OBITUARY

Billie Jean Grizzel

April 5, 1937September 12, 2018
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Billie Jean Grizzel, 81, of Kingsport, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Brookhaven Manor. She was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and worked for the Kingsport Press for 15 years. Billie’s hobbies included gardening and painting, but she especially enjoyed spending time with family and her grandchildren. Billie was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Grizzel; parents, Nora Lee and William Monroe Brewer; and her sisters, Lavada Laughlan and Fonsie Queener. Those left to cherish her memories include her sons, Donald Grizzel, Ron Grizzel and Rick Grizzel and girlfriend, Nancy Jean McClaughry; grandchildren, Kyle Joseph, Kristopher Logan, and Kurtis Andrew Grizzel; brother-in-law, Sidney Grizzel and wife Mary; sisters-in-law, Shirley Bishop, and Betty Browder, and husband Carrol. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:00 on Monday, September 17, 2018 at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:00pm in the chapel with Chaplin Ryan Wagoner officiating. Graveside services will follow at East Lawn Memorial Park in Christus Garden. The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice and the staff of Brookhaven Manor.

  • FAMILY

  • Donald Grizzel, Son
  • Ron Grizzel, Son
  • Rick Grizzel and girlfriend Nancy Jean McClaughry, Son
  • Kyle Joseph, Grandson
  • Kristopher Logan, Grandson
  • Kurtis Andrew Grizzel, Grandson
  • Sidney Grizzel and wife Mary, Brother-in-law
  • Shirley Bishop, Sister-in-law
  • Betty Browder and husband Carrol, Sister-in-law
  • Jimmie Grizzel, Husband
  • Nora Lee and William Monroe Brewer, Parents
  • Lavada Laughlan and Fonsie Queener, Sisters

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, September 17, 2018
REMEMBERING

Billie Jean Grizzel

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Terrie Statzer

September 17, 2018

So sorry for your loss. We loved having your mom at Brookhaven Manor, and she will be greatly missed by those of us who were lucky enough to be able to care for her. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sincerely,
The Staff at Brookhaven Manor

Kendra Mallicote

September 16, 2018

Ricky, Ronald and Donald,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Our Mommy's are so special to us, regardless of our age, and losing them can be heartbreaking. Please know that I'm thinking of you all as you go through this and I hope you're doing well.
Take care,
Kendra Mallicote

Tim Vaughn

September 16, 2018

I worked with Jimmie & Billie at the Kingsport Press in the Bindery Dept. from 1971 - 1973. I have lots of good memories.
Praying for your family.

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