of bereavement. Scriptures such as Psalm 34:18 and Isaiah 25:8 provides encouragement and comfort.

- R. Sweatman

To the Floyd family, please accept my sympathy. During this difficult time always rely on the God of all comfort ( 2 Corinthians 1:3-4) who comforts us in all our trials. Draw close to him in pray and he will sustain you.( Psalms 55:22)

- C.M.

Dear Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing "there is going to be a resurrection". (Acts 24:15) We will be able to see our loved ones again. And not only that, Isaiah 25:8 says “God will swallow up death forever”! In Gods new Kingdom, we will never have to mourn the loss of our loved ones again. (Rev. 21:4) I hope this brings you peace.

- P. Henderson

Dear Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing "there is going to be a resurrection". (Acts 24:15) We will be able to see our loved ones again. And not only that, Isaiah 25:8 says “God will swallow up death forever”! In Gods new Kingdom, we will never have to mourn the loss of our loved ones again. (Rev. 21:4) I hope this brings you peace.

- P. Henderson

I would like to offer my condolences to the Floyd family and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of distress.(Psalms 46:1)

- P. Watts