Graveside services will be held at 2:30 P.M., Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Colonel Felton Cemetery South Street, Marshallville, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Jimmie Lee Felton Sr. was born December 25, 1938 in Marshallville, Georgia to the late Willie James Felton and the late Johnnie Baldwin Felton. He was preceded in death by one daughter Vanessa Felton, two siblings Hattie Rumph and Franklin Felton. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a graduate of the historic Lamson Richardson School in Marshallville, Georgia. At an early age he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. Jimmie was a faithful member of St. James C.M.E. Church where he sang proudly and joyfully in the male choir. He also served on the board of trustees. On May 9, 1959 two hearts became one when Jimmie married the love of his life Earlene Barnes. He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD, Proverbs 18:22. As their love blossomed they were blessed with four loving children. He loved fishing and sports always supporting the home team the Atlanta Braves and Falcons. Jimmie was a family man who always did his best to provide for his family. He was employed with Blue Bird Body Company as a Paint Technician and retired after 45 years of services.
He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife of 61 years Earlene Felton, Marshallville, Georgia, four children Babbie Felton, Marshallville, Georgia, Dr. Jimmie Felton Jr. (Diya) Americus, Georgia, Leonard Felton, Vinings, Georgia, and Curtis Davis ( Minnie Lee), Marshallville, Georgia ; four grandchildren Jonathan Felton (Laquawn), Ursula Marshall, Colby Felton and Noah Felton; four great grandchildren Jada Felton, Yazmyne Walton, Harlem Felton, and King Felton; four siblings , a very devoted brother Eugene Felton Sr., Eddie Felton, Willie James Felton (Geneva), and Rudolph Felton all of Marshallville, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including two devoted friends Willie Granville and Paul Buckner.