Betty June Grindstaff

Betty June Grindstaff, 87, of the Toe Cane community, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at the home of her daughter, Rebecca, and her husband, Kevin. She was the daughter of the late Homer and Bess McKinney Johnson and the wife of the late Joe Grindstaff. She was also preceded in death by an infant son. Betty was a former employee of Roberts Chevrolet and worked many years for Taylor Teague CPA in Spruce Pine.

Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca McKinney, and husband, Kevin, of Bakersville; her granddaughter, “the sunshine of her life,” Stacie McKinney Johnson, and husband, Marty, of North Wilkesboro; “adopted granddaughters,” Jenny and Kelly McKinney; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Ruth and Zeb Thomas Johnson; nieces and nephews; and her church family.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with the Revs. Sherrill Whitson, Mark McKinney and T.J. Robinson officiating. The family received friends two hours before the service. Burial followed in the Green Young Cemetery. 

Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. 

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Grindstaff Family.

Mitchell News-Journal • Dec. 12, 2018

The MItchell News

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