Mary Sue Grigsby(1928 - 2012)

Mary Sue Grigsby
Poseyville, Ind.
Mary Sue (Manning) Grigsby, 84, of Peoria, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Solarbron in Evansville, Indiana.
She was the youngest daughter born to Wallace G. and Loretta (Davis) Manning on February 16, 1928, in Poseyville, Ind.
She graduated from Poseyville High School in 1946, and from Lockyear Business College in 1948. After graduation, she worked for GMAC in Evansville, Ind.
In 1952, Mary Sue married Robert J. Grigsby, and they had two children, Joel Lee and Kimberly. In 1972, the family moved to Peoria, Ill. where Mary Sue worked, and later retired from The Pioneer Bank of Peoria.
Surviving are nieces whom cared for her upon her return to Evansville, Janasu Lutz, of Cynthiana, Indi. and Nancy (Fred) Blaylock, of New Harmony, Ind.
Also surviving, a sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law, Carolyn Lou and Jack Grable, of Dayton, Ohio, and Dr. Marion Warpenburg, of Owensville, Ind.; great-niece, Heather Rogers, of New Harmony, Ind.; great-nephews, Lee (Amanda) Wildt, of Griffin, Ind., and Michael (Camrun) Blaylock, of New Harmony, Ind.; seven great-great-nieces and nephews; and numerous friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 59 years, Bob, in 2011; her daughter, Kimberly, in 2005; her son, Joel Lee, in 1980; and two sisters, Ardith Ann McFarling, in 1998, and Carolyn Jane Warpenburg, in 2011.
Mary Sue was a member of the Poseyville Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, and an associate member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, in Peoria, Ill.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Ind. with visitation from 9 a.m. until services. Rev. John Matsel officiating. Burial will follow in Poseyville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Poseyville Christian Church, PO Box 86, Poseyville, IN 47633.


Published in Courier Press on Mar. 29, 2012