Shelby Cecil Chism

Shelby Cecil Chism passed away at his home near Ash Grove on June 30, 2019, at the age of 83.
Chism was a retired stockbroker who worked in brokerage firms in St. Louis for 40 years. From 1987- 1989 he served as president of the four state region NASD. He was a Mason and a Past
Master of the Equality Lodge #497. He served for 13 years on the school board of the Newburg R-II school district including as vice president and president.
Chism is survived by his wife of 45 years, Thena Lampe Chism; son, Andrew Lucas Chism (Holly); daughter, Connie Louise Tyler; and sister, Mary Longinotti; five grand- daughters, one grandson, two great-granddaughters, and five great-grandsons.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Faye Brock Chism; his son Michael Francis Chism; his daughter Elizabeth Anne Chism; and two sisters, Oleta Gandy and Linda Dudek.
Visitation will be Friday, July 5, 2019 from 1 p.m. until service time at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with burial to follow at Ash Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Ash Grove Sunshine Center.


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