|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1933|
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 1990|
Lawrence County councilman Forrest M. Grissom, 56, dies MITCHELL - Forrest M. Grissom, 56, of Mitchell, died Friday evening at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was presently serving his 12th year as a Lawrence County councilman and was a candidate for re-election to that office.
Born Sept. 10, 1933, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William Milton and Violet Pearl (Ryburn) Grissom. He retired from Central Foundry in 1986. He was co-owner of Persimmon Tree Antiques in Mitchell. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mitchell and of Mitchell Lodge 228 F and AM. He was coordinator of retired UAW Foundry employees in Lawrence County. He was a member of the Lawrence County Salvation Army Board and of the Lawrence County 4-H fair board.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn (Gore) Grissom, whom he married in 1953; one son, Milt Grissom of Franklin; one daughter, Jan Bowles of Marengo; two brothers, Douglas Grissom of Bedford and Richard Grissom of Mitchell; two sisters, Martha Atchinson of Bedford and Violena
no last name of San Jose, Calif.; two grandchildren and two step grandchildren.
Several brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Haverly Mortuary in Mitchell, with the Rev. Tom Fuller officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call in Chapel B of Haverly Mortuary 4-8 p.m. today, 2-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. until services Tuesday.
Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Haverly Mortuary.
The family requests that any memorials take the form of contributions to the Lawrence County Heart Association, the Mitchell First Baptist Church or any charity of their choice.
Herald-Times (Bloomington, IN) - Sunday, April 8, 1990
William Milton Grissom (1891 - 1977)
Carolyn Rose Gore Grissom (1933 - 1990)
Maratha M. Grissom Atchason (1923 - 2004)*
Ryburn M Grissom (1927 - 1972)*
Richard R. Grissom (1931 - 1997)*
Forrest Milton Grissom (1933 - 1990)
Mitchell City Cemetery
Plot: Section 12, Lot 69, Space 1
GPS (lat/lon): 38.73473, -86.48546
Created by: DW
Record added: Nov 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44322969