LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 4 at Wilson County Funeral Home for Mr. Grace, 60, of Lebanon.
Known as "Simply Amazin'" by his friends, the US Navy veteran died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at his residence.
Services were conducted by Brother Mark Rager. Interment was in Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: wife Betty Earlene Garrett Grace; mother Anna Catherine Kidd Grace; daughter Melissa (Joseph) Smithson; stepson Jeff (Angie) Blythe; stepdaughter Tammy Heath; grandchildren Noah and Nathan Smithson, Justin Hawkins, Hannah and Jacob Malone and Cody Blythe; four great-grandchildren; brothers Roger Grace, Robert Johnson and James Allen; sisters Jenny Johnson, Lou Shipley, Sue Donaldson and Laura Grace; as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by father Michael Frances Grace and sister Courtnay Grace Watts.
Wilson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.