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Nellesa Eldrane Grinestaff

Obituary Nellesa Downing Grinestaff, 83, of Gamaliel, Kentucky passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, KY. She was born August 17, 1934 in Flippin, Kentucky to the late Victor Roy Downing and Elma Frasier Downing. She was a retired school teacher for Monroe County Board of Education, and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. She was united in marriage on June 10, 1956 to Glen Ray Grinestaff who proceeded her in death on August 30, 2008.She is survived by daughter: Deborah Davis and husband Scott of Tompkinsville, two grandchildren: Jonathan Davis of Gamaliel, Natalie Davis Copass and husband Cody of Tompkinsville, Sister-in-law: Nina Downing of Indiana, one nephew: Don Downing, one niece: Tina Downing Curry, several great nieces and nephews also survive.In addition to her parents and husband she was proceeded in death by two brothers: Donald Downing and Kenneth Downing. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 3 at 11:00 AM at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel, KY with burial to follow in the Neal Cemetery at Flippin.Visitation will be Friday, February 2 from 3:00 PM till 8:00 PM and after 7:30 AM on Saturday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Neal Cemetery or Thomas Grinestaff Cemetery. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Nellesa Eldrane Grinestaff please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Neal Cemetery Neal Cemetery Tompkinsville, KY, 42167 Visitation FEB 2. 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation FEB 3. 7:30 AM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service FEB 3. 11:00 AM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Nellesa Eldrane Grinestaff, please visit our floral store.

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Bobby&Barbara Ferguson Feb 3 2018 12:00 AM

She was my 4th grade teacher at Gamaliel and I have some very fond memories of her. She was a wonderful teacher and loved by all her students. RIP Mrs. Grinstaff prayers to her family and friends. Charlotte Turner Howard

Charlotte Howard Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

Mrs. Girnestaff was a wonderful teacher who was inspiring,patient and understanding. She was a simply lovely lady.Very sorry for your loss. Sabrina Hale Bowman

sabrina bowman Feb 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nellesa Grinestaff

MARTHA BURNETTE ALLRED Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss .From the family of Witt and Jewell Burnette of Celina, Tennessee. Witt was a first cousin to Nellesa. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

MARTHA BURNETTE ALLRED Feb 1 2018 12:00 AM