Address: Hughes Gap Community
Date of Death: Saturday, December 28, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Bertie Street Grindstaff of the Hughes Gap Community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 28th, 2013 at Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of Mitchell County she was a daughter of the late Jess and Laura Melton Street. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Hubert Lingerfelt, who passed away in 1976; son, Dennis Street, who passed away in 2011; sister, Myrtle Vanzile; brother, Starlin Street; granddaughter, Kendra Lingerfelt and a great-grandson, Michah Morton. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who always put her family first. Bertie enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning and tending to her many flowers.
Surviving is her loving husband of 35 years, J.C. Grindstaff; daughters: Shelby Walker of Johnson City, Carloyn Richarson and husband, Roger, of Bakersville, Doris Lingerfelt of Bakersville, Sue Hoilman and husband, David, of Unicoi, TN and Tina Hughes and husband, Paul, of Bakersville; sons: Jessie Lingerfelt and wife, Lisa, Kenneth Lingerfelt and wife, Tammy, Charles Lingerfelt and wife, Betty, all of Bakersville; sisters: Betty Goodwin and Ora Grindstaff both of Bakersville; brothers: William Street and wife, Mattie and Arville Grindstaff all of Bakersville; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, December 30th in Beans Creek Church of Jesus Christ. The Rev. G.B. Garland and Larry Garland will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the church. Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the Garland Cemetery on Blevins Branch Road.