Published 12:06 pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Pearl Gritton peacefully departed this world as spring arrived on March 20, 2017.
She was born Pearl Berryman May 28, 1932 in Irvine, Ky. She married the love of her life, Maurice Gritton, on September 19, 1953. They had two children, Stephen and Debra. She enjoyed working in the home, at the Harrodsburg school cafeteria, and at Eaton/Signet manufacturing company. In retirement she enjoyed babysitting with her extended family. She also loved tending to her gardens, both vegetables and flowers.
She spent the past six years in Tryon, N.C. at the independent living apartments of White Oak Village. She made many friends there and participated in a variety of activities. She spent the last week of her life under the care of St. Luke’s Hospital in Columbus, N.C. and then in the kind and caring hands of the Smith Phayer Hospice House in Landrum, S.C.
She had a radiant impact on everyone she met and was loved and will be missed. She was a long time member of Hopewell Baptist and Immanuel Baptist churches in Kentucky. She is survived by her son Stephen and his wife Millie. She will be going home to Kentucky for burial.
Submitted by Steve Gritton