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Celebrating the life of
James Robert Chisholm
July 18, 1951 - March 17, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Bradshaw Carter
(713) 521-0066
  • Funeral Service
  • 3:00pm - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • St. Pauls United Methodist Church
  • 5501 Main St. (Map)
    Houston, Texas 77004

  • 713-528-0527
  • Graveside Service
  • 4:30pm - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • 2525 Washington Avenue (Map)
    Houston, Texas 77007

  • (713) 864-7886
  • Visitation
  • 2:30pm - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • St. Pauls United Methodist Church
  • 5501 Main St. (Map)
    Houston, Texas 77004

  • 713-528-0527

I would like to express my deepest sorrow for the lost of your dear loved one. The Bible offers words of comfort. ( John 5:28 & 29, Acts 24:15) I hope this message will be a source of comfort to you. If you have any questions feel free to contact one of Jehovah's Witnesses or log on to our website at JW.org. Sincerely, JW

JW, Houston, Tx

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Heinz Family, Andover, KS

Dear Dena My condolences to you and the kids. I'm not a great one with words but I know how much you all meant too him.

Craig and Melissa Chisholm, Prior Lake, MN

Dear Dena JJ Laura Brooke and Elle Jon and Katie Scott Lily and Caleb. We're so sad for your loss of Jim, a most loving husband, father and grandfather. He fought the good fight until the end. I see him sitting down with Jack, drinking a cup of coffee, swapping stories and catching up. We hope you feel comfort in that knowledge that we'll be made whole, reunited with loved ones and eternally rejoicing. We see him just paving the way... We love you all. Bill Nancy Tracy John Josh Becca Will Maddie Nixon Taylor Katie & Nick Calvin Jack and Chloe

Nancy and Bill Vaughn, Lafayette, CO

Dear Dena JJ Laura Brooke and Elle Jon and Katie Scott Lily and Caleb. We're so sad for your loss of Jim, a most loving husband, father and grandfather. He fought the good fight until the end. I see him sitting down with Jack, drinking a cup of coffee, swapping stories and catching up. We hope you feel comfort in that knowledge that we'll be made whole, reunited with loved ones and eternally rejoicing. We see him just paving the way... We love you all. Bill Nancy Tracy John Josh Becca Will Maddie Nixon Taylor Katie & Nick Calvin Jack and Chloe

Nancy and Bill Vaughn, Lafayette, CO

From our very first contact, Jim embraced us as family. He was always so jovial and so inclusive, Clearly, he loved his family and they loved him. We feel your loss and pray that the joy of your sweet memories and God's love will sustain you in the days ahead. Love and prayers.

Randy & Sansy Allen, Baytown, TX

James Robert Chisholm, 65, of Rosenberg, Texas, passed away in the comfort of his home after a hard-fought battle with pulmonary fibrosis on Friday, March 17, 2017. Born on July 18, 1951 in Joliet, Illinois, James was the youngest of three children to John and Shirley (Wills) Chisholm. He attended Lincoln Way High School in New Lenox, Illinois.

James graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and married his college sweetheart and best friend, Dena (Green) Chisholm of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1972. James and Dena moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1976 and started a family in 1978. Career opportunities took James and Dena to Houston in 2009. James worked hard to provide a wonderful life for his beloved wife of 44 years, three children, and four grandchildren.

James was extremely loving, supportive and proud of his three children, J.J. Chisholm, Jon Chisholm, and Katie (Chisholm) Allen. His positive outlook on life and sense of humor encouraged and motivated family and friends that surrounded him.

James is preceded in death by his parents and brother John Chisholm. James is survived by his wife, Dena Chisholm of Rosenberg, Texas; son, J.J. Chisholm, his wife Laura and their daughters Brooke and Elle of Tulsa, Oklahoma; son, Jon Chisholm of Wichita, Kansas; daughter, Katie Allen, her husband Scott, their daughter Lily and son Caleb “James” of Houston, Texas; sister, Carol (Chisholm) Dewitt of Clermont, Florida.

Family and friends are cordially invited to celebrate James’ life at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 5501 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77004 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 3pm.
Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery, 2525 Washington Avenue in Houston.

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I would like to express my deepest sorrow for the lost of your dear loved one. The Bible offers words of comfort. ( John 5:28 & 29, Acts 24:15) I hope this message will be a source of comfort to you. If you have any questions feel free to contact one of Jehovah's Witnesses or log on to our website at JW.org. Sincerely, JW

JW, Houston, Tx

Candle tribute lit by LiL' and Caleb James — Texas

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Heinz Family, Andover, KS

Candle tribute lit by Kayla and Jason — Kansas

Dear Dena My condolences to you and the kids. I'm not a great one with words but I know how much you all meant too him.

Craig and Melissa Chisholm, Prior Lake, MN

Candle tribute lit by Craig R. Chisholm — Minnesota

Candle tribute lit by Love you always Daddy-O, Your favorite daughter, Katie — Texas

Dear Dena JJ Laura Brooke and Elle Jon and Katie Scott Lily and Caleb. We're so sad for your loss of Jim, a most loving husband, father and grandfather. He fought the good fight until the end. I see him sitting down with Jack, drinking a cup of coffee, swapping stories and catching up. We hope you feel comfort in that knowledge that we'll be made whole, reunited with loved ones and eternally rejoicing. We see him just paving the way... We love you all. Bill Nancy Tracy John Josh Becca Will Maddie Nixon Taylor Katie & Nick Calvin Jack and Chloe

Nancy and Bill Vaughn, Lafayette, CO

Dear Dena JJ Laura Brooke and Elle Jon and Katie Scott Lily and Caleb. We're so sad for your loss of Jim, a most loving husband, father and grandfather. He fought the good fight until the end. I see him sitting down with Jack, drinking a cup of coffee, swapping stories and catching up. We hope you feel comfort in that knowledge that we'll be made whole, reunited with loved ones and eternally rejoicing. We see him just paving the way... We love you all. Bill Nancy Tracy John Josh Becca Will Maddie Nixon Taylor Katie & Nick Calvin Jack and Chloe

Nancy and Bill Vaughn, Lafayette, CO

Candle tribute lit by Randy& Sandy Allen — Texas

From our very first contact, Jim embraced us as family. He was always so jovial and so inclusive, Clearly, he loved his family and they loved him. We feel your loss and pray that the joy of your sweet memories and God's love will sustain you in the days ahead. Love and prayers.

Randy & Sansy Allen, Baytown, TX

Candle tribute lit by Stephen and Melissa Allen — Texas


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