Evelyn Leigh Grinnel

Monday, April 14, 2003

Evelyn Leigh Grinnell, 76, of Holiday Island, died Sunday, April 6, 2003, in Berryville.

She was born July 11, 1926, in Furndale, Mich., daughter of Raymond E. and Laura L. (Cooper) Wilkins.

Mrs. Grinnell was a homemaker and a member of the Holiday Island Baptist Chapel.

On Jan. 22, 1949, she married Richard G. Grinnell, who survives her, of the home. She is also survived by her son, Jeffery Grinnell and wife Susan of Village of Lakewood, Ill.; her daughter, Susan L. Stroder and her husband Mark S. of Overland Park, Kan.; five grandchildren, Kimberly Grinnell, Kevin Grinnell, Erik Stroder, Wesley Stroder, and Elizabeth Leigh Stroder.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and by a son, Dennis M. Grinnell.

Memorial funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 9, at the Holiday Island Baptist Chapel, with the Rev. Vernon Payne officiating. Arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service.