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Grace Ann “Merenda” Willis Crouse

Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 84)
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 100049415 · View Source
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Grace A. Crouse

March 27, 1928- October 29, 2012

Crouse, Grace Ann (Merenda) age 84, passed away in her sleep on Monday, October 29, 2012, in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she lived with her daughter and son-in-law. Preceded in death by husbands, Charles Blackiston, Jr. and Carl Crouse; parents, Shelton and Harriet (Pot) Willis; son, Charles "Chuckie" Blackiston, III and great-granddaughter, Bella Blackiston. Survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Barbara Blackiston of Pasadena, MD; daughter, Deborah Suttles of Powell, TN; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Ben Barredo of Knoxville, TN; step-daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Ricce Sholock of Hurricane, WV; ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, James and Suella Merenda of Lecanto, FL; one nephew and two nieces. She was born in Newark, NJ March 27, 1928. Raised her children in Baltimore, MD, and retired to Florida before moving to Knoxville. She will be remembered for her creativity, love of reading, American history, and for loving her family including three dogs and four cats. But most of all she lived up to her name GRACE. Funeral service 2:00 pm Friday, November 2, 2012 at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel. Interment immediately following at Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1:00 – 2:00 pm Friday at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel. Please share memories, pictures, and condolences at

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  • Created by: Teresa Harris
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100049415
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Ann “Merenda” Willis Crouse (27 Mar 1928–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100049415, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Teresa Harris (contributor 47303607) .