Lunette Laird Grandstaff

February 23, 1925 ~ August 8, 2018 (age 93)

Lunette Laird Grandstaff departed this life on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the age of 93.  She was born on Feb. 23, 1925 in Mossy Head, Florida to Jeff and Ruby Laird.  She retired from Okaloosa County Schools as a Lunchroom Manager.  She was a member of First Baptist Church, Mossy Head, Florida. As a faithful pastor’s wife and Christ follower, she served alongside her husband (T.J.) in the ministry for close to 50 years. She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband (“T.J.”)  one sister Betty Jones and a great grandchild, Aiden Walker.


Survivors include her 4 sons:  Thomas (Carol), Jerry (Rhonda), Wayne (Deborah), and Dale (Jeanneane) Grandstaff.   sisters Myrle Griner (Gene) and Oleatha Edenfield.  Twelve grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren brought her much joy and enriched her life immensely.


A time of visitation with the family will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Mossy Head, Florida. Services will be conducted by Jerry Grandstaff, Chad Hixson, and Bill Ferrand.   Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be at Crowder Chapel Cemetery.


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


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