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Paul K. Grissom, 84
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Paul K. Grissom, 84, of McMinnville (Highland community) died Tuesday, Jan. 20, at River Park Hospital.
He was born April 21, 1930 in Warren County and was a retired dry-wall and plaster contractor and farmer, and a member of Highland Church of Christ. Mr. Grissom was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd Kenneth and Plina Retha Jones Grissom; first wife Nadell Cantrell Grissom; sisters Christine Thomas and Betty Ann Hill, and brothers John Grissom and William Nelson Grissom.
Survivors include his wife, Stella Parker Grissom; daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Stacy Caldwell; granddaughter Lacey West; stepchildren Doug Parker and Jennifer Parker; grandson John D. Parker III and wife Sarah; great-grandchildren Noya and Iris Parker; and sisters Dorothy Clark and Sue Lee. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Grady Partin will officiate. Interment will follow at New Bybee Chapel Cemetery. The Grissom family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 21, 2015