SIKESTON -- Nellie Elizabeth "Betty" Grissom, 79, died April 1, 2012, at her home.
Born April 3, 1932, in Sikeston, to the late John William Bizzell and Nettie Elizabeth Tate Grissom, she was of the Methodist belief.
On Nov. 17, 1974, at Clarkton, she married Orville Kenneth Grissom who preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 2009.
She was also preceded in death by one son, John Curtis Grissom, three brothers, Albert Lee Bizzell, Johnny Bizzell and Billy Bizzell, one sister, Mary Lou Romans, and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include: one daughter, Debra Arms of Sikeston; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Gary Rodgers, Richard and Martha Rodgers and Johnny and Vicki Rodgers of Sikeston and Mike and Rhonda Grissom of Greenville, Ark.; one sister, Peggy Morse of St. Louis; and nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until time of services at noon Wednesday at the Bradshaw Funeral Chapel in Malden.
The Rev. Jack Allen will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.