The Cheney Free Press, Cheney, Washington, Nov. 19, 1897
James M. Grinstead
After an illness of several weeks duration, James M. Grinstead departed this life, Wednesday evening, Nov. 16, 1897.
Mr. Grinstead was born at Munfordville, Ky, April 29, 1813. He removed to Washington in 1874 from Missouri settling at Dayton. In 1882 he came to Cheney where he has since resided.
Temperate and consistent member of the Christian church, Mr. Grinstead was a model citizen whose familiar form will be sadly missed by his neighbors and friends.
Of the eight children only two are in this state. Miss R. S. Grinstead has been in constant attendance at his bedside during his last illness, leaving a good position at Spokane in order to do so. The other daughter is Mrs. Frank Chalenor of Palouse City who has been here during a portion of the father's illness. She has been notified of the death and is expected to be in attendance at the funeral.
The funeral service will be at the late residence this morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. W. Orchard Hays officiating. The remains will be shipped to Dayton and there interred beside his wife who was buried 17 years ago the 9th of this month.
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