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James Albert Ransom, Sr.

April 4, 1944 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

James Ransom, Sr. Obituary

Mr. James Albert Ransom, Sr., age 79, of Covington passed away Saturday, January 6, 2024.  He was born April 4, 1944 in Greenville, Mississippi to the late Henry and Blanche Ransom.  Mr. Ransom grew up in Greenville and moved to Detroit, Michigan at 20 years old where he spent the next 55 years.  At age 75, Mr. Ransom moved back to Atlanta to be with his daughter and son until his last days.  He enjoyed fishing, playing the lottery, and was a great sports fan who rooted for the Boston Celtics, the Denver Broncos, the LA Dodgers, and the Michigan Wolverines.  Along with his parents, Mr. Ransom was preceded in death by his wife Mae Ella Ransom.

He is survived by his son James Albert Ransom, Jr.; his daughter Mary Ransom; his grandchildren Juaquita Martin, Shaniqua Nicole Ransom, James Albert Ransom, III, Javontai Terrell Ransom. Jaelyn Andrew Jones, and Jazmon B. Ransom; his great grandchildren Klaay Drame, Camila Ransom, Jai’don Johnson, and Ryder Ransom; his sister Ethel Knight; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and many close friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Ransom will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday, January 27, 2024 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Minister Kevin Clark officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM prior to the service on Saturday.  Repass will begin at 6:00 PM at ASE Grand Events, 2602 GA Hwy 212, Covington, GA 30016.

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Services

Receiving of Friends
Saturday
January 27, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home
2157 East Street, SE
Covington, Georgia 30014

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 27, 2024

3:00 PM
Chapel of J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home
2157 East Street, SE
Covington, GA 30014

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