MITCHELL – Lawrence H. “Jed” Grissom, 93, Mitchell, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 23, 2005, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born August 26, 1912, in Martin County, he was the son of John and Melissa (Stroud) Grissom.
He was a US Army veteran of World War II and a member of Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church.
He had worked for the B&O and Monon Railroads and was last employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation.
Surviving: nieces and nephews,
Peggy McNeely and husband, Bob, and family, Mitchell
Chuck Blanton and wife, Kathy, and family, Orleans
Geneva Morris and family, Mitchell
Connie Prunty and husband,
Carl Blanton and wife, Betty, and family, Mitchell
Danny Blanton and wife, Barb
Robert Terry and wife, Alice
Robert Shawn Terr
John Blanton and family, Shoals
Gene and Nova Grissom’s family
His parents; brothers, Dennis and Opal Grissom; sisters, Nellie, Gertrude Bridges, Gladys Conley, and Mary Blanton; half brother, Rice Blackerby; and nephew, Gene Grissom preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 27, at Bonds Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Rob Martindale officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home.