Opal Grigsby Giles
February 21, 1927 – August 2, 2019
Opal Grigsby Giles of Oneonta, Alabama passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, at the age of 92. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama on February 21, 1927, to the late Marion and Tera Gill. Also preceding Opal in death is her first husband, Clyde W. Grigsby; her second husband, Julius W. Giles; and her son, Harold Clyde Grigsby. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Howard (Gwen) Grigsby; her daughter, Myra Grigsby Lott; five grandchildren, Mike Grigsby; Wendy Grigsby Royston; Craig Grigsby; Tracey Grigsby Stephenson; and Brian Lott; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving Opal is her two brothers, Calvin Gill and Embry Gowers; and her sister, Janice Gowers Smith; along with a host of loving family and friends. Opal worked as a beautician for many years. She was a member of NorthPark Baptist Church and a member of the Alabama Baptist Benefit Society. Visitation will be held at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm with a funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens East.
- Visitation Wednesday, August 7, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, August 7, 2019