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Virginia Estelle Whitehead Grizzard. 2019-11-12

Virginia Estelle Whitehead Grizzard

May 14-1937-November 10, 2019

Visitation Services

12 Noon Wednesday November 13, 2019

Owen Funeral Home
303 S. Halifax Road

Jarratt, Virginia

2 PM Wednesday November 13, 2019

Owen Funeral Home
303 S. Halifax Road
Jarratt, Virginia

Virginia Estelle Whitehead Grizzard, 82, widow of Maurice Lee Grizzard Sr., passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents Vernon James Whitehead Sr. And Nellie Winborne Whitehead and a brother Charles Harley Whitehead. Virginia is survived by her children Maurice Lee Grizzard Jr. (Dixie) of Middlesex, NC, Carolyn G. Salter (Derril) of Shannon, NC, Danny Ray Grizzard (Paula) of Emporia, and Patti G. O’Donnell (Timmy) of Graham, NC. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, a brother, Vernon James Whitehead Jr. and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday November 13, 2019 at 2PM at Owen Funeral Home 303 S. Halifax Rd Jarratt, VA where the family will receive friends 12-2 PM prior to the service. Interment will follow at Greensville Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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