Transition: Mary Elizabeth Grieg (Feb. 19, 1921-June 17, 2017)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Grieg, a resident of McKinney, Texas formally of Eureka Springs, was born Feb. 19, 1921 in Youngstown, Ohio, daughter of Aulbry and Irma (Higgins) Revels. She departed this life Saturday, June 17, 2017 in McKinney, Texas at the age of 96 years.

Betty graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas, Texas in 1938 and then later attended business college in Dallas. She worked most of her life as an Executive Secretary/Bookkeeper. After retirement in 1978 she and her husband moved to Eureka Springs. Betty worked for the Art, Craft and Hobby Shop next to the library until it closed.

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Greig of Prosper, Texas and Linda Hardin of Garfield, Ark.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

On May 21, 1939, she was united in marriage with James S. Greig who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Aulbry and Irma Revels. James and Betty were married for over 62 years and will be buried together in the Veteranís National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Ark.

Graveside Service & Interment will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2017