Frances Christine Grissett

– 12/10/2022

Obituary for Frances Christine Grissett


Frances Christine Grissett – 66, formerly of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away peacefully, December 10, 2022 at her residence in Knoxville surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Knoxville to the late George C. Walker Jr. and Jannie Ruth Walker.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.

She was an active member of Spurgeon Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, a founding member of the Six times Sixty Social Group, an officer of NAPFE Local 316 Postal Workers Union, a past Chairperson of the Scarboro Alumni Association and a member of the Oak Ridge High School class of 1974.

She lived for a number of years in Germany and in the North Carolina cities of Hope Mills and Fayetteville where she attended Simon Temple A.M.E. Zion church.

She is survived by son, Dennis Tyrrel Walker, Sr.; sisters, Gail Walker, Laurie Blackman and Wendy Walker; brother, George Curtis Walker III; grandchildren, Kiyana, Dominique and Tyrrel Jr. (T.J.) Walker, Jordan and Kaylin; a host of nieces and nephews and extended family members of the Freeman-Wells and Walker Burris Families; devoted friends to include: Randy Stephens and Cynthia Manley.

The family will receive friends, 5:00- 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Spurgeon Chapel, 100 S. Benedict Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830; Military Honors, 6:00 p.m.; funeral service to follow, Rev. Erica N. Haigler, Officiating


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Receiving of Friends

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
5:00- 6:00 p.m
Spurgeon Chapel
100 S. Benedict Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
6:00 p.m
Spurgeon Chapel
100 S. Benedict Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830