Addie Frances Pace

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Addie Frances Pace, 79, resident of the Center community near Blue Springs passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at The Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Miss.

Funeral Services honoring the life of Ms. Pace will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 29 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with Bro. Doc Shelton of Ripley officiating. Burial will be private.

Born May 1, 1938 in the Hamilton community of Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Bennett and Addie Mae Pace. Ms. Pace received her education in the Hamilton Public School System and in earlier years was a resident of Michigan before returning to her native state.

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Known for her love of caring for her pristine yard, she will be remembered as a charitable person who supported many worthwhile organizations.

Survivors include her children, Theresa Billingsly (Billy Wayne) of Abbeville, Benjamin Grulke of Pewano, Mich., and Raymond Grulke of Blue Springs, Miss., a sister, Mary Odom of Aberdeen, Miss., a brother, Andrew Pace (Donna) of Smithville, Miss., six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and her canine companion, Rocky.

Ms. Pace was also preceded in death by the father of her children, Gerald Louis Grulke, seven brothers and sisters.

The Ripley Funeral Home invites you to share memories with the Pace family at