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Carroll Lewis Tennison

October 18, 1934 — January 14, 2024

Leesburg

Carroll Lewis Tennison

Carroll Lewis Tennison, 89, of Leesburg, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2024. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 11:00 am at Sherwood Baptist Church Chapel. Interment will follow on Wednesday at 1:30 pm at Poulan City Cemetery. Rev. John Spencer will officiate. The pain, hurt, and long suffering is gone!

Carroll was born to Clyde and Ethel Tennison on October 18, 1934 in New Summerfield, TX. He started his employment as a grocery bag boy at a Piggly Wiggly Store in Jacksonville, TX.

While in Texas, he went to work for Piggly Wiggly Corporation Corporate offices in Jacksonville, FL and moved up from Special Representative to Regional Vice President. In Texas he called on stores in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma. After moving to Georgia, he called on stores in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, and South Carolina. He was employed with Piggly Wiggly Corporation for thirty years.

Carroll is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Hattie. God gave them a beautiful life together. She traveled with him as he worked and they had a very special marriage. He was an only child. When he married Hattie, he gained two brothers and four sisters and many special nephews and nieces.

He is also survived by two sons and their wives, Carroll, Jr. (Joey) and Mike (Heather), three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

Carroll was a Gideon and a member of Sherwood Baptist Church.

Those desiring may make donations in memory of Carroll Lewis Tennison to Sherwood Baptist Church Meet the Need, 2201 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, GA 31707 or to The Gideons International, ATTN: Camp Treasurers, Camp U 10010-Albany West, PO Box 72341, Albany, GA 31708-2341.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Sherwood Baptist Church.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carroll Lewis Tennison, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Sherwood Baptist Church Atrium

2201 Whispering Pines Rd, Albany, GA 31707

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Sherwood Baptist Church Chapel

2201 Whispering Pines Rd, Albany, GA 31707

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Interment

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

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