Fay Grider Groce, age 72, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Fay was born on April 29, 1945 in Cumberland County, Kentucy to the late Elzie Grider and Florence Farlee Grider. She had attended Centerpoint Church of the Nazarene.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Groce, one daughter, Jennifer Ann Groce, two stepgrandchildren, Sheila Willis and Shelley Willis, and one sister, Sharon Harper.
Survivors include one son, Tracey Groce (Azure) of Burkesville, four daughters, Rosetta Willis (Bill) of Albany, Christine Blythe (David) of Edmonton, and Marie Killman (Jimmy), and Priscilla Dyer (Matthew), all of Burkesville, one sister, Brenda Arms of Burkesville, two brothers. Ray Grider of Indiana and Kay Grider of Albany, 19 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Burkesville, with Bro. Bob Thrasher officiating. Burial was in the Jarvis Cemetery. Pallbearers were Alan Blythe, Matthew Blythe, Curtis Groce, Kevin Willis, Matthew Dyer and Sammy Farlee. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Willis, David Blythe, Zander Groce and Jimmy Killman.
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.balloustotts.com.