Cover photo for Betty Ann Grissom's Obituary
Betty Ann Grissom Profile Photo

Betty Ann Grissom

May 17, 1939 — May 11, 2021

Betty Ann Grissom

Betty Ann Grissom, age 81, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. She was born on May 17, 1939 in Ashdown, Arkansas to Raymond and Odell (Cooper) Robbins. She had a happy childhood with her sister, cousins, and friends. She studied accounting and worked as an accountant for many years. She married Eddie Grissom, the love of her life on October 16, 1959. Her only child Robbie Carol Grissom was born in 1964. Robbie was her shining star. The family moved to the Houston, Texas area in 1966. Betty loved flowers and had gardens that were envied by many. A blessing in her life was working in childcare for many years. She was a devout Christian and belonged to the Baptist Church. She was active in many different church activities. After the passing of her husband Eddie, she cared for her aging mother until her death. She later moved to Nebraska to be with Robbie and her son-in-law James. She thought of James as her own son. She enjoyed being around her grandchildren Michael Arp of Holdrege, Nebraska, Bishop (Whitney) Williams, of Culbertson, Nebraska David (Lemilla) Arp of McCook, Nebraska and Berl Edward Williams of Arapahoe, Nebraska and Angela (Erik) Arndt, of Brazoria, Texas. Her great-grandchildren Vernon DeBerry, Kali DeBerry, Lilian Harris, Harlowe Arp, B. Bishop Williams III, Orion Williams, Colton Arndt, Melody Ann Arndt, brought joy and happiness to her. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sister Bertha Jean Garner. Viewing and visitation will be Friday, May 14, 2021 from 10 AM till 4 PM at Wenburg Funeral Chapel, 652 Main St., Arapahoe, Nebraska. Funeral service will be Monday, May 17, 2021 at 10:30 AM at Wenburg Funeral Chapel, Arapahoe, Nebraska with Pastor Nathan Goshert, officiating. Cemetery committal will be Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 10 AM at Ashdown Cemetery, Ashdown, Arkansas. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences and personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Ann Grissom, please visit our flower store.

Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree