Partner Dixie Lee Ruliffson, buried together

Queer Places:
Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois 62221, Stati Uniti

Brenda Jean Grissom was the owner of The Polish Shop in Belleville, Illinois.

Brenda Jean Grissom was born on January 13, 1951, in St. Louis, Missouri. She co-owned the Char-Pei Lounge in Belleville, Illinois and Char-Pei's City Center in E. St. Louis, Illinois. She was a greeter at Belleville Wal-Mart.

Brenda was an active member of the St. Louis area LGBT community and a member of Metropolitan Community Church in St. Louis, Mo., and T.O.P.S.

She died on March 8, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her life companion, Dixie Lee Ruliffson.[1]

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  1. ^https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66699643/brenda-jean-grissom