Janet Farrow Grissett, age 58, entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Smyth County Community Hospital, Marion, Va.
Janet was an Elder in the United Methodist church and was the pastor of Grace and Greenwood United Methodist Churches in Marion. In addition to her love of ministry, Janet loved animals, always sharing her home with rescued dogs. Janet also loved RV travel, enjoying trips from the Canadian Yukon to Sunny Florida. Janet served several Methodist churches as a Pastor, BMW charge in Winchester, Va., Accomack Charge on the Eastern Shore of Va., Melrose UMC in Lottsburg, Va., Fieldale UMC, Fieldale, Va. and Grace/Greenwood UMC’s in Marion, Va. Janet had a special place in her heart for the UMC church and children of El Salvador.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Helen Farrow; and brother, George Farrow, Jr.
Janet is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Tracy Grissett; two sisters, Margaret Stackhouse (Warren) and Joyce Ewell; two brothers, Chuck Farrow (Gayle) and Al Farrow (Chris); several nieces and nephews; and her puppy dogs.
Memorial services will be held Monday, November 8, 2021 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 115 South Church St., Marion, Va. 24354, with the Reverend Dr. James Bennington officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Smyth Animal Rescue; by mail at Smyth County Humane Society, Attn: Smyth Animal Rescue, 112 South Iron Street, Marion, Va. 24354 or online at www.smythanimalrescue.org.
To share memories of Pastor Janet Farrow Grissett, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Janet’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.