Sheila Faye Grindstaff Nidiffer

Published 1:24 pm Friday, February 2, 2024

Sheila Faye Grindstaff Nidiffer, 67, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Sheila was born in Carter County to the late Earl and Lora Shouse Grindstaff. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Tex and wife Thelma, Jerry and wife Shirley, Bob and Joe and wife Betty; a niece, Rachel; and a nephew, Robert.
Sheila had worked as an administrative assistant and was a member of Unaka Baptist Church for most of her life. She loved her granddaughter and her family and enjoyed singing at church, calling up her son and her friend Hope and chatting with them every day.
Those left to cherish Sheila’s memory include her husband, Conley Nidiffer, of the home; her son, James Grindstaff and wife Christine; her beloved granddaughter, Emmaline Grindstaff; her sister, Janice Calloway; and her nieces, Paula and Julie.
A memorial service to celebrate Sheila’s life will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, February 8, at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton. The family wishes to thank Hope Rambo, Sheila’s very good friend, who was so helpful during Sheila’s illness. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Sheila to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by visiting the website at Words of comfort and sympathy may be shared with the family on our website at
The family of Sheila Faye Grindstaff Nidiffer is in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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