Grace Ward McFerrin Jamison

September 17, 1921January 4, 2014

Grace Ward McFerrin Jamison, a native of Collierville, TN, died on January 4, 2014. Born on September 17, 1921, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Howard Jamison, her parents Grace Ward and John Berry McFerrin, her brother John Berry McFerrin, her sister Martha McFerrin Lemly, and her grandson Howard Morrison. She is survived by Julia Maddux of Memphis and Gracie Schriner (Frank Jr.) of Lookout Mountain, TN. Mrs. Jamison was a graduate of Collierville High School and Stephens College in Columbia, MO. A lifelong active member of the Collierville United Methodist Church, where she was a past president of the UMW. She was a member of the VFW Auxilary, a past president of the Contempory Club and active supporter of the Collierville Burch Library and Magnolia Cemetery. Throughout her life, she was a dedicated advocate of the Collierville community. Mrs. Jamison will always be known for the enduring compassion, generosity and love she shared with her family and friends. Her strength of spirit and, no doubt, grace - truly inspired the many lives she touched. Her legacy continues through her grandchildren Mary Chancellor (Brian) of Memphis, Frank Schriner III (Kirsten) of Nashville, and Ferrin Schriner of Austin, TX; and great-grandchildren Will Morrison, Hannah and Buck Chancellor, and Helen and Mac Schriner. The whole family is beyond grateful for Mrs. Jamison's devoted caregivers, who brought her such comfort and peace in her home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 7 from 11:30 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at Sanctuary on the Square in Collierville. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at The family requests memorials be made to Collierville United Methodist Church or the Sanctuary on the Square Fund, 454 West Poplar Avenue, Collierville, TN, 38017, the Howard Morrison Scholarship Fund at Christ Methodist Day School, 411 South Grove Park Road, Memphis, TN, 38117, or the charity of your choice . Collierville Funeral Home (901)853-2628


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 7, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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ruthanne babin/jenkins

January 10, 2014

I am so sorry to hear this. She lived a long good life. Now she and Mr Howard are together again.

Marian Steffner

January 7, 2014

I was so privileged to have known Grace for the last ten years. What a lovely , kind and spirited lady..She was just a joy to be with and always made me feel happy. I will miss her so much but thankful that I know the rest of her loving family.

Hettie Hervey

January 6, 2014

Thinking about you at this time.

James Richard & Pat Treadwell

January 6, 2014

So sorry to hear of Grace Ward's death. She was a true lady.

Ann Maree Matthews

January 6, 2014

Miss Grace, you blessed my life and that of my family. You will be missed so much. To your family, my prayers and deepest sympathy.

January 6, 2014

Grace Ward was a very gracious lady whom we were privileged to be friends with through her Church.
Gene & Maxine Cartwright (Collierville)

Pam Wilson

January 6, 2014

Gracie, may the peace and love of Christ comfort you and your family..your mom was a precious lady.

Sally Everett

January 6, 2014

Momo was such a special lady. I always loved and still remember her wonderful wisdom she would advise you with Gracie. I know all of you will miss her dearly.