Lavon Grimsley

March 19, 1937March 4, 2018

Lavon Grimsley, age 80 of Columbia, MS died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his residence. A native of Hattiesburg, MS, he was a butcher and worked with several grocery stores in the Columbia area for many years, and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Grimsley was preceded in death by his wife, Ouida Nell Langston Grimsley; parents, Burle and Zula Bell Grimsley; a sister, Dorothy Nobles; and brothers, Robert Grimsley, and Bill Grimsley. He is survived by two sons, Keith Grimsley, and Kevin Grimsley, both of Columbia; a sister, Jean (Emmitt) Tormina of Sumrall, MS; and a brother, Glenn Grimsley of Canton, MS. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home. A graveside service will be Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:00pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lavon Grimsley

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The Staff of Colonial Funeral Home

March 5, 2018

offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.