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Ina Grigg Towery

LAWNDALE — Mrs. Ina Grigg Towery, 75, of 102 Falls Road, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 24, 1928, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Nesbitt “Neb” and Sedelle Lee Grigg. She retired after 22 years of service as a Cleveland County Veterans Service Officer. She was a member of Lawndale United Methodist Church, where she was a former choir member. She was a former president of Lawndale Woman’s Club and a participant of the Upper Cleveland Theater Group and Greater Shelby Community Theater. Her hobbies were her family and crafts.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Louie “Buck” Grigg, and a sister, Barbara “Bloss” Grigg Beam.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Hugh F. Towery of the home; two daughters, Angela Towery Blanton and husband, Ronnie, and Tina Towery Nejberger and husband, Serge, all of Lawndale; a brother, Sam Owen Grigg of Lawndale; a sister, Joy Grigg Hakan of Chapel Hill; two grandsons, Rodney Blanton and wife, Melody, and Lee Nejberger, all of Lawndale; and two great-grandchildren, Megan and Miranda Blanton of Lawndale.

The funeral is today at 3 p.m. at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Marti Haliburton and David Reep officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.