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Brenda J. Grissom (January 13, 1951 - March 8, 2011)

Buried: Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Buried alongside: Dixie Lee Ruliffson

Brenda J. Grissom (1951-2011) was the owner of The Polish Shop in Belleville. She previously co-owned the Char-Pei Lounge in Belleville and Char-Pei's City Center in E. St. Louis. Brenda was an active member of the St. Louis area LGBT community and a member of Metropolitan Community Church in St. Louis, and T.O.P.S. She was a greeter at Belleville Wal-Mart. She was preceded in death by her life companion, Dixie Lee Ruliffson (1943-2007). They are buried together at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery (Belleville, IL 62221).

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