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William Clark Grinnell

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Born 6-28-1921 -- Died 2-8-2008

William Clark Grinnell of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Milford Grinnell and Viola Lamb Grinnell, was born June 28, 1921, in Hudson Falls, New York. He died Feb. 8, 2008, at his home at the age of 86.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was united in marriage to Sally Shortt on Feb. 14, 1960.

He served as a detective with the Dallas Police Department.

He was of the Church of Christ faith and a member of the Salem Church of Christ.

He is survived by: his wife, Sally Grinnell of Oxford; three sons: Ronald Grinnell of Searcy, Ralph Grinnell of Searcy and Roger Grinnell of Bakersfield, Mo.; one daughter: Joyce Jenson of Orlando, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

No memorial service is planned now. Arrangements by Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne.