Mr. M. L. Grindle, age 83, of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Eastview Baptist Church with Interment to follow in Whitehall Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Grady White and the Rev. Danny Kastner will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Grindle was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Gainesville, Ga., to the late, Matt Grindle and Bertie Strickland Grindle. He was retired from New Holland Textile Mill and was a member of East View Baptist Church. M.L. was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Steve Grindle; and his brother, Otis Grindle.
Mr. Grindle is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois Wade Grindle, Lula; his daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Julian Cantrell, Lula; son, Richard Grindle, Lula; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Judy Grindle, Lula; grandchildren, Steven Grindle, Andrew Dodd, Dustin Grindle and Kimberly Grindle; great-grandchild, Harley Grindle; sister, Betty Smith, Alto; and brother, Harrison Grindle, Lula.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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