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Friday, March 15, 2013

DL Capt. Tad Alan Grisham

~ IN MEMORY ~
DL Capt. Tad Alan Grisham
April 14, 1958 ~ March 2, 2013

Word has been received with news of the passing of Air Force veteran and DL Captain Tad Alan Grisham, age 54. Captain Grisham hired on with Delta 10-24-1988. The Grisham family suffered another loss just 10 months ago with the death of Tad’s mother Peggy. Captain Grisham is survived by his wife Judy and their two sons, and is also survived by his father Merle. Personal condolences may be sent to the Grisham family at
804 Andrean Way , Peachtree City GA 30269-3803 ... (770) 631-4973

To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at www.mowellfuneralhome.com/  
Captain Grisham’s obituary may also be viewed our our blogspot at http://pcnflightwest.blogspot.com/   
A memorial service was held March 5th at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Georgia.

 
Biography:
Mr. Tad Alan Grisham, 54, of Peachtree City, died March 2, 2013. After graduating from the Air Force Academy, Tad served 8 years in the United States Air Force. He then began a career with Delta Airlines as a pilot that lasted over 24 years. He was also active in coaching with the Lazers and the Lightning soccer programs for over 15 years. He was member of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church since 1999.

He was preceded in death by his mother Peggy Grisham. He is survived by his wife Judy Grisham of Peachtree City; sons Mathew Grisham and Davis Grisham, both of Atlanta; father Merle Grisham of Jasper, GA; sister Nancy & Tim Jackson of McDonough and his brother Ross & Stephanie Grisham of Jasper.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. Pastor Fritz Wiese and Pastor Miriam Beecher will officiate. A reception will follow the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Tad’s memory to Southwest Christian Care or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City.

Memorial Service:
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 1:00 PM at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church
A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.

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Peggy Grisham : Obituary
Posted by Staff Writer in Obituaries Tuesday, May 1, 2012

   Mrs. Peggy Ann Grisham passed away on April 28, 2012 in the Sunshine Manor of Jasper, GA.
   Mrs. Peggy Ann Grisham, daughter of Harvey and Barbara Ellen Warren Paulsell, was born August 5, 1933, in Rolla, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Merle Grisham on May 17, 1952, at the First Presbyterian Church in Rolla, Missouri. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents.
   A Memorial Service for Peggy will be held on Tuesday, May 1st in the Henry Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. at 3:00pm with visitation beginning at 2:00.
She is survived by her husband, a brother, Robert E. Paulsell and family of Tremont, Illinois. She is also survived by three children and four grandchildren. Peggy dearly loved her family. The first child, a son, Tad Alan, was born April 14, 1958, in Drexel Hill, PA. Nancy Ellen, the second child, was born October 22, 1960, also in Drexel Hill, PA. Ross David, the third child, was born August 15, 1970, in Decatur, GA. Peggy's grandchildren are Mathew Grisham of Atlanta, Davis Grisham of Orlando, Fl, Taylor Jackson of McDonough, GA, and Casey Jackson of Athens, GA.
   The many moves and the hardship of relocating were brought about through her husband's railroad career. When the family moved to Georgia in the late 1960's Peggy took a secretarial job in the Georgia State Senate, a job she seemed to have been in training for since high school.
   Peggy had graduated from high school as the valedictorian of her class at age sixteen. She had worked as a secretary to the local district attorney. She declined a scholarship at Southern Methodist to care for her ailing father, then attended business school where she met her husband to be.  In later years at the Georgia State Senate, she worked as a secretary and later became an Administrative Assistant. The politics surrounding the State Senate was most interesting to Peggy.
   Peggy's children and her family life brought her the greatest joy. Her religion and church participation began in the early stages of her life in the Christian church. She enjoyed teaching children's Sunday school classes at the First Christian Church in Donelson, Tenn. and chapel Woods Presbyterian Church in Decatur, GA.


Writing, reading, sewing and knitting were Peggy's most enjoyable hobbies.


She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements were entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA.

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