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Doretta Grissim Word, 91

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GOODLETSVILLE -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 6 at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home for Mrs. Word, 91, formerly of Lebanon. Retired admininistrative assistant to the CEO of Rogers Group, Inc. she died Mar. 1, 2010 in Dayton, OH.

She was a dedictaed member of College Hills, Madison Church of Christ and the Jonathan Wright Chapter DAR. The family will receive friends Friday 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: siblings Ken (Bobbie) Grissim, Pearl (Jim) Cross and Alice (Kenneth) Burkett; sisters-in-law Edith Waters and Carolyn Garrett; daughter Martha Word Haley, her "special son" John D. Haley II; two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren; along with 11 nieces and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband John Raymond Word; parents Hamlet Eugene and Mary Alice Young Grissim; siblings Young, Gene, Billy and Joe Grissim; Louise Jones and Helen Hayes.

Active pallbearers: Ken, Kai, Steve, Andrew, Daniel and Terry Grissim, Jim Cross, Kenneth Burkett, Shane & David Hinson and Jeff Penix. Honorary: Ben R. Rechter, Gene Ward, Lynn Cain, Vance McKinney and Robert Knott.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Madison Church of Christ Christian Care Center or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH, 45420.   Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodletsville, is in charge of arrangements.

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