GRISHAM, JOHN PAUL - Texas County, Missouri | JOHN PAUL GRISHAM - Missouri Gravestone Photos


Cabool Cemetery
Texas County,

Feb 25, 1923 Brandsville, Howell, MO
Sep 18, 2007 Cabool, Texas, MO

Jul 7, 1916
Sep 3, 2000

John Paul Grisham, 84, son of Richard B. "Dick" Grisham and Bessie Jane (Evans) Grisham, was born July 7, 1916, in the back of the Elk Creek country store owned by his parents. He died Sept. 3, 2000, at his home at Cabool.
He attended school at Elk Creek and graduated from Cabool High School in 1933.
He was a veteran of World War II. Following his discharge, he and his wife, Katie, returned to Elk Creek and assumed operation of the general store. In 1950, they moved to Cabool, where they began their vocation of "Main Street" merchants. They owned six businesses, two of which were started after the typical retirement age.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Kathryn Walker Grisham; three children, Paula Walls of Cabool, MO; Samantha Day of Fairfax, VA; and R.B. Grisham of Dallas, TX; two sisters, Pauline Skirvin of Aurora, CO, and Edna Young of Dallas, TX; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were Sept. 6 at the First Baptist Church in Cabool. Burial was in the Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry Funeral Home of Cabool. [Houston Herald, Sep 14, 2000]

Contributed on 10/11/15 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 10/11/15 • Approved: 10/11/15 • Last Updated: 4/18/18 • R775953-G775951-S3

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