NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Inez Hunter Grissom Fent, 86, formerly of Midlothian, Ill., and East Prairie, Mo., died at 6:45 a.m. Sept. 15, 2002, at the Imperial Manor Convalescent Center in Madison.
Born April 9, 1916, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Charles and Lizzy Terry Grissom, she lived in Midlothian for 53 years where she retired as a social worker for the State of Illinois and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
On May 27, 1941, she married James Fent who preceded her in death on July 25, 1944.
Survivors include: six nieces, Ruth Christian, Martha Aters and Linda Shands of East Prairie, Penny Davis of Farrenburg and Rhonda Ling of LaForge; and six nephews, Harold Johnson of Nashville, Glen Johnson of Dixon, Charles Grissom of Charleston, Mo., and Roland Grissom, Michael Grissom and Wesley Grissom of East Prairie.
Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Glenda Fent; two brothers, James Grissom and Charles Grissom; and two sisters, Geneva Johnson and Captolia Thorpe.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Bishop Matthew Raymond of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Harold Johnson, Glen Johnson, Charles Grissom, Roland Grissom, Wesley Grissom, Michael Grissom, Roger Self, Randle Ling, Bob Aters and Jamie Christian.