Mr. J.B. Grizzle, 93, of Ellijay, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
He was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Gilmer County to the late Lee and Tuskie Teems Grizzle.
He was a deacon for Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and was a self-employed electrician.
He is preceded in death by wife, Elizabeth Colley Grizzle.
He is survived by son and daughter in-law, Jackie and Susan Grizzle, of Ellijay; sister, Reba Padgett, of Jasper; grandchild and spouse, Erin and Adam Jarrett, of Atlanta; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, from the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Richards and the Rev. Scott Chastain officiating.
Music was by the church choir and the Clayton family.
Pallbearers were Donald Reece, Adam Jarrett, Tommy Evans, Gene Grisham, Johnny Grisham and David Wright.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Condolences can be made at www. bernhardtfh.com.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.