Willie Merle Gavin Grice
Funeral Date: 1/8/2011

Willie Merle Gavin Grice, age 72, of Warren, AR. died Wednesday January 5, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. Born September 24, 1938 at Dermott, AR. a daughter of the late Cliff Gavin and Lillie Webb Gavin she was a retired seamstress for Jack Winter and LaDonna Sportsware, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the widow of Junior Elton “Pete” Grice who died May 29, 1982. Also, preceding her in death was a sister Helen Triplett. Survivors are 1 son Scott Grice and spouse Tammy, Pansy, AR. 1 brother Billy Ray Gavin, Pansy, AR., 2 sisters Evelyn Hoover, Pansy, AR. and Anna Laura Burdine, Dallas, TX. 2 grandchildren Derek Grice, Warren, AR. and Katie Grice, Pansy, AR. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 8, Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Randy Murphy and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Kathy Morman. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Rye, AR. by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jeff Adams, Tommy Davis, Roger Sanders, Ray Gavin, James Kitchens and Roger Hairston.




Name: Patsy Watson
Message: Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Scott, Tammy, Katie & Derek, We are so very sorry for your loss, but our loss is Heaven's gain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow and we will remember you in the days, weeks and months ahead. If there is anything that we can do for you and the family please let us know. We love you, Brenda & Eddie

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Another star in the sky tonight. We are praying for the family, God bless!

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Scott & Family: Please know that you all are in our prayers, and that your Mom is now at peace & in a much better place. May God's love comfort you during your time of grief.

Name: Patsy (Taylor) & Arnis Glover
Message: Dear Gavin Families, we are so sorry for the loss of your loved may. May the Lord give you you peace.

Name: Levie Angle & Family
Message: So sorry to hear of Willie Merl's death. She will be missed. Alvin, John, Sam, & Levie Angle

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: John and Debby Arnn
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Scott and Tammy, so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a sweet lady that raised a great son! You all will be in my thoughts and prayers! Love ya!

Name: Barbara Keathley
Message: So sorry the loss of your mother and mamaw. Love you all Mom

Name: Robert & Laverne Laster
Message: Willie was a good friend of ours for many years,I know today she is in the pressence or our Lord..We and all who knew her,Willie will be missed so much..Our payers and thoughts are with the family..

Name: Angie Ferrell
Message: Scott, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Tom and Linda Standridge
Message: Willie was avery sweet person and a good friend, Derek you are in our prayers, we love you

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: What a reunion our parents are having in heaven. My parents thought so much of yours,in fact your Mom was the first person to sign my(Sandy)baby book when I was born. Our prayers are with you in the coming days.

Name: Stephanie Harton
Message: Just know that I am so sorry for your loss and your family will continue to be in my prayers.

Name: Deena Cornish
Message: JUst wanted to let you know we are thinking of you all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: We're sorry for the loss of your love one. May God Bless you and get you through this hard period in your life.

Name: Ricky & Lorrie Davis
Message: Scott, Tammy, Derek & Katie, We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you.

Name: Catherine,Johnnie Angle,Preston,Felton Parker
Message: With our deepest sympathy to each of you. Will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers

Name: Maranda Henley
Message: My family and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know we will be thinking of you and praying for you. With Love, Maranda

Name: Beverly Boyd
Message: Evelyn I am so sorry about the death of your sister. You know I will pray for your comfort and peace.

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: Scott, Tammy, Katie, and Derek You are in our prayers. The loss of your Mother & Grandmother is certainly Heaven's gain. Mrs. Grice was so blessed to have such a wonderful family.

Name: Tammy and Kenny Hensley
Message: Scott and family

Name: Tammy and Kenny Hensley
Message: We are so sorry about the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Debby Donaldson
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: Bob & Mary Nresbitt
Message: Our Prayers will be with all of you in the coming months. All Of U are Christians, so U know God will walk U through this.

Name: Fannie Nixon Porter
Message: As I read about the death of Willie Merle, many memories of our early childhood returned.