Marjorie Elizabeth Grimmett, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away April 16, 2013.
Marge was born and raised in Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass. She married Hall W. Grimmett (Buck) from Texas in 1943 during WW II. Because of his military career, she was able to live in many states, as well as Italy, Germany, Viet Nam, Peru, and Hong Kong. Marge loved life, her family and her many friends, even with Parkinson’s Disease, she stayed active until the past six months of her life. Her love for Martha’s Vineyard and her family and friends drew her back there off and on for most of her life.
She is preceded in death by her son Jon Grimmett and sister Helen Santos Whorton.
She is survived by daughter Sue Martin and husband Bob of Fayetteville, son Hall Grimmett, Jr. and wife Rose of Richland, son Barry Grimmett and wife Kathleen of Columbus; grandchildren, Robert Martin (Angie), Elizabeth Doster (Dean), Hall Grimmett, III, Jon Martin (Alisha), Pepper Grimmett and Amber Fitzgerald; great-grandchildren Austin and Georgia Martin, Drake, Willow and Iris Weldon, Kylie and Korie Doster, Ryvers, Ridge, Birch, Bramble, Adler, Beck, and Juni Martin. She is also survived by her brother George Santos of Martha’s Vineyard and many other family members and loving friends.
Marge’s family wants to especially thank Janet Chastain (our God-sent angel), and Mary Ann, Pam, Allison & Steve from Amedisys Hospice for their love, care and support.
A memorial service was held Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 11:30 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 640 Ebenezer Church Road, Fayetteville. A graveside service will be held later on Martha’s Vineyard.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kairos Outside of Georgia, P. O. Box 407, Cartersville, Ga. 31028 or Parkinson Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018.
Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City – www.mowellfuneralhome.com