Evelyn Hartley Grigg
Nov. 11, 1927 to Jan. 24, 2019
Mrs. Evelyn Hartley Grigg, 91, of Morganton passed away January 24, 2019 after five and a half years of declining health. She was born November 11, 1927 in Boone, NC to Ernest and Dorsie Matney Hartley.
Evelyn worked as a secretary in the oil business for forty-five years, first for Lutz Yelton Oil, and retired from McCombs Oil. She worked another twenty years at G&G, Inc. after her first retirement. She so enjoyed being with her entire family on any occasion, and especially loved children.
Evelyn is survived by sons, Gene (Cyndi), Don (Debbie), and Steve (Toni) Grigg; brother, Ansel (Betty) Hartley; two sisters, Joyce Hampton and Kay (Bob) Fletcher; granddaughters, Stephanie Goins and Sandi Grigg; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Franklin Grigg; two brothers, Keith and John Thomas Hartley; and a sister, Carolyn Bulla.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center. The funeral will follow at 3 p.m. in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home with Dr. Thomas A. Bland, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 228 2nd St. NW, Hickory, NC 28601 or to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
The family would like to thank Dawn Caldwell at McCurry Family Care for the expert care she provided, as well as her five roommates there who were so very kind and engaging to her.
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