Contributed by
Regina Kaye Grisham Sass

The Florence Times
Thursday Afternoon, February 12, 1953, pg 3

Rites Conducted for Mrs. Mary A. Grisham

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o’clock for Mrs. Mary A. Grisham, 93, who died Wednesday at her home in Weeden Heights after a lingering illness. 

Services were held at the Weeden Heights Church of Christ of which she was a member, with Lester Frawley officiating, assisted by Claude Lewis.  Burial followed at the Harvey Cemetery near Rogersville. 

Surviving are three sons, S. W. Grisham, Athens, N. L. Grisham, Five Points, Tenn.; and O. O. Grisham, Wichita, Kans; four daughters, Mrs. Carl Wright, Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. Jane Crouch all of Florence, and Mrs. M. H. Weathers, Loretto, Tenn.  There are also a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was the wife of the late M. H. Grisham and the daughter of Mariah Carmichael and Andy Landman of Huntsville. 

Active bearers were Walter Pardue, John Graham, Villard King, James Fenn, Ray Hunt, Herschel Sims.

Funeral arrangements were by Chisholm.

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