John Avery Grizzle

Resident of Dahlonega

Mr. John Avery Grizzle, age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his residence.

Born August 21, 1933, in Lumpkin County to parents Grayson and Louise Tolbert Grizzle, John had lived most of his life here. He was a retired concrete finisher and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Carroll in 2003. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Minnie Thompson Grizzle, Dahlonega, son and companion; Tim Grizzle and Beth Hunter of Lawrenceville, son and daughter-in-law; Jimmy and Satilla Grizzle, Dahlonega. Four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, September 2, 2018  in the chapel of Dahlonega Funeral Home with Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiating. Interment followed in Dahlonega Memorial Park. 

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements by the professional staff of Dahlonega Funeral Home 20 Gibson Road Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-864-DOVE (3683).

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812