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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Sunday November 7th, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Memorial Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Sunday November 7th, 2021
3:00pm

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Jeanette Ferguson Grindstaff

Jeanette Ferguson Grindstaff, age 85, of Old Fort, North Carolina, passed away Monday, November 01, 2021 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital.


A native of McDowell County, she was born September 27, 1936 to the late James L. Ferguson, Sr. and Victoria Patterson Ferguson.

Jeanette was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church where she was very involved. Over the years, she served as a Sunday school teacher and as the youth director, alongside her husband. She loved to cook, and she was excellent at it. Her desserts and her chicken and dumplings were the greatest. She was often encouraged by her grandchildren to open her own restaurant. She enjoyed fishing as well. Above all, her family was most important, especially her grandchildren who were her world.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Billy M. Grindstaff; and two brothers, Mickie Ferguson and Jimmy Ferguson.

She is survived by her four children, Steve Grindstaff (Debbie), Donnie Grindstaff (Donna), Mark Grindstaff (Susan), and Keith Grindstaff (Dawn); nine grandchildren, Katelyn Evitt (Nicholas), Kourtney Kuykendall (Nick), Donnie Grindstaff (Suzette), Cherish Houser, Kayleigh McKee (Brad), Megan Grindstaff, Daniel Grindstaff (Jeanie), Brett Grindstaff, and Chris Grindstaff; seven great grandchildren, Owen Evitt, Raegan Grindstaff, Alexis Pendleton, Trinity Pendleton, William Grindstaff, Banks Grindstaff, and Lexi Grindstaff; two great-great grandchildren, Willow and Ayla Pendleton; and four siblings, Roger Ferguson (Susan), Betty Ledford (Don), Diane Sisk, and Sue Grindstaff.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 07, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Rev. Harold Webb officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.


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A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Kathy Allison Nov 18 2021 3:59 PM

Sorry to hear of Jeanette's passing.
She was a great person always had a smile that would light up your day.
She would talk with you and always ended with, I will be praying for you.
Jeanette will be missed by all who knew her.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they go through this sad time.

Mike & Patty Murphy Nov 9 2021 3:18 PM

I have tons of stories that I could share about Jeanette that would tell you what funand how kind she always was. My absolute fondest memory of Jeanette (aka Nanny) Is when I was dating her son and was invited to go to Carowinds with the youth at Ebenezer Church. I spent the night, since we had to leave early in the morning. After learning that I didn't have any money for the trip. Jeanette came in my room after everyone had gone to bed and gave me $20.00 so I would have my own spending money. It meant everything to me. She was such a positive role model, She taught me many things and I will miss her greatly.

Kim Thomas Nov 7 2021 11:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Dave & Kim Thomas Nov 7 2021 11:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Marisa Hall Nov 7 2021 1:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Beth Hall Nov 7 2021 1:52 PM

I am sorry I was unable to attend Jeanette's service today. I just wanted to say that she was a wonderful lady and a strong enfluence in my life. She will be greatly missed by many. My families prayers are with you all.

Mark Eller Nov 7 2021 1:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Janet and Vonley Brown Nov 7 2021 1:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Odie and Alecia Kuykendall Nov 7 2021 12:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeanette Grindstaff

Mike & Patty Murphy Nov 7 2021 10:30 AM

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