Cover photo for James Malcolm Chism's Obituary
James Malcolm Chism Profile Photo
1935 James 2015

James Malcolm Chism

March 16, 1935 — February 21, 2015

James Malcolm Chism, 79, of Ridgely, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at his residence. He was born March 16, 1935 to the late James Houston and Cora Elizabeth Bargery. He was a member of the Ridgely Church of Christ. He was retired from the Lake County Utility District, a 20 year volunteer Fireman for the City of Ridgely, a member of the Ridgely Chamber of Commerce, a 12 gallon blood donor for the American Red Cross, an Army Veteran, a former Ridgely City Alderman and a former Lake County Commissioner. Funeral services will be on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Ridgely Church of Christ conducted by Jeremy Pierce. Interment will follow in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Nick Eddlemon, Brandon Chism, Ben Eddlemon, Cody Chism, Brad Chism and Jacob Tittle. Visitation will be Sunday, February 22nd at the Ridgely Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara Chism; 1 daughter Vickie Chism Eddlemon (Jimmy) of Nesbit, MS; 2 sons, Wyman Chism (Pam) of Ramer, TN, Mike Chism (Donna) of Hornbeak; 1 sister, Margaret Jo Chism Tittle (Eldon) of Ridgely, 9 grandchildren, Nick Eddlemon, Katie Eddlemon Pierce, Ben Eddlemon, Chad Chism, Cody Chism, Brad Chism, Laura Ann Chism Nanney, Brandon Chism, Jamie Morris and 16 great-grandchildren, Jaci, Jadyn and Brody Eddlemon, Azlyn and Aymish Pierce, Brylee and Hartlee Eddlemon, Jackson, Copeland, Braydon, and Berkleigh Chism, Drake, Laken, and Lainey Chism and Philip Scott and Anna Morris. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Mackie Glen Chism; 2 brothers, Norman Lewis Chism, Sylvester Chism; his grandson Christopher Glen Chism; and 2 great-grandchildren, Caidyn Pierce and Jacob Scott. The family requests memorials be directed to the American Red Cross and New Pathways for Children in Melber, KY. Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Malcolm Chism, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 22, 2015

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgely Church of Christ

, Ridgely, TN 38080

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, February 23, 2015

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgely Church of Christ

, Ridgely, TN 38080

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Final Resting Place

Monday, February 23, 2015

New Haven Cemetery

, Ridgely, TN 38080

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree