Herman Burgess Grizzard

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Herman Burgess Grizzard, 90, died Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Tanner Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sonny Champion officiating. Burial will follow in Cleburne Memorial Garden. Visitation will be 12 until 2 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Drucilla Thackerson Grizzard of Ranburne; nieces, Brenda Sue Holcombe of Carrollton, Ga., Mary Gim Slep, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; nephews, Franklin Price Starr, and Herman Clyde Starr, both of Florida; great nephews, Brady Knapp and Brian Knapp; stepson, Anthony McIntosh Sr. of Cave Spring, Ga.; step-grandchildren, Parks McIntosh, Simon McIntosh, Anthony McIntosh Jr., Alexander McIntosh; step-great-children, Charlie McIntosh, Davis McIntosh; sisters-in-law, Elsie Gambel and Betty(Russell) Wyatt. Pallbearers will be Chuck Walker, Ralph Brooks, Welton Richardson, Ralph Dodson, Parks McIntosh, Anthony McIntosh Jr. and Alexander McIntosh. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Agripa Sunday school class. Mr. Grizzard was a native and lifelong resident of Cleburne County. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and owned and operated Grizzards Trading Post in Ranburne for 50 years. Mr. Grizzard was the Mayor of Ranburne from 2000 to 2004. He was a member of Saint Marks United Methodist Church. Mr. Grizzard was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Vertie Grizzard and his first wife, Mary Starr Grizzard. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website: drydenfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 23, 2014
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