Emmie Grisham 1933-2023


Graveside services for Emmie Grisham, 89, of Alba are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 at Pilgrim Rest #2 Cemetery in Golden.

Mrs. Grisham passed away Jan. 20, 2023 in Tyler. She was born March 15, 1933 in Golden to Joe and Effie Wilson Lutonsky. Emmie lived all her life in the Alba-Golden area and was a member of Pilgrim Rest #2 Baptist Church. She married Jack “Sam” Grisham in Alba on March 15, 1951. She worked as a sewing factory supervisor. Emmie was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 49 years, Jack “Sam” Grisham; brother, Daniel Lutonsky; two sons-in-law, Larry Holte and J.C. Gore; and an infant grandbaby.

Survivors include her son, Jackie Grisham; two daughters, Shirley Holte and Cynthia Gore of Alba; brother, Walter Lutonsky of Quitman; sister, Marie Galyean of Mineola; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

The family received friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.