December 14,1925 - October 26,2019
Obituary for Charlie Render
With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Charlie Render on October 26th, 2019.
Funeral service is November 2nd, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Mt Sinai Baptist Church Gay Ga.
Visitation is November 1st, from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
The Lord’s light began shining really bright on December 14, 1925 when He
allowed Deacon Charlie Lee Render Sr. aka “Chi’ Lee” to be born to the late
Mae Frances Sinkfield and Will Render in Meriwether County, Georgia. He
was raised and taught the art of farming by his late grandmother, Brooksie
Robinson. He was one of five boys: Willie Alexander, J.W. Alexander,
Tommy Alexander, and Richard Drain. All of which preceded him in death.
“Lord You allowed me to live on”.
“You’ve been better to me than I’ve been to myself.” He was blessed to
marry Izetta Mitchell Render who served her husband faithfully until her
He is preceded in death by children: Charlie Render, Jr., Annie Doris
Harris, Geneva Foster, Harvey Render and Mary Render and grandchildren:
Charlie Dean Render, Lisa Maynard, and Marcus Render.
One of Deacon Charlie’s favorite pastimes was reliving time spent
sharecropping with his family along the Flint River in Meriwether County.
He was later hired by the William L. Bonnell Company where he worked
alongside his wife twenty-six years before retiring. “Lord You brought me
from a mighty long way.”
Another favorite pastime was watching and cheering for “HIS” Atlanta
Braves. Two of the happiest moments in his life were when the Braves won
the World Series in 1957 and 1995. “I Got a Feelin, Everything is Gonna Be
Deacon Charlie Lee loved telling others about the Lord. He began learning
about the Lord after joining the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church at an early age. He
served as president of the senior choir. He was later ordained as a deacon.
He took what he learned to the hedges and highways by forming the gospel
quartet group, “The Golden Jubiliees” around 1962. They spread the love
of gospel music from Georgia to Florida. They picked’em up and layed’em
down for decades. Deacon Charlie Lee enjoyed watching his gospel DVD’s
until his death.
Deacon Charlie Lee leaves to cherish his memories his children: Brenda
Wimbish; Shirome (Catherine) Render of Gay, Georgia: Daughter-in-law:
Bettie Render of Gay, Georgia; Grandchildren who he raised: Randy
(Valerie) Render of Senoia, Georgia; Monica Render and Contravious
Render of Gay, Georgia. He leaves to cherish his memories 25
grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, over 30 great-great grandchildren, a
host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord,
You Sho’ Been Good to Me!!
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
5710 Mount Carmel Road
Gay, GA 30218
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