Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Farrie F. Grizzard
DREWRYVILLE—Farrie Faison Grizzard, 89, died peacefully Sept. 28, 2008, surrounded by her loving children and family.
Mrs. Grizzard grew up in the Low Grounds of Greensville County, and was a longtime resident of Ivey Tract Road, Drewryville.
She was predeceased by her husband, Wesley W. Grizzard, and nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her three children, Jerry Grizzard and wife Dottie, Linda Hesaltine and husband David and Robin Hester; seven grandchildren, Susan Hiser, Kim Jones, Michele Core, Kelly Hesaltine, Audrey Hester, Rachel Hester, Adam Hester; four great-grandchildren, Chad Hiser, Railey Hiser, Claire Hiser and Brennan Core, and her sister, Ruby Williams.
Visitation will be held today at 1:30 p.m. in Echols Funeral Home Chapel, Emporia, where services to celebrate her life will follow at 2:30 p.m.
Interment will follow in Greensville Memorial Cemetery.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to St. Andrews Cemetery Fund, c/o Sandra Noel, 8475 Low Ground Road, Emporia, VA 23847 or Person’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 246, Boykins, VA 23827.