Coeburn, VA - Martha Evelyn Jones Grizzle, 88, went to be
with the Lord peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at
She was a member of the Old Maple Grove Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Erwin Grizzle;
her parents, Boyce and Susie Jones; two grandsons, Michael
and Jason Ritchie; a sister, Avanell Ringley; and three
brothers, Blaine Jones, Harold Jones and Clyde Jones.
Surviving are her children, David Grizzle and wife Donna,
of Jonesborough, TN, Susan Ritchie and husband Les, Teresa
Phillips and husband Bud, and Danny Grizzle and wife
Sandra, all of Coeburn, VA; six grandchildren, Carlton
Grizzle, of Alameda, CA, Aimee Rasnick, of Bristol, VA,
Valerie Harness, of Coeburn, VA, Holly Bailey, of Coeburn,
VA, Catherine Baker, of Pound, VA, and Garrett Phillips,
of Coeburn, VA; eight great-grandchildren, Daniel Rasnick,
Kaitlin Rasnick, Sara Rasnick, Cole Harness, Cloey Bailey,
Raven Grizzle, Jaden Grizzle, and Delanie Brooke Phillips;
three sisters, Loreeda Nieman, of Kingsport, TN, Pauline
Farmer, of Coeburn, VA, and Margaret Dunning, of Newport
News, VA; several nieces and nephews; and a special care
giver, Gaye Deel.
The family will receive friends Monday, April 25, 2011,
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Sturgill Funeral Home, 310 6th
St. N.W., Coeburn, VA.
Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m., in the Sturgill
Funeral Home Chapel, Coeburn, with Brother Les Ritchie and
Brother Joe Glen Sluss officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m., Tuesday,
April 26, 2011, at the Maple Grove Community Cemetery
Sandy Ridge. The family and friends will meet at the
cemetery for graveside services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
the Old Maple Grove Baptist Church, 6362 Dr. Ralph Stanley
Hwy, Coeburn, VA 24230.
Sturgill Funeral Home, 310 6th St. N.W., Coeburn, VA 24230,
in charge of arrangements.