Donald Grissom

Donald Grissom

Death 19 Aug 1959 (aged 34)
Burial Casey, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 28326693 · View Source
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Greenup, Ill. – Funeral services for Donald Grissom, 34, of Fairmont, formerly of the Greenup area, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Darington funeral home, Fairmont, with burial in the Casey Cemetery.

Mr. Grissom was killed instantly about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when the pickup truck he was driving was hit by a gravel truck in front of his home. His family found his body immediately after the accident lying several feet from the truck.

Mr. Grissom was born March, 1925 in Cumberland County, the son of Jesse and Marie Wood Grissom. They reside in Allerton.

Other survivors are his wife, Marie; eight children, all under 12 years of age; sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Washburn, Martinsville; Mrs. Wanda Forren, Taylorville; Mrs. Patsy Gray, Marion; Mrs. Norma Cheely, Paris and Miss Karen Grissom at home' five brothers, Wood Grissom, Robinson; Lester, Catlin; Russell and Doyle, Fairmount and John, Decatur.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Novak
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 28326693
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