William Maury Grissom

Monday, January 14, 2019

Funeral services for Mr. William Maury Grissom, 85, of Petersburg, TN, will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Forsythe and Bro. Billy Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery.

Mr. Grissom was born on April 20, 1933, in Maury County, TN to the late Leonard Vanburean and Mary McDaniel Jones Grissom. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of First Baptist Church of Petersburg. He loved hunting raccoons and horseback riding. Mr. Grissom passed away on Jan. 11, 2019, at his residence.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Juanita Hopkins Grissom; sons, Wayne (Lynn) Grissom of Cornersville, TN, Dane (Angie) Grissom of Howell Hill, TN, and Lane (Delane) Grissom of Chapel Hill, TN; grandchildren, Michelle (Jeff) McPherson, Dara Dixon, Andrew (Linda) Grissom, Anna Grissom, Brad (Kelli) Grissom, Chad (Jessica) Grissom, Wendy (Chris) Sawyers, and Kristen Curtis; twelve great-grandchildren; sisters, Thelma Frugoli of Idaho and Jean Holder of Cornersville, TN; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Van Grissom and Larry Grissom.

Visitation with the family was held at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to have served the family of Mr. Grissom.