Mrs. Annie Belle Grissom

Published 11:23 am Saturday, November 22, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Annie Belle Nobles Grissom, 91, of 301 Haw Branch Road, Chocowinity, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Beaufort County Medical Center in Washington.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Chocowinity with the Rev. Dr. Richard Sheriff and the Rev. Roger Haithcock officiating. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington.
Steven Grissom, Joey Grissom, Milton Keeter Jr., George Mading, Fentress Chappell, Dempsey Elks, David Elks, Phillip Grissom and Gabe Grissom will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Grissom was born in Beaufort County on Aug. 23, 1917. She was the daughter of the late George P. Nobles and Lucy Buck Nobles. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Smyrna Free Will Baptist Church and attended First Baptist Church in Chocowinity.
Mrs. Grissom was married to Arthur Willard Grissom, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include a son, Willard O. Grissom of Chocowinity; a daughter, Carolyn Haddock of Winterville; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Lucille Elks; three brothers, Johnnie Nobles, Willie Nobles, and George Nobles Jr.; and three daughters, Minnie Nobles Elks, Vera Nobles Boyd, and Esther Nobles Thompson.
The family will receive friends today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home, Washington, and other times at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Willard and Judy Grissom, 256 Haw Branch Road, Chocowinity.
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