Gwendolyn A. Grubbs
Ms. Gwendolyn A. Grubbs, 58, died Saturday April 23, 2016, at her home in rural Jefferson Davis County. Memorial Services for Ms. Grubbs were held on Saturday April 30, 2016 at Powell Ministry Church of God in Christ, with Elder James Powell officiating. Laird Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. .
Ms. Grubbs was the daughter ‘of the late T. 1. Grubbs and the late Alma Moses Grubbs of rural Jefferson Davis County. At an early age she joined the Macedonia M. B. Church, and remainded a member until she moved to New Hebron and united with the Silver Creek M. B. Church.
Ms. Grubbs attended J. E. Johnson and Prentiss High Schools, prior to working much of her adult life for Magnatek and Sanderson Fann until failing health forced her into early retirement.
Ms. Grubbs’ survivors include her son, Billy Ray Newsome III of New Hebron; two sisters, Donna L. Expose of New Hebron, and Connie Grubbs of Moselle; two brothers Donald Grubbs of Florence, and Robert (Shirley) Grubbs of Florence, and a number of other relatives and friends.