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Wilma Wright Grigg

Mrs. Wilma Wright Grigg, age 90, passed away after a brief illness, Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Carolinas Medical Center-Cleveland. She was born on February 4, 1925 in Cleveland County to the late Charlie Lee Wright and Maggie Beatrice Weathers Wright. Wilma and her husband Carl were owners of Carl Grigg Electric Company from which she retired. She was a member of Westview Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late husbands Carl Grigg Sr. and Quay Baxter; son, Carl Grigg, Jr.; brothers, Herman Wright, Everett Wright, Ralph Wright, and Zeb Wright; sisters, Helen Camp, Margaret Hendrick, Eunice Queen, and Maxine Willis.

She is survived by her son, Tommy Baxter and wife Julia of Shelby; daughter, Diane Baxter Brogden and husband Harry of Lincolnton; sisters, Isabel Lowery and Faye Hopper of Shelby. Also her loving grandchildren, Lee Brogden and wife Mary, Chris Brogden and wife Jenny, Tommy Baxter Jr. and wife Lisa, Jennifer Baxter Boling and husband Jason, Vincent Baxter and wife Sherry, Jessica Hoopaugh and husband Chris, and Tonya Wacaster and husband David; and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00pm at Westview Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Bowling officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours before the service from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm in the sanctuary.

Memorials may be made to: Westview Baptist Church, 500 Melody Lane, Shelby, NC 28150.

Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Grigg.

Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com


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