Charlie Grubb

Charlie Mae Lair Grubb, 89, of Hamburg, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Ashley County Medical Center. Mrs. Grubb worked for Arkansas Power and Light for 30 years. Mrs. Grubb was a member of the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Grubb; her parents, Charles L. and Ellie Belle Brady Lair; a brother, Dan Lair and a sister, Marie Lair Winters.

She is survived by two sons, Ricky Grubb and wife, Melinda, of Glen Allan, Miss., Max Grubb and wife, Debbie, of Hamburg; three daughters, Pat Simpson and husband, Jerry, Kay Avery and husband, Bob, all of Jefferson, Texas, and Glenda Jones and husband, Don, of Joaquin, Texas; a brother, John Lair and wife, Sandy, of Lakeview; 16 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 10 a.m., Feb. 4, at the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. Josh Luellen and Trey Emory officiating.

Burial followed in the Promise Land Cemetery.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Nicholas Simpson, Bill Avery, J.R. Grubb, Tony Grubb, Jonathan Grubb, Zach Grubb, Emory Grubb, Brandon Richter, Daniel Richter, Devin Richter, Tyler Richter, Spencer Richter and Jordan Richter.

Honorary pallbearers were her great-grandsons.

Memorials may be made to the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church, Don Kelley’s Playground for Kids, 765 Ashley Road 70, Hamburg, AR 71646.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

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