Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Lula Mae Gribble


09/08/1922 - 04/08/2017


Lula Mae Gribble, age 94, of Roanoke Rapids, NC and formerly of Graham County, NC passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

She was a native of Graham County, NC and the daughter of the late James Harvey and Mary Elenor Jenkins Moore. Lula had been a seamstress in the clothing industry.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Gribble; one daughter, Vandell Lamb and two sisters, Dora Johnson and Viola Brooks.

She is survived by two sons, James "Jim" Sammons and Jerry Gribble; one daughter, Betty Jean Neiding and many grandchildren, Judy Oglesby, Trace Oglesby, Melanie Oglesby and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 12-1 PM, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, NC.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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