Obituary for Betty Jean Gracey

Betty Jean  Gracey
Larue- Funeral services for Betty Gracey are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Pastor Olin Boles officiating. Interment will follow at Larue Cemetery in Larue, Texas.
Betty Gracey passed away on July 25, 2018 in Athens, Texas.
Betty Jean Grizzard Gracey was born August 18, 1939 the daughter of Robert Clinton Grizzard and Mabel Longbotham Grizzard. She was a member of the New York Baptist Church and attended the Adult II Sunday School Class. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, canning, and working in her garden. Mrs. Gracey also loved to travel with her husband of 60 years. “Granny” loved to spend time with her family and she will be missed by all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Clinton Grizzard.
She is survived by her loving husband Elton Gracey of Larue; three children, Scherri Bissell and husband Carl of Palestine, Lanell Cash and husband Steve of Chandler, Larry Gracey and wife Lisa of Larue; four siblings, Melvin “Bob” Grizzard and wife Carol of Vail, Arizona, Perry Grizzard and wife Judy of El Paso, Ola Mae Ethridge of Lubbock, Asa Wayne Grizzard of Cleburne; five grandchildren, Suzanne and Chris Kelly, Stephen and Abigail Williams, Rebecca and Ryan Rachell, Larissa Gracey, Larry Gracey Jr. and eleven great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens from 6-8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.

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