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Lionel Grizzell

October 11, 1938 — September 27, 2022

Lionel D. Grizzell, age 83, of Trussville, AL went to be with the Lord on September 27, 2022. Mr. Grizzell was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. He worked for the City of Birmingham for over 30 years before retiring. He was an avid Alabama football fan and loved to fish.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Sam Grizzell and Ora Belle Clifton Grizzell, brothers, Edsell Grizzell and Carlon Grizzell.

Mr. Grizzell is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Wanda A Grizzell; his son Bryant Grizzell (Tammy); his daughters, Robbie Vernon and Deborah Coulan (Norman); special niece, Rachael Norris; special sister-in-law, Sharon Parker. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews.

The funeral for Mr. Grizzell will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, AL on Saturday, October 1st at 12:00 p.m. with the visitation for friends and family held one hour prior to the service. Burial will immediately follow at Jefferson Memorial’s adjoining gardens. Pastor Bill Evans is officiating.

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

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