October 1, 2020
Billy Curry Griner, age 87, peacefully passed away on September 27, 2020 in his Hohenwald home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Hohenwald on July 5, 1933 to the late Conard Lester and Ella Mai (Curry) Griner.
Along with his parents, Mr. Griner was preceded in death by his grandson, Chad Curry Griner; and son in-law, Kenneth Karpel.
At the age of 20, Billy joined the United States Army where he served two years before being transferred to Army Reserves for another eight years of service. In July of 1964, he married his best friend and life partner, Irene King, and during...