Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


March 1, 2014

Beatrice Hickman-Grizzle 1931-2014

ASHLAND — Beatrice Hickman-Grizzle, 82, of Ashland, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Woodland Oaks in Ashland.

Beatrice was born June 9, 1931, in Ashland, to the late Emzah and Cora Salyers-Hickman.

She was a homemaker and a very active member of the First Pentecostal Church of God in Flatwoods. Mrs. Grizzle enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking and gardening.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Grizzle on March 18, 2011; brothers James Hickman, Arnold Hickman, Estill Hickman, Joel Hickman and Emzah Hickman; and sisters Jessie Frisby and Virgie Castle.

Left behind to cherish her memory is a loving family including two sons, Daryl and Johnna Grizzle of Ashland and Dale and Suzanne Grizzle of Gainesboro, Tenn.; a daughter, Debra and Russell Holland of Norfolk, Va.; two sisters, Violet and Darrell Lyons of Lorain, Ohio, and Elva Proffitt of Conyers, Ga.; four grandchildren, Valerie and Rahim Akbar of Elizabeth City, N.C., Heather and James Coulter of Wytheville, Va., Aaron Grizzle of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Laura Grizzle of Flatwoods; as well as three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Spencer and Nivayah and one on the way.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods with words of comfort delivered by Pastor Russell Holland. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left for the family at carmanfuneral.com.

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