EMMETT TILL
  • Place of birth:
    CHICAGO, Illinois, United States
  • Place of passing:
    MONEY, Mississippi, United States
Let the memory of EMMITT be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, EMMETT TILL, . We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by MS E M GARRISON on 26th January 2013

". . . PERSONALLY - HAVE SPENT MUCH QUALITY TIME - RESEARCHING ALL OF THIS ( NOW - ABOUT THE WITNESS ) WHO WALKED THROUGH THIS AREA BY NIGHT . . . SINCE HIS WORD WAS HIS BOND & SINCE THIS INDIVIDUAL WAS IN DIRE NEED OF A JOB ( DAY LABOR ) HE STARTING WALKING & DID SO IN SUCH TIME SPAN ( DAY/EVENING/NIGHT ) THAT HE  ESTIMATED THE ARRIVAL TIME - WOULD GET HIM THERE ABOUT DAY BREAK . . ."

This tribute was added by MS E M GARRISON on 24th January 2013

". . . BUT ACCORDING TO A WITNESS IN THE NIGHT ( THE PAIN WAS MOST UNBEARABLE - INDEED ) AS THE WITNESS WAS WALKING FOR MILES ( HEARD EMMETT CRIES ) ON HIS WAY TO - A BEFORE DAY LABOR JOB - PASSED BY THE BUILDING - WHICH WAS OFF THE BEATEN PATH ( HEAR NO EVIL - SPEAK NO EVIL ) KEPT RIGHT ON WALKING ( FOR THE WOODS WERE LOVELY & DARK ) THE WITNESS HAD PROMISES TO KEEP & MILES TO GO . . ."

This tribute was added by MS E M GARRISON on 24th January 2013

". . . HIS MOTHER SPENT HER WHOLE LIFE - SEEKING JUSTICE FOR THE MURDER OF HER SON - THERE CAME A TIME THAT HER FIGHT ( WAS JUST THAT - HER FIGHT ) BUT SHE NEVER GAVE UP - AFTER SHE PASSES AWAY - HER WISH CAME TO PAST ( QUOTED DR KING: AND ALL FLESH SAW IT TOGETHER ) THE LAST HOURS OF HIS LIFE ( BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE AUTOPSY ) HAD TO HAVE BEEN UNBEARABLE - BUT GOD WAS WITH HIM . . ."

This tribute was added by MS E M GARRISON on 24th January 2013

". . . AND GETTING HIS BODY BACK TO THE WINDY CITY - DEFINITELY TOOK SOME DOING - BUT HIS MOTHER ( THE LATE MRS MAMMIE TILL ) WAS DETERMINED & STUCK TO HER PLANS ( MRS TILL QUOTED: LET THE WORLD SEE WHAT I SAW ) DO BELIEVE THAT THIS BODY ( UNDER THOSE CONDITIONS ) WAS THE FIRST ONE - THAT THE PUBLIC HAD EVERY SEEN ( ONE PICTURE IS WORTH  A THOUSAND WORDS ) SPEAKING OF EARTH SHAKING . . ."

This tribute was added by MS E M GARRISON on 24th January 2013

". . . IN RECENT DAYS - CAME ACROSS DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR ( I HAVE A DREAM ) SPEECH - WAY DOWN IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS SPEECH ( QUOTED DR KING: HE HAD A DREAM THAT EVERY VALLEY WILL BE EXALTED ( ETC ) AND THE GLORY OF THE LORD SHALL BE REVEALED & ALL FLESH SHALL SEE IT TOGETHER ) AND SURE ENOUGH ( EMMETT WAS EXHUMED ) IT TOOK SOME TIME BUT THE TASK CAME TO PAST - TO GOD BE GLORY . . ."


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