James Franklin Grissom

James Franklin Grissom

Birth
Toledo, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Jan 1940 (aged 68)
Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bradbury, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 28366480 · View Source
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James was the son of Nelson and Susan Parks Grissom.

OBITUARY:

Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Illiinois) 15 Jan 1940, Mon.
J. F. Grissom, Native of Toledo, Dies

Special to The Journal Gazette
Toledo, Ill., - James Franklin Grissom of Champaign, a native of this vicinity, died Sunday night at Burnham City Hospital in Champaign. He was 68 years old.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Renner funeral home in Champaign at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, and the body will be brought to the Markwell funeral home in Champaign at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, and the body will be brought to the Markwell funeral home in Toledo. Services will also be held at the Toledo Presbyterian church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with Rev. Walter Baker officiating. Burial will be in Tippett cemetery, near Toledo.

Mr. Grisssom was born on a farm near Toledo. He resided in this vicinity until about 20 years ago, when he moved to Champaign.

Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Herman Grissom and Garrison Grissom of Mattoon; a brother John Grissom of Toledo and four grandchldren, Miss Winona Grissom and Norris and Lloyd Grissom of Evansville, Ind., and Miss Barbara Ann Grissom of Mattoon.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Novak
  • Added: 18 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28366480
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Franklin Grissom (18 Nov 1871–14 Jan 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28366480, citing Tippett Cemetery, Bradbury, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Novak (contributor 47024498) .