Viola Lee (Giles) Grindstaff

August 2, 1938 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 83)


Viola Lee Giles Grindstaff, age 83, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. She was born on August 2, 1938 in Nottoway, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel S. Grindstaff, her parents, Merlin and Claudia Booth, and brothers, Lewis Giles, Raymond Giles, and Hubert C. Manning.


Viola loved to cook, crochet, read, work jigsaw puzzles, play cards, and fish. Into her later years she enjoyed solitaire on the iPad. She was a bookkeeper for 40 years and retired after working for Herring Decorating, Inc. for 30 years. Viola was a member of Bethel Methodist Church in Amelia County, Virginia.


Viola is survived by her loving daughter, Shelly Lee G. Chakford; son-in-law, Karl M. Chakford; sister, Merlin Rose Honerton; brothers, Alvin C. Booth and wife Loretta, William R. Booth and several nieces and nephews.


There will be a graveside service held on at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Rice, Virginia.  


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Graveside Service
October 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Trinity Memorial Gardens, VA

October 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Gardens Rice, VA

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