Grizzard, Dianne, age 65 of Mt. Juliet, passed away Feb. 17, 2018. Mrs. Grizzard was born in Clarksville. In 1970, she was voted Homecoming Queen in her senior year at Clarksville High School. She attended Austin Peay University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education and met her husband, Kent. She was a Metro school teacher for more than 20 years. After retirement from teaching, she and her husband bought the Sub Stop Restaurant at 17th and Broadway where they met thousands of friends.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She lived life to the fullest with laughter and joy. She also loved to travel. A friend summed up her life with these words: Thank you for the sunshine that you brought to this world. Thank you for your friendship and for being all that God wanted you to be on this earth. We are all better for having known you.
Mrs. Grizzard was preceded in death by parents, Gilford and Bonna Martin. She is survived by husband of 42 years, Kent Grizzard; sons, Jeff (Mary) Grizzard and Jake (Noel) Grizzard; sister, Sandra (Elvy) Martin Watson; and grandchildren, Renick, Maryn, Jackson and Hutton.
Funeral services were held Feb. 19 at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet, and interment followed at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com