Log In

Homer Lamar Grice Edit Profile

gridiron football player

Homer Lamar Grice was a college football player, English professor, Baptist preacher and first secretary of the Vacation Bible School Department at the Sunday Schoolboard, Nashville, a position held for nearly 30 years.


Grice, Homer Lamar was born on April 12, 1883 in Citra, Florida, United States. Son of Albert Gallatin and Sarah Lee (Bennett) Grice.


Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., Macon, Georgia, 1912, Doctor of Divinity, 1921. A.M., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1929. Graduate study Boston University School of Religious Edition and Social Service, and Vanderbilt University School of Religion.


Homer Grice was born on April 12, 1883 in Citra, Florida to Albert Grice and Sarah Lee Bennett. Mercer University\r\nGeorgia Tech player and later Hall of Fame coach Bill Alexander called Grice "the meanest and toughest guy I ever ran across on a gridiron."\r\n= 1911 He was selected second-team All-Southern in 1911, behind Vanderbilt's unanimous selection Hugh Morgan. Georgia tried to claim Grice was ineligible, to no avail.

Ouachita Baptist College\r\nGrice was a professor of English literature at Ouachita Baptist College. Washington High School\r\nGrice coached the football team of Washington High School in Washington, Georgia in 1922 and 1923.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Vacation Bible School Guide, 1926. V.B.S. Intermediate—Book Three—Studies in Acts, 1927. Intermediate—Book One—Studies in Mark, 1928.The Vacation Bible School Joint Service Book, Vols. 1-12, 1938-1949


Member Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Ethel Harrison, August 21, 1912.

Albert Gallatin Grice

Sarah Lee (Bennett) Grice

Ethel Harrison