Ray Gean Grissom

Thursday, December 21, 2017

PAYNEWAY - Ray Gean Grissom, 92, departed this life on

December 16, 2017 in Harrisburg. She was born on February 4, 1925 to

Clarence and Bama Mae Doyle Hartsell. Mrs. Grissom was a member of

the Corners Chapel Baptist Church, loved being around her children,

grandchildren and great grandchildren, going to church and serving the


She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivy Lee “Lefty” Grissom;

daughter, Barbara Gean Grissom; sister, Imogene Dewitt and her parents.

Mrs. Grissom is survived by two sons, Larry Grissom (Evelyn) of

Harrisburg and Dewey Grissom (Terrie) of Tyronza; sister, Ruby Guin

Malone of West Memphis; four grandchildren, James (Dorothy) Grissom,

Genia (Joe) Roach, Courtney (Kacey) Harris and Matt Cook and eleven

great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Dec. 19th at Murphy Funeral Home

in Marked Tree. Interment followed at Marked Tree Cemetery in Marked Tree.