Dorothy Grindstaff (2018-06-18 15:14:36)

Dorothy Howell Grindstaff, age 88, of Grindstaff Drive in Bakersville, died Monday, June 18, 2018 at The Mitchell House in Spruce Pine.

Born on June 28, 1929 in Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Elsie Jarrett Howell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Lyda Grindstaff who passed in 2012, her son; Gary Grindstaff, and all of her siblings; Rex, Paul, Pauline, Woodrow, Maude, Kate, Jack, Azeline, Ray, Lee, Joe and Kathleen.

Dorothy was a loving homemaker and housewife and known for the love and care she constantly gave to her family and husband during illness. She will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish her memories are her son; Tim Grindstaff of Bakersville, her grandsons; Craig Grindstaff of Burnsville and Jason and wife Brandy Grindstaff of Marion and her great-granddaughter; Chesney Grindstaff of South Toe.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Dorothy Grindstaff on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherrill Whitson officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 10:00 am until the hour of the service in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Rebels Creek Cemetery.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Dorothy Grindstaff’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Grindstaff family.

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