Mrs. Marjorie L. Gravitt, age 92 of Calhoun passed away, Thursday, June 14, 2018 after several years of declining health.
Mrs. Gravitt was born in Gordon County on October 21, 1925. She was the daughter Carl and Nell Hunt Langston. She was a graduate of Sonoraville High School and attended Coosa Valley Tech. Mrs. Gravitt was a member of the Calhoun First Baptist Church and for a number of years, the Ruth Sunday School Class. She had been an employee of Fafnir Bearing and retired in 1998. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Gravitt, two sons, William Gravitt and an infant son, Bruce Gravitt; two sisters, Lillian L. Williams and Inez L., Reeves, and a granddaughter, Selena Gravitt.
Mrs. Gravitt is survived by a granddaughter, Candace Cornett and her husband James; two great granddaughters, Presley Cornett and Nikki Ratcliff and her husband Landon; nieces, Charlotte Cochran of Calhoun and Gwen Olliff and her husband Foy of Statesboro. Also surviving are great nieces and nephews,
Howell Cochran and his wife Kathy of Kennesaw, Russell Cochran, Melissa Tomlinson, Pam Edwards and her husband Al, Laura Ruth and her husband, Chuck all of Calhoun; nephews, Bill Olliff and his wife Becky, Bob Olliff and his wife Tammy of Statesboro; niece, Lynn Young of Thomson; great nieces and nephews, Wesley Olliff and his wife Jessica of Savannah, Jennifer Waters and her husband John of Statesboro, Morgan and Erin Olliff of Statesboro, Emily and Will Waters of Statesboro and Archer and Jennings Olliff of Savannah;
Great, great, nieces and nephews, Leann Bone and her husband, Josh, Brandon Tomlinson and his wife Susanna, Laura Long and her husband, Josh, Carrie Moyer and her husband Glenn, Emily Edwards, John Cochran, Dean Ruth, and Zachary Ruth; great, great, great nephews and a niece, Asa Bone, Braydon Tomlinson, and Bryn Bone.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home on Saturday, June 16, 2018 with the family receiving friends from 1:00 until 3:00 PM with the service at 3:00 PM. Dr. Bert Vaughn will officiate with Donnie Nesbitt arranging music. Interment will be in Fain Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Landon Ratcliffe, Russell Cochran, Howell Cochran, Bob Reeve, Michael Hunt, and Jimmy Underwood.
Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Mrs. Marjorie L. Gravitt of Calhoun.