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Floyd Grissom

Monday, February 11, 2002

Floyd Edmond Grissom, son of the late William Silas Grissom and Ollie Wolford Grissom, was born Aug. 4, 1917 in Mount Pleasant, Ark. and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Feb. 7, 2002, at the age of 84. Mr. Grissom was of the General Baptist Faith, was a former custodian with Inthertherm Heating & Cooling in St. Louis. He was united in marriage to Clara Mabel McGuire on Jan. 31, 1941 at Melbourne, Ark., she survives of the home in Dexter. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, William Edmond Grissom of Dexter and Donald Jack Grissom of Cat Spring, Texas; by one daughter, Pansy Dowden of Greenwood, Ind.; by one sister, Rhea Melton of Wenatchee, Wash.; by three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Grissom, Claude Grissom, and Oscar Grissom; and two sisters, Edith Weaver and Anna Newell. Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 - 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 in the Rainey-Mathis Chapel with Pastor Karen Oldham officiating. Interment followed at the Dexter Cemetery with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of arrangements.

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