Jennie Grubbs, 94, 1103 Ronald Lane, Johnson City, Washington Co TN, passed away Friday, February 4, 2011, in the Brian Center, Mooresville, NC.
Mrs. Grubbs was a native of Vine Grove, KY, who had lived most of her life in Johnson City. She was the daughter of the late Jim Shelburne and Mollie Whitehead Shelburne.
In addition to her parents, her husband, B. W. Grubbs; two brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Grubbs was a homemaker. She was one of the oldest members of Boone Trail Baptist Church and used to serve in the capacity of hostess at the church. She was also very active in PTA and the Girl Scouts.
Survivors include one son, Barry J. 'Jim' Grubbs and his wife Jane, of Mooresville, NC; two daughters, Betty Daniel, of Baltimore, MD, and Brenda Higgins, of Houston, TX; five grandchildren, Cary Daniel, Vickie Singer, Kent Daniel, David Higgins, and Danny Higgins; seven step grandchildren; one great grandchild; special friend, Jimmy Patterson.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to Boone Trail Baptist Church, 1985 Carroll Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37615.
A graveside service for Mrs. Jennie Grubbs will be conducted at 11:15 a.m., Monday, February 7, 2011, in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Dr. Randy Helms will officiate. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family will receive friends at Morris-Baker, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monday, prior to the service.
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