God has called home a great solider Vance Antonio Monsanto Sr. Affectionately known as Grandfather to many or Kossa for some. on September 3, 2019 in Hinesville Ga. at the age of 71. Grandfather is preceded in death by his mother Rehenia Monsanto-Latortue and his son Vershawn “PJ" Monsanto.
The first viewing will be held at Turnbull's Funeral Home on October 7, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The second viewing will be on October 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.to 10:00 a.m., with a service to follow at New Herrnhut Moravian Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment at the Brookman Cemetery.
Vance was survived by his daughters Verna, Vinell, Venise, Vernise Monsanto, and Tiffany Clause; His sons Vance “Kareem” Jr., Verne, Vince, Claudell, and Emmanuel “Timothy” Monsanto; adopted children Tasha and Tanasha Wells; Sister Ruby Monsanto Bloice: Brothers Vernon, Eugene, and Raymond Monsanto; Grand Sons; Craig Joseph, Kaleem Moolenaar, Jahkhoy, Timothy, Trevaun, and Logan Monsanto and Kasim Upchurch; Granddaughters Keithra Evans, Kianna, Ki’Niqua and Alyson Monsanto, Jh’nell Jackson, adopted grand children A’Tijah, A’Zya and A’Nijah Colaire; Great grandchildren Raelyn and Kennedi Evans, A’Niyah Moolenaar and Josiah Joseph; Brother in law Sylvanus Bloice; Sister in law Frances “Rose “Monsanto; Granddaughter in law Beverly Joseph , Quanesha Moolenaar; Grandson in law Rashad Evans; Many nieces and nephews; Aunts Gerturde, Bernice and Vera Fredericks:Special Friends Leroy Estrill, Samuel “Fraco Sam” Harvey, Arnold “Brother “ Thomas ,Calvin” Bald head” Thomas, Pedrito Lanclos; Along with numerous friends and family members.