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Levetta Grizzle

June 27, 1935 - August 27, 2017

Levetta June Arpealer was born June 27, 1935 to Billy and Julia Arpealer in McMillen, Oklahoma. She married Robert Howard Grizzle September 29, 1956 in Cleveland, Okla. Howard and Levetta moved from Norman, Okla. to the Rogue Valley in 1956. Levetta retired from Rogue Valley Medical Center after 36 years as a nursing assistant, and lived at her home in Talent for the last 30 years. She passed away at her home August 27, 2017 after a battle with cancer.

Levetta was devoted to her family and friends throughout her entire life. She was always willing to go above and beyond for her family and friends.

Levetta is survived by her sons, Robbie Grizzle of Talent, Oregon and Kenneth (Cindy) Grizzle of Myrtle Creek, Ore.; daughters, Ruby (Bernie) Kosola of Roseburg, Ore. and Debra (John) Grizzle of Medford, Ore.; brother, Bill Arpealer of Rattan, Okla.; sisters, Karen Arpealer Spalding of Antlers, Okla. and Jauquetta Arpealer Trotter of Antlers, Okla.; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Howard; her son, David Grizzle; sister-in-law, Mary Anna Arpealer; and nieces, Brooke and Becky Trotter.

The family would like to thank Asante Hospice and All Care Home Solutions for taking such good care of Levetta. There will be an evening visitation from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Conger-Morris Funeral Home, 767 S. Riverside Ave. in Medford. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, 4655 S. Pacific Hwy. in Phoenix. A graveside committal service will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Medford. Arrangements in care of Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, 541-772-7111. www.congermorris.com