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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576
Sonny  Grissom

Sonny Grissom

Friday, April 16th, 1943 - Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Wilson - Funeral Services for Sonny Grissom, 76 of Wilson are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Assembly of God Church with Rev. David Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Reck Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.

Sonny was born April 16, 1943 to the late Mr. Jack Ward Grissom and Mrs. Vera (Lockwood) Grissom in Reck, OK. He departed from this life on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at his home.

Sonny was raised in the Reck area all his life attending school at Zaneis graduating with honors. He married the love of his life, Sue Ellen Lytle in Gainesville, TX in December of 1964. Sonny worked as a roughneck in Oklahoma and soon after as an Iron Worker. He moved around Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and North Dakota. Later, Sonny joined Dowell working in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico and eventually retired from Dowell and enjoyed raising cattle. Sonny was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to countless people. To his family, he was and will always be our papa. Sonny was a 32nd degree mason.

Sonny is survived by his wife, Sue of the home; daughter, Lori Gordon and husband Joe of Burneyville; son, Jack Grissom and wife Julie of Norcross, GA; sister, Carolyn Fox of Lawton; 4 grandchildren, Sunny, J.W., Makenzie and Kourtney and 4 great grandchildren, Vesper, Jaxon, Ronin and Scarlette, 1 great grandson Memphis on the way; and numerous other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Marty Taylor, Brent Taylor, Scott Taylor, Mike Smith, Barry Hickman and Joe Gordon. Honorary bearers will be past employees of Dowell and by all his close friends.

A gathering for family and friends is scheduled for Friday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the Mercy Hospital of Ardmore, Healdton and Oklahoma City and Cross Timber Hospice.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson, OK
    1302 7th St.
    WILSON, OK 73463
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  • Service

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 2:00pm
    Assembly of God Church, Wilson, OK
    Rev. David Gardner
  • Interment

    Reck Cemetery


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Margaret Vail

Posted at 07:19am
I am sorry for your loss. When Jesus was on the earth, he heal the sick and raised the dead. He will do the same in Paradise. (John 5:21; Luke 23:43)

kat hester

Posted at 02:54pm
sue & family. there are no words to express how very sorry I am for your great loss. husband, dad, grandpa, a very great loss. I always got a kick out of sonny, he could make you laugh , being your cousin I have known sonny most of my life, & enjoyed all the times we have shared. I know he will be missed so much by you all , sue you & sonny grew up together , he was your life. I know you will have many happy cherished memories to keep with you , sonny will always be with you & his family. he will just be watching over yall from heaven now, may GOD GIVE YOU ALL THE COMPORT YOU NEED AT THIS VERY SAD TIME IN YOUR LIVES. I love you all very much & you all are in my prayers, much love Kathie [ ka]

Love, Jewelle and Klaye Johnson

Posted at 01:11pm
Jack, please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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