August 20, 2004
Mary Love Gissendaner, 95, formerly of Albany, died Thursday, August 19, 2004 at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2004 at 4:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, with entombment to follow in Crown Hill Mausoleum, with Dr. Michael C. Catt officiating.
A native of Sylvester, Mrs. Gissendaner had lived most of her life in Albany, where she was a charter member of Sherwood Baptist Church. She graduated from Bessie Tift College, and worked as a bookkeeper with Bain Peanut Company.
Mrs. Gissendaner was preceded in death by her husband, William E. "Bill" Gissendaner, Sr. Mrs. Gissendaner is survived by two sons: William E. "Bill" Gissendaner, Jr. and his wife Betty of Suwanee, and Douglas M. Gissendaner and his wife Sue of Buford; a daughter, Kay Gissendaner Roll of Italy; a brother, Charles Manning of Arlington; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Those desiring, please make memorials to Sherwood Baptist Church, 2201 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, GA 31707. You may sign the online guestbook and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Gissendaner by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.