Karen Yvonne (Leming) Grissom

Funeral services for Karen Yvonne (Leming) Grissom were held March 12, 2021, at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Sulphur, with Pastor Dick Terry officiating. Interment followed at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur.
Grissom was born Sept. 19, 1941, in Sulphur, to the late Charles Grover and Mabel Naomi (Awbrey) Leming. She died March 9, 2021, in Sulphur, at the age of 79. She and H.F. “Pete” Grissom were married on April 3, 1980, in Sulphur. He preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 2010.
Grissom grew up in Sulphur, graduating from Sulphur High School, Class of 1959. Later she attended East Central University, earning a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. She spent 23 years teaching elementary students at Mill Creek Public Schools, retiring in 1997.
Survivors include two sons, James Gastineau of Pontotoc and Joe Gastineau of Milburn; one daughter, Alisa Mabry of Ada; five granddaughters; eight grandsons; several great-grandchildren; as well as two sisters, Judi Barrett of Tulsa and Teresa Leming of Oklahoma City.
Services were entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur.
On-line condolences may be offered at halesfuneralhomes.com.

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