HENDERSON — Calvin Coolidge (Tyler) Grissom, 97, formerly of Henderson, North Carolina, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, in Burlington, North Carolina.

Born in Warren County, he was the son of the late Thomas J. Grissom and Ada Wynn Grissom.

Mr. Grissom was a member of Forest Hills Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Sossamon Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Frank Sossamon and the Rev. Ronnie Matthews. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Sunset Gardens.

Surviving is his wife, Myrtle Abbott Grissom; three sons, Stephen K. Grissom, Donnie Stainback and Mike Stainback (Beth); one sister, Elizabeth Lane; one brother, Robert “Bobby” Grissom; nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; and a very special friend, Barbara Kinton.

He was preceded in death by, one sister, Eunice Cummings, and four brothers, Claude Grissom, Graham Grissom, Thomas Grissom and Sidney Grissom.

The family wishes to give a special “thank you” to Mary Ann Walkup for all her help given to them.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Sossamon Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.sossamon

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