Charlie Joe Grantham, 78, of Cisco, died Saturday, August 27, 2011 in Big Spring.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Palo Duro Baptist Church with Allie Balko officiating. Burial will be in Palo Duro Cemetery at Wildorado. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Vega.
Mr. Grantham was born on November 25, 1932 in Wildorado, TX to Ross and Alba Grantham. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked in the construction and real estate industries.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Grantham; son, Marcus Grantham; two infant daughters; his brother, George Grantham; and his parents, Ross and Alba Grantham.
Survivors include sons, Allie Balko of Medina, TX and Danny Balko; daughters, Judy Hallgren of Las Vega, NV, Deborah Whaley of Amarillo, and Teresa Higgins of Jasper, GA; sisters, Wanda Wetzel and Deelia Copeland, both of Colorado Springs, CO; and 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Palo Duro Cemetery Association, Box 82, Wildorado, TX 79098.
Viewing will be from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Tuesday at Boxwell Brothers at Vega.