Brenda J. Grissom

Brenda J. Grissom
, 60, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, January 13, 1951, in St. Louis, MO, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Miss Grissom was the Owner of The Polish Shop in Belleville. She was a member of Metropolitan Community Church in St. Louis and T.O.P.S. She was a greeter at Belleville Wal-Mart.

She was preceded in death by her

  • Father: James K. Grissom
  • Life companion: Dixie Lee Ruliffson
  • Niece: Lauren Reeb.

Surviving are her

  • Mother: Kathryn, nee Jones, Grissom
  • Brother: James M. Grissom of Belleville, IL
  • Sister: Tammy (Doug) Morton of O'Fallon, IL
  • Aunt: Virginia Voelkel of Belleville, IL
  • Nieces:
    • Alana (Jeff) McBride
    • Tara Morton
    • Kayla Morton
  • Nephew: James Cole Grissom
  • Special Friend: Dan Williams of Belleville, IL

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the Belleville Humane Society.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 2-6 pm, Sunday, March 13, 2011 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Monday, March 14, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Weston officiating. Interment will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences left for Brenda J. Grissom:

    So sorry for your loss. Known Brenda for a long long time. She was a wonderful person and a good friend. My deepest Sympathy to all her family. she will be greatly missed

    Cathy Stebbins Swansea IL 62226

    Aunt Katherine, we are so sorry to hear about Brenda. Larry and Paula called me this morning to tell me of your loss. The Jones Family will try to make the visitation on Sunday. Linda, Paula, Larry and Dennis Jones - Loyce and Paul's children.

    Linda and Ed Sorrels Festus MO 63028

    I am so sorry for your loss. Brenda was a dear friend of mine since 1982. She will be sadly missed.

    Lisa Herman Swansea IL 62226

    I offer solace to the family and friends of Ms. Brenda Grissom. Her words were comfort, her smile reassurance. She was our greeter. She holds a special place in our hearts. She was a friend. She will be remembered.

    Kyla Berry Belleville IL 62220