"Dignity without Compromise"
Eddie Grayson, lifelong resident of Beggs, died Friday morning, August 27, 2004 at Tulsa Regional Medical Center at the age of 69. He was born January 3, 1935 in Beggs to the late Cleveland and Cora (Gallaway) Grayson. He had worked for Okmulgee County and enjoyed working with tractors. Eddie attended the Handy Chapel A.M.E. Church of Beggs. Survivors include a brother, Eugene Grayson and wife Doris of Beggs, a sister, Ruth Henderson and husband Hosea Henderson, Jr. of Oceanside, California, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 1, 2004 at the Handy Chapel A.M.E. Church with Pastor Linda Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the New Post Oak Cemetery. Viewing will be Tuesday from 9-8 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs.