Our hearts are heavy because we have lost our Son, Brother, Grandson, Nephew, and Uncle Mark Grigg. He was only 23 years old.
A mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Church of Fairfax, Oklahoma. Father Bruce Brosnahan will preside. Casket bearers for the service will include Dalton Bowman, Jake Alley, Ross Bowman, Lane Alley, J.K. Hadlock, and Lee Bowman. Honorary Pallbearers are J. Paul Williams, Gregg Grigg, Perry Hudson, Jared Hudson, William Gates, Kameron Britton, and Chace Bowman.
Mark Eldon Grigg was born on January 1, 1996, in Ponca City Oklahoma. He was the son of Jimmy Raider Grigg and Jo Lynette Bowman. He was a member of the Osage Nation, Deer Clan, his Indian name is Ne-She-Walla. Mark served as an Alter-Boy at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fairfax. He attended Woodland Public Schools in Fairfax where he graduated with the class of 2014. He played baseball, football, and was a member of Osage County 4H. Mark enjoyed roping and participating in rodeos. Mark was enrolled in welding classes in high school where he obtained his welding license thru Pioneer Vo-Tech in Ponca City. In his free time, Mark was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish, hunt and spend time with his family and friends. He worked with his Uncles as a ranch hand. Mark also delighted in his Osage Heritage where he participated in the Gray Horse Inlonshka Dances every June where his Grandmother Barbara Bowman has a family camp.
Mark loved his family and was loved deeply by them. He enjoyed spending time with his niece and nephew. Mark was quick to make jokes that would make you laugh, he was also well-known in the Fairfax community.
Mark was reunited in heaven with his Grandfather Larry Bowman, Grandfather John Grigg, Brother Joshua Hight, Uncle Joey Grigg, and Uncle Shane Hudson.
Mark leaves behind to cherish his memory his Mother Jo Bowman, Father Jimmy Grigg, Brother Joey Grigg, Sister Larra Bowman, Niece Briana Britton, Nephew Kameron Britton, Grandmother Barbara Bowman, Grandmother Betty Grigg, Uncle King Bowman and his wife Tamara, Uncle Mark Bowman and his wife Dawna, Aunt Candace McPeak and her husband Chuck all of Fairfax. As well as Uncle Johnny Grigg and his wife Jean of Yukon, and his Great Uncle John Hudson and his wife Melody, Great Uncle Jim Hudson and his wife Tonya, and Great Aunt Rita Alley and husband Lee, along with many cousins.
Mark will be missed but never forgotten.