Eloise Grindle Howell Wales

Published 10:12 pm Friday, May 13, 2016

Eloise Grindle Howell Wales, age 88, of Selma, passed away May 11, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roland and Ruby Grindle; daughter, Patricia Lewis; and sisters, Lucille Howell and Lois Watson.

Surviving are her children, Betty (Steve) Lawrence, Sandra Flournoy, Vivian (Garry) Clem and Robert “Rocky” Howell; brothers, Roland Grindle Jr. and Michael Grindle; sister, Doris Bess; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Funeral services will be Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. at Selma Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Pat Grindle officiating. Interment will be in Pineview Memory Gardens with Selma Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be prior to the service from 2 – 3 p.m.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the guest book at http://www.selmafuneralhome.com.