BRISTOL - Harriette Hargreave Massengill, 82, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at Oakmont at Gordon Park on September 13, 2020. She adored her family, loved her friends and community. She was born in Tampa, Florida, on February 5, 1938. She graduated from Columbus High School, Columbus, Georgia and Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Virginia. She earned a degree as a medical secretary and obtained a Real Estate license in North Carolina.She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She always sowed the seed of the importance of education. During her life, she was active in the Gardening Club, Bridge Club, and Mahjongg group. She enjoyed playing tennis, dancing and loved to travel. Education was so important to her and she enjoyed constantly learning new things.
Beloved wife of the late Dr. Raymond Massengill, Jr, whom she married on December 20, 1957 and who preceded her death on December 6, 2002. Loving mother to the late Kimberly Seibert, Debbie (Mark) Cornett, Raymond (Mary) Massengill III and Andrew (Mary) Massengill; adored grandmother of Carter Seibert, Jack Seibert; Tylor Cornett, Ryan Cornett; Emily Stubblefield (Aaron), Ellie Massengill and Mia Massengill; Andrew (Amber) Massengill, Jordon Massengill, Thomas Massengill and Nathanial Massengill; and cherished great grandchildren Donato Massengill and Felix Massengill, devoted daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Hargreave, dear sister of Andrew Hargreave, Peggy White and the late Beth Hargreave.
The Massengill family will receive friends on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, Bristol, Tennessee. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10:00 am for Family at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Tennessee. The family is asked to meet at the funeral home no later than 9:30 am to go in procession to the cemetery. The family would like to express extreme gratitude to the numerous home caregivers who have loved and cared for Harriette. In lieu of flowers, donations may be mailed to First Presbyterian Church of Bristol, 701 Florida Ave., Bristol, TN 37620 or St. Anne’s Catholic School, 350 Euclid Ave., Bristol, Virginia 24201.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Massengill and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.