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Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015

Retta Morgan

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Retta Grissom Morgan, 94, died March 26, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.

She married John Grissom in 1926 and they had four children. He preceded her in death. She married Alva Morgan in 1966. He also preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Orland Grissom of Ash Flat; a daughter, Linda Hicks of Mountain Home; a brother, Orbin Herron of Hoquiam, Wash.; a sister, Etta Tadlock of Hanford, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a son, Willard Grissom; a daughter, Eunice Melton; five brothers; and two sisters.

The funeral was March 29 at Tri-County's Funeral Home Chapel in Highland with Sam Bailey officiating. Burial followed in Old Baptist Cemetery at Ash Flat.

Pallbearers were Kevin Grissom, Josh Smith, Zac Smith, Tim Hicks, Tony Hicks and Tim Abney.

Honorary pallbearers were Tim Grissom, Jim Melton and Rick Swagger.

Memorials may be made to Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat.