Rev. Paul Melvin Grisham, of Bean Station, born May 26, 1941, in Bean Station, TN, was called home on January 14, 2020, at Ridgeview Terrace Nursing Home in Rutledge, TN. He was 78 years old. Paul served in the Armed Forces, loved people, and loved God. He pastored several churches during his life and was a long haul truck driver his entire working adult life.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evalina “Belle” (Wolfe) Grisham, parents John and Leona (Watson) Grisham, and siblings Emerson Grisham, Dorothy (Jim) Furguson, Clarence Grisham, Lois (Ralph) Armstrong, Ralph Grisham, Elmer (Nina) Grisham, Lonnie Grisham, and William “Billy” Grisham. He is survived by his brother Frank Grisham, children Dwain Grisham, Leona Grisham, and Elizabeth Grisham, his grandchildren Hunter (Amity) Grisham, Taylor Grisham, Kenley Gust, Hadassah Jackson, Haziah Grisham, Aslan Grisham, and Jalen Grisham, special daughter-in-law Danielle Jones, and host of loving friends and family.
The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Big Hill Baptist Church in Mooresburg, with Memorial Services to follow. Rev. Dale Harris will officiate the service, assisted by Rev. Howard Bloomer, and Rev. Marty Shelton.
Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.
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