Peggy B. Grice, age 89, of Irvington, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, at her home.
Mrs. Grice was a member of First Baptist Church of Irvington. She was a faithful and devoted wife, supporting her husband, Hillery, in several business ventures, including Roy E. Ray Airport in Irvington. If you knew her, you knew how caring and giving she was. She was always doing everything she could to take care of other’s needs. Peggy was affectionately known as “Airport Mom” to many. She prepared and served countless meals to family and friends at the airport. To know Peggy was to love her and she will be greatly missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Hillery W. Grice; son, Jody Grice; parents, Richard and Alyne Barnes.
Survivors include her children, Robby Grice (Angela), Kim Welton, and Phillip Grice (Lisa); grandchildren, Hailee Butts (Jeremy), Hilary Welton, Meredith Welton, Zack Grice, Alex Diemert, and Savannah McNeil; great-grandchildren, Bailey and Madison Butts and Sam and Caroline Welton; sister, Kathleen Reeves; brother, Bobby Barnes (Barbara); and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to Phyliis Robbins and Tershikeya “Tee” Jones for the devoted and loving care they provided to Mrs. Grice.
Pallbearers will be Zack Grice, Alex Diemert, Chris McNeil, Kyle Carden, Kurt Carden, and Steven Ross.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019, from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Dr. Ron Griffin and Bill Ross officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered at www.mobilefuneralservice.com.
So sorry for your loss, praying for your family. I know Heaven is feeling blessed to gain such a precious angel. Soar High Ms. Peggy
Denise & Mike HallEight Mile, AL
There will be a dimmer light on us all but Heaven will light up and shine brighter as they welcome their newest Angel. We are so very sorr for your family's loss, our love and prayers ate with you always
Denise HallEight Mile, AL
We loved our times with you and Hillery. You both added so much to our lives. Until we meet again. Love you
Nick and Judy SagerGranbury, TX
Miss Peggy - I loved everything about you! That’s why I came to see you every time I was at the hangar . I want you to know that . Jodie was my favorite , too.
Bradley G. SmithFairhopè, AL
Bradley G. SmithFairhope, AL
Roy E. Ray Airport will not be the same without her! Fond memories abound and will keep her alive in our hearts!
Gary McDuffieSallisaw, OK
Prays are with you Kim, Phillip & Robbie...and all the family members at this difficult time of loss. Amen to Peggy ~ You are with your Lord and Hillery and Jodi. xo
Luanne & George McNabFenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada,
You and Hillary made a place for me so long ago in the 70s while I was at Keesler AFB. Loved the skydiving...loved the family. Thanks. RIP
Michael PaulsenAnchorage, AK
Ms Peggy you will be missed!
Tripp WackerFlagler Beach, FL
A season of our lives ends and a new season begins. We are sharing in your loss with you, the family and friends of many years. We pray God will give you strength in the days ahead and a special peace to carry you through. Praying for strength and anointing for those sharing about her life.
Joe & Patti McDonaldMobile, AL