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Thursday, October 14, 2004

Irene Grigsby Mong, 71, of Mooresville, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at home of natural causes.

Born Feb. 5, 1933, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Grover Cleveland "Bunk" and Elizabeth Rodgers Grigsby Sr.

She was a homemaker and, in the 1950s, worked in production for Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington, Ind., and then as a switchboard operator for Indiana Bell Telephone in Mooresville.

She was a member of Monrovia Church of the Nazarene.

She was also preceded in death by a son, James Edward Mong; brothers, Alfred, Clyde, Clifford, Grover, Cleveland and Everet Grigsby; and sisters, Essie Smith, Edna Holwald, Violet Wright and Lola Grigsby.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond E. Mong, of Mooresville, Ind., whom she married July 15, 1951; a son, Anthony Ray Mong, of Mooresville; daughters, Vickie Jo Harless and Betty Jo Mann of Mooresville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville. Burial will be in White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, with the Rev. Darrell Dennis officiating.

Friends may call 3-8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.