Millie Marie <I>Wood</I> Grissom

Millie Marie Wood Grissom

Death 23 Jun 1968 (aged 69)
Burial Casey, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 28273531 · View Source
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Mrs. Millie Marie Grissom, age 69, of Homer, passed away quite suddenly at her home about 7:00 a.m. Sunday. She had resided there about 20 years.

Mrs. Grissom was born October 17, 1898 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Uriah and Mattie (Strockbine) Wood. She was married April 4, 1915 to Jesse Grissom.

Survivors are: her husband, Jesse of Home; five sons, Wood of Hardenville, Lesters of Indianola, Russell of Fairmont, Doyle of Homer and John of Decatur; five daughters, Mrs. Bonnie Washburn of Martinsville, Mrs. Wanda Forren of Marshall, Mrs. Patsy Gray of Greentown, Ind., Mrs. Norma Cheely of Paris and Mrs. Karen Stayton of Homer; five sisters, Mrs. Nellie Smith of Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. Lula Hess and Mrs. Verla Thomas, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Zelma Roan of Greenup and Mrs. Eleanor Butel of Lombard.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 25, at 2:00 p.m. at the Markewell Funeral Home with Rev. Bruton Heleine officiating. Burial was in the Casey Cemetery.


Marie's husband, Jesse Grissom, was my Dad's brother.

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Novak
  • Added: 14 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28273531
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Millie Marie Wood Grissom (17 Oct 1898–23 Jun 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28273531, citing Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Novak (contributor 47024498) .