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Etta Ernestine Connelly Glisson, 85, beloved mother and the widow of Lewis Elton “Boot” Glisson, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, September 23, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Glisson was born the fifth sibling of six children born to Louis Vincent Connelly and Etta Swails Connelly on August 29, 1932 in Andrews.  She began her spiritual journey as a child in the Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church which was co-founded by her mother.  On those sacred grounds she grew in favor with both God and man for the next 85 years.  There “Ms Ernestine” faithfully served over the years in many capacities including: Sunday School Teacher; member of the Church Board; Secretary and Treasurer for over 50 plus years; choir member and music leader; and as a member and board member of the Women’s Ministry.  She was a support and encouragement to all Pastor families of Holy Trinity.  Her home had an open door to all giving love, guidance, hospitality, and a helping hand.  Her motherly and Godly handprint is on many lives and hearts.   She lived her life by faith in the word of Psalms 16: 5-6, “O LORD, You are the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You maintain my lot. The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Yes, I have a good inheritance.”
Ernestine and Boot were married on January 11, 1952 and celebrated 43 years together.    Their home was blessed with:  two children, Ricky Glisson and Lisa G. (Dinky) Johnson; four grandchildren, Delbert Linwood “Del” Johnson; Sherry J. Cannon, William “Will” Gregg (Malena) Johnson and Candace (Rick) Simmons; and six great grandchildren, Jaelyn, Raegan, Jase, Colby, Jayden and Isaiah.   She also leaves behind: two brothers, David E. (Linda) Connelly and Lawton L. Connelly.
She was predeceased by:  her parents; her husband; a grandson, Del; and two brothers, Jack (Peggy) Swails and Gary Connelly;
A Home Going Celebration will be 6PM, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church. Officiating will be Rev. Donald Duncan, Rev. Ricky Glisson, and Rev. Timmy Flowers.
The Glisson family will receive family and friends immediately after the service at a reception honoring Ms Ernestine in family life center.
Mrs. Glisson will be laid to rest 11AM, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Bethel Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home. 

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Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church       11407 Gapway Rd, Andrews, SC 29510
 
                                  Bethel Cemetery         5140 Kent Road, Andrews, SC 29510
 

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