Rev. Paul Melvin Grisham of Bean Station, born May 26, 1941, in Bean Station, Tennessee was called home on January 14, 2020 at Ridgeview Terrace Nursing Home in Rutledge, Tennessee. 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 Noon to 2 p.m. 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.
Arrangements by Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge