The Shelbyville News
Jesse A. Grissom, 61, overseas veteral
of World War I, died Sunday at 2:45 a.m. at the home of a brother, George Grissom, 43 Fourth St. He had been in failing
health for several months and had been confined to a veterans' hospital in Louisville, Ky.
Monday, September 13, 1954
WORLD WAR I
James A. Grissom, 61
succumbs at Brother's
An employe of local furniture factories for several years, Mr. Grissom was born in this city on July 2,
1893, the son of Nelson and Hannah (Bartlett) Grissom He is survived by the widow, Willa Grissom,
the brother at whose home he died and one other brother and four sisters, The latter are Chester Grissom and
Mesdames Sadie Wise, Justine Parrish, and Carrie Martin, of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Cinderella Roberts
of Drumright, Okla.
Mr. Grissom was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church at Louisville.
Last rites will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Murphy Mortuary. Burial will be in Forst Hill
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
A Shelby County Newspaper
Mrs. Julia Ann Grissom passed away at 1:40 o'clock Sunday morning at her home on
Grissom Lane at the age of seventy-six. She is survived by four sons, Noble
of St. Joseph, Mo., James of Jeffersonville, and Alvin
and Frank of Indianapolis; also by three daughters, Mrs. Arrow Gunn, of Philadelphia, Miss
at home and Mrs. Myrtle
Penn at home. Mrs
Grissom also leaves two brothers, Robert and Beverly Howard,
and seven grandchildren. She has been a devoted member of the Second Baptist Church for the past sixty years.
Funeral services will be held at the church Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be
made in Forest Hill in charge of Ralph J. Edwards.
March 14, 1926
COLORED WOMEN DEAD
Mrs. Julia Ann Grissom Passed Away
Submitted by David