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Paul Douglas Grissom, 74
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Paul Douglas Grissom, 74, a McMinnville resident and Van Buren County native, was born April 22, 1942 and died Jan. 1 at his residence following an extended illness.He was a retired employee of McMinnville Water Department, member of Laurel Creek Baptist Church and son of the late Phillip Lee and Velma Jewel Simons Grissom. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother David Grissom; and sister Bonnie Mosley.Mr. Grissom was married Sept. 10, 1966 to Judy Myers Grissom, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Anita Grissom Starkey and fiancé Todd Lowe of Gordonsville and Karen and Brian Reed of Woodbury; three grandchildren, Justin Clay Starkey of Spencer and Elijah Reed and Zulina Reed of Woodbury; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lloyd and Lemma Grissom of Tullahoma and Joel and Pam Grissom of McMinnville; two sisters and brother-in-law, Loretta and Ernie Delburn of Columbus, Ga., and Ruby Gooch of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.