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Rena M. Grider, 85, Jamestown, KY (1930-2016)

She was a homemaker, and the daughter of the late Osco Bell and the late Pearl Craig Bell, and the widow of Vester Grider. She was born at Jamestown, KY, and was a resident of Jamestown at the time of her death. She was the matriarch of a large, respected family. She leave 41 direct living descendants to continue her legacy.
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Rena M. Grider, 85, Fox Lane, Jamestown, KY, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11amCT, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Randy Smith the officiating clergy. Burial will be in the Rexroat Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Monday, April 25, 2016, at the funeral home.

Rena M. Grider, 85, Jamestown, KY (1930-2016)

She was born May 28, 1930, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Osco Bell and the late Pearl Craig Bell. She died Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 85 years, 11 months, and 26 days.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include the following:
  • Four sons: Larry & wife Judy Grider, Gary & wife Debbie Grider, Terry Grider, and Tony & wife Patricia Grider, all of Jamestown, KY

  • Three daughters: Glenda & husband Joe Hoyt, Nancy, KY; Janice Wright, Gallatin, TN; and Deborah & husband David Grantham, Gallatin, TN

  • Two brothers: Eugen Bell, Jamestown, KY; and Freddy Bell, Bardstown, KY

  • Three sisters: Carol Chrisman and Linda Graves, both of Louisville, KY;and Betty Perkins, Jamestown, KY

  • Fifteen grandchildren

  • Nineteen great grandchildren
She was preceded in deathby her parents, husband Vester Grider; one brother, Hansel Bell; and one sister, Reba Franklin.

Send condolences to the family of Rena M. Grider

The H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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