Jesse Arlo Grissom

Jesse Arlo Grissom

Death 23 Apr 1993 (aged 97)
Burial Casey, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Plot Center Section Row 3 -N to S
Memorial ID 28273045 · View Source
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Jesse A. Grissom

Jesse A. Grissom, 87, of Homer, Ill. Died at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2983, in the Cole Hospital, Champaign, Ill.

He was born Sept. 26, 1895 in Greenup, the son of Thomas and Etta Winnett Grissom. He was married to Marie Wood in 1915, who preceded him in death in 1968.

Surviving are five sons, Wood Grissom of Robinson, Lester of Ridgefarm, Ill.,Russell of Oakwood, Doyle of Champaign and John of Decatur; five daughters, Mrs. Bonnie Washburn of Martinsville, Mrs. Wanda Forren of Marshall, Patsy Gray of Greentown, Ind., Norma Cheely of Paris and Karen Stayton of Homer, Ill.; one sister, Ora Shull of Casey; 40 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death besides his wife, Marie, were one son, Donald, and one daughter,Mary.
Jesse was a retired farmer.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 at the Markwell Funeral Home in Casey with Rev. Leland Culp officiating. Burial will be in the Casey Cumberland Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today, April 25.


Jesse Arlo Grissom was a brother to my Dad.

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Novak
  • Added: 14 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28273045
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Arlo Grissom (26 Sep 1895–23 Apr 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28273045, citing Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Novak (contributor 47024498) .