Graveside services for Glenn Grubbs were held Sept. 6, 2020, at the New Hebron Cemetery. Mr. Grubbs, 86, of New Hebron, passed away Sept. 4 at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. Rev. Earl Clark and Rev. Mike Grenn officiated. Saulters Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Pallbearers were Shannon Slater, David Collins, Billy Fraysier, Tommy Sills, Jackie Daughdrill, Charles Slater, Rusty Sherman, and Cade Butera.
Glenn Grubbs was born on March 7, 1934, in Shivers, to Burnly Grubbs and Etta Westmoreland Grubbs. He graduated from New Hebron High School in 1953 and moved to Jackson, where he went to work for Stewart Potato Chip Company. He later worked for Seal Lilly Ice Cream Company. Glenn moved back to New Hebron five years later and spent the next 28 years farming, growing corn, soy beans, and raising hogs. In 1996, he was elected as county supervisor for District 4 in Lawrence County, where he served until his retirement in 2016.
Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on his farm. He liked to travel and visit his children and grandchildren as often as he could. He was a member of New Hebron Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Earl Grubbs; and two sisters, Bernice Culpepper and Maydene Slater.
Mr. Grubbs is survived by his wife of 64 years, June Sherman Grubbs, of New Hebron; two daughters, Glenda Munka (Bill), of Olive Branch; and Jennifer Thompson (Carl), of Nolensville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, McKenzie Butera, Addie Butera, Cade Butera, and Maggie Butera; and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.