Tuesday, October 19, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Marvin Jones.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery in Hannibal, Missouri.
Pallbearers: Justin Smith, Ryan Morris, Jeff Moore, Todd Moore, Paul Gray and Daniel Gray. Honorary pallbearer is Mike Lowrance.
Juanita Louise (Simms) Grisham passed away unexpectedly at 10:21 a.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2004 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Missouri. She had been a resident of the Vandalia area since 1991 moving here from Texas. Juanita grew up in the Hannibal area and was a Lutheran by faith. She had been a homemaker all her life and worked at the Bobbie Brooks garment factory in Vandalia years ago. Juanita enjoyed crafts and attending flea markets.
Born: January 27, 1922 in Hannibal, Missouri the daughter of Lloyd Levi and Mable Lottie (Totsch) Simms.
Married: Charles William Grisham on September 18, 1937 in Hannibal, Missouri; he preceded her in death on July 4, 1991.
Survivors include: three sons, Charles W. Grisham Jr. of Vandalia; Benny L. and wife, Sherrie Grisham of Springfield, Illinois; Steve Scott Grisham and Pamela Sue Grisham of Fulton; two daughters, Connie L. and husband, Joe Moore of Brighton, Illinois and Sheila K. and husband, Larry Smith of Vandalia, Missouri; one sister, Murial Smith of Lee's Summit, Missouri; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: husband, Charles William Grisham; five brothers, Howard M. Simms, Jack L. Simms, Francie S. Simms, Harold W. Simms and Glenn E. Simms; three sisters, Catherine Simms, Verna Imogene Mesler and Naomi Ruth Weiss.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P O Box 972, Mexico, Missouri 65265-0972