MRS. GENEVA GRISSETT
Mrs. Geneva Grissett was born August 17, 1929 in Conway, South Carolina to the late Joseph and Mary Jane Stanley. Affectionately called Neva, by all who loved her, departed this life on July 24, 2019. On January 28, 1951 she married the love of her life Leon Grissett. They were blessed with 4 children, Emma Jean Middleton, James Grissett (Nina), Leefola Chestnut (James) and Joseph Grissett (Sharon). She was converted and became a member and Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. As a child, she attended Horry County public Schools. Her favorite hobbies were Fishing with her best buddy Margie Grissett, canning butter beans and peas and making her famous nut and raison pound cake. While attending Mt. Zion she had participated in several auxiliaries such as the adult choir, the usher board, the missionary board and the mother’s board. Her favorite gospel artists were Luther Barnes and Debra Snipes. Geneva was born into a large loving family comprised of Gertrude and Mackson (twins), Ludie Mae Galloway and Edward both deceased, Bertha Parker (William- deceased), Azalea Parker and Jimmy Davis both deceased, Mary Green (Willis- deceased), Martha Vereen and Albert both deceased, Barbara ( Luke-deceased). She also had an awesome support from her in-laws that includes Pearl Days and Calvin both deceased, Lucille Parker and Stalvey both deceased, Margie Grissett (deceased), Henry Grissett and Gerri both deceased, Luke Grissett and Juanita both deceased, Versie Wilson Evans and George both deceased.
Geneva leaves to cherish 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grand children and 6 great greatgrand children. She also leaves behind a special niece and nephew Ann Grissett and Jimmy Johnson. A special friend Sarah that visited her every day. She also leaves behind a host of loving nephews, nieces and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at the Ocean View Funeral Home, Conway Chapel. Arrangements will be announced by Ocean View Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is assisting the Grissett Family.