Kathryn Grisham, 80, of Thorndale died Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Bertram Nursing Home in Bertram.

A viewing will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the funeral home with Pastor Adam Lake officiating. Burial will be at Salty Cemetery.

Mrs. Grisham was born Oct. 30, 1939, to Hubert Lee and Myrtis Lee (Bounds) Jackson in Pasadena.

She moved to Rockdale when she was in the third grade, then to Thorndale also while in elementary school.

In 1954, she married Darnell Pinkerton in Salty.

She was primarily a homemaker and she also worked at C.A. Forbes, Carol’s, and for the state of Texas.

Mrs. Grisham enjoyed taking care of her family, large family gatherings and holidays.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Thorndale.

Mrs. Grisham was preceded in death by her husband, Darnell Pinkerton; former husband, Lester Grisham; her parents; brothers and sisters Gail Spates, Daryl Jackson, Renee Mitchell and Lynn Jackson; and a grandson, Kevin Caffey. Survivors are a brother,

Survivors are a brother, Dwayne Jackson; her children, Denece Rhines and husband Glenn of Hutto, Nell Caffey of Thorndale, Donna Swenson of Belton, Charlie E. Grisham and wife Jan of Thorndale, Wesley L. Grisham and wife Denise, of Thrall; 15 grandchildren and their spouses, Melissa Perlinger (Stacy), Alisha Nicole Rogers (Rob), Laura Hines, Todd Rhines (Shauna), Jason Rhines (Jennifer), Randi Scruggs (Brandon), Amanda Scruggs (Steven), Keith Caffey (Amanda), Kayla Longoria (John), Scott Holder (Kim),Miles Grisham (Victoria), Lauren Lovelace (Logan), Morgan Grisham, Shelby Grisham, and Ryan Grisham.

Also, her great-grandchildren Pearce, Presley, Parker, and Paityn Perlinger; Michael Charske; Jacob Rogers; Austin and Logan Rhines; Taylor and Caleb Rhines; Caden Huckaby; Cohen Archer; Liam and Trinity Parker; Elliana (Ellie) Longoria; Savannah and Saylor Grisham; Kamryn, Kyler, Hadley and Nathan Holder.

Pallbearers will be Stacy Perlinger, Pearce Perlinger, Michael Charske, Keith Caffey, Caden Huckaby, Miles Grisham, Ryan Grisham and Scott Holder.

Rockdale Reporter

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