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Donna Gail Grissom, 62
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Bone Cave resident and Van Buren County native Donna Gail Grissom, 62, was born Dec. 20, 1959 and died July 18 at her residence following an extended illness.           

A retired employee of Saint Thomas River Park Hospital and a member of Shellsford Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Landy Power and Shirley Cunningham Grissom. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister Lanita Walling, and nephew Landy Matney.

Ms. Grissom is survived by sons Marty (Kellie) Cowan of Tampa, Fla., and Chris (Carrie) Cowan of McMinnville, grandson Ethan Cowan of McMinnville, granddaughters Journey Cowan, Gracie Cowan and Christa Cowan, all of McMinnville, and very special friend Susan McCormick of McMinnville.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 22, at High’s Chapel with Gene McClure and Jeff Lance officiating. Burial will follow at Long Cemetery in Van Buren County. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service at High Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 20, 2022