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George Elliott Grizzle

February 29, 1940 — December 12, 2022

Burlington

George Elliott Grizzle, age 82, of Burlington, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 12, 2022. He was born in Russell County, Virginia to the late Leivi Lenora Owens and Stephen Henry Grizzle. He was the husband of 29 years to Linda Cross Grizzle who survives.

George retired from Burlington Industries, Pioneer Plant. He attended Grace Baptist Church. He was a beekeeper for years, enjoyed watching wrestling on TV and playing Skip-bo with his family and friends. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

George is survived by his wife of the home; Linda Cross Grizzle; daughter, Tammy (“Bucky” William) Childress of Liberty; step daughters, Faye (Tim) Pergason of Burlington, Jeanette (Ricky) Walker of Haw River and Cathy (Butch) Hancock of Caswell County; 2 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Baugh of Burlington, Eva Griffith of Virginia, Diana Lynn Laster of Burlington, Linda Jo Maxfield of Virginia and Joyce Ann (George) Monk of Lebanon, Virginia; brothers, David Grizzle of Burlington and Terry (Judy) Grizzle of Tazwell, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary Catherine Grizzle and brothers, Dallas Grizzle, Ollie Grizzle and Cline Ray Grizzle.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Grace Baptist Church by Rev. John Crews.  The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church.

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

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