Belia Navarette Grisham, 95, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Belia was born in Balmorhea, TX on June 12, 1926 to Bonifacio Navarette and Susie Matta. She spent some of her early years in Santa Rosa, NM and later relocated to El Paso, TX. She married Dennis Paul Grisham on May 29, 1950 at the age of 24. Belia enjoyed gardening, cooking, fashion, and caring for family and others. She was an excellent cook but she was especially known for her delicious homemade flour tortillas and homemade pies and baked goods. Belia is proceeded in death by her parents Bonifacio Navarette and Susie Starling, her husband Dennis Paul Grisham, her sister Rachel Ruiz, brothers Tom Carrillo, Dario Navarette, & Fidencio (Nay) Navarette. She leaves behind her 3 beloved children, Dennis David Grisham, Margaret Ann Daniell, her husband John & their daughters Diana, Bethany, Hollie, and Lyndsey, & Yvonne Ann Mayfield, her husband Barry & their son Anthony, 6 great grandchildren & a great-great grandchild, as well as 5 surviving brothers Larry Navarette, Joe Starling, Charles Starling, William Starling, & Weldon Starling. A memorial service will be held from 1:00pm-4:00pm, Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Sunset Funeral Home-East, 750 N Carolina in El Paso. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00pm and will be conducted by Kade Dutton, ordained minister and longtime family friend of Midland, TX
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