Faye Elsie Grissett

of Freeport, TX

July 22, 1916 - November 1, 2023

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Janie Elsie ''Faye'' Hill Grissett was born in Angelina County, Texas on July 22, 1916 to Cicero and Janie Rodgers Hill and passed away on November 11, 2023 at the age of 107. She married Laurie Grissett on June 12, 1937 and they were married for 62 years at the time of his death on July 5, 1999. Mrs. Grissett was a member of the Jones Creek Baptist Church and worked tirelessly for many years serving in many positions, Sunday School and Training Union Teacher, GA leader, nursery worker, VBS teacher and helping in many other ways throughout the years. When her daughters were young she volunteered as a Girl Scout Leader. She was a wonderful homemaker and cook. She helped her husband in many ways. Together they raised cows and pigs. They planted and harvested a huge garden each year, canning and freezing the vegetables. Her family always loved eating at Grandma's house because she was such a wonderful cook. They especially loved her purple hull peas, chicken and dumplings and her yeast rolls. She was also a talented seamstress making most of the clothes her daughters wore including prom and wedding dresses. She was a quilter. She pieced and hand quilted quilts for each of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mrs. Grissett is survived by her son Thomas Grissett (Fairilou) of Jones Creek; daughters Charlotte Skinner of Sweeny and Jamie Etie of Jones Creek; grandchildren
Cheryl Pitts, Larry Grissett; Janey Daugherty, Neil Skinner, Wendy Harris and Julie Sides; great grandchildren Dana Bond, Sarah Cuthbert, Katherine Pitts, Ryan Grissett, Colton Grissett, Alyssa Wisby, Megan Daugherty, Logan Skinner, Carson Skinner, Cassidy Harris, Kennedy Harris, Kylie Harris, Katy Lowe, Haley Lowe, Jacob Monical, Luke Sides, and Emma Sides; great-great grandchildren Jonah Bond, Rachel Bond, Hannah Bond, Ethan Bond, Dylan Cuthbert, Jackson Cuthbert, Kyle Cuthbert, Brynn Wisby, Clay Wisby, Elle Wisby, Karsyn Lowe, Parker Woods and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Laurie Grissett, an infant daughter, her 15 brothers and sisters, sons-in-law Bill Skinner and Douglas Etie and granddaughter Laurie Etie Monical.

Private funeral services were held on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Burial was at the Gulf Prairie Cemetery in Jones Creek, Texas. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity or to the Jones Creek Baptist Church.