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Ed Chism June 24, 1936 - November 25, 2017

Ed Chism, 81, of Horn Lake, MS, was born June 24, 1936 in Etowah, AR and passed away November 25, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto in Southaven, MS. He was a contractor and former member of the Antique Car Club.  He had two antique cars in the Johnny Cash movie, “Walk the Line” and was the inspiration for John Grisham’s book, “The Painted House.”  Mr. Chism was a good artist and furniture maker. He was a great singer and inspired many people through his karaoke.  Mr. Chism was an Army veteran of the Korean War.  He is survived by four sisters, Barbara Falcinelli, Hedy Triplett, Ernesteen “Tina” Marsh, and Elwanda Stottlemire; many nieces and nephews; ex-wife, Sandra Chism; stepdaughter, Susan Hinckley; grandson, Christopher “Deuce” Hinckley, Jr.; and two great grandsons, Brantley and Mason Hinckley.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Jessie Chism; one sister, Jerry Deal; and one brother, John R. Chism. Burial, with military honors, will be Monday, December 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Memphis, TN.

Burial, with military honors:
Monday, December 11, 2017
2:00 p.m.
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill-Irene Road
Memphis, TN
Phone: 901-543-7005

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    Kim Butler says

    Go Rest High On That Mountain
    Your Work On Earth Is Done
    Go to Heaven A Shouting,
    Love for The Father and The Son .
    —–Vince Gill Song—-
    ~Rest In Peace Uncle Ed~

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    Elwanda Stottlemire says

    You was always Loved by me. My heart goes out to Sandy your wife ,Susie your daughter and to Duece your only grandson, who all loved you .I hope and pray that for the 33 years your family resided on Ashford Dr. that they all will be able to continue to stay there .Your 4 sisters ,me being one of them all have our own homes. I prayed for your health and happiness and that no one interfers in what your wishes was. For your wife and companion, Sandy Glidewell Chism be granted to stay in the home you two shared for all the years you lived on Ashford Dr. All the good memories since my birth that I have of you will always be concerned for your family. The only one you ever had in your life. Love Elwanda

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    Christopher "duece" Hinckley says

    You will be greatly missed pawpaw ed, me and the boys love you with all our hearts,you left too soon before you could take them fishing..you were my biggest hero and the biggest part of my life.you we’re the greatest an only grandpa I’ve really had.im lost for more words because my heart is still broken.i love you pawpaw

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      Elwanda Stottlemire says

      DUECE, AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED, YOUR FUTURE HAPPINESS WITH YOUR KIDS AND MOM AND GRANDMA,WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY HEART FOR YOU TO NEVER FORGET MY BROTHER ED. I KNOW HE LOVED ALL OF YOU’LL. ESPECIALLY YOU, BEING HIS ONLY GRANDSON. PLEASE KEEP YOUR GRANDPA IN YOUR HEART. LOVE TO ALL OF YOU’LL.

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