Harriet “Jane” Grizzell, 93, died at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Taylorville Care Center.
She was born on January 1, 1921 in West Frankfort, IL to Elmer Joshua and Harriet Sylvia Rains Lovel. She married Clyde Walker Grizzell on January 27, 1940 and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1990. Jane was a resident of Springfield since 1941 and was a homemaker. She and her husband owned Grizzell Insurance and Real Estate. She was a charter member of Woodside Methodist Church and a member of United Methodist Women, DAR and DUV. Survivors include two daughters, Diane (Tom) Curtright of Columbia, MO and Pamela (J. Barry) Johnson of Springfield; one son, Jeffrey A. (Kim) Grizzell of Taylorville; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. A memorial gathering will be held from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Woodside United Methodist Church, 3519 Sheffield Rd., Springfield, IL. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Woodside United Methodist Church with Rev. Linda C. Harrod officiating. Private graveside service will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabObituary.com