Annie Ruth Grimes

GrimesFuneral services for Annie Ruth Grimes, age 93, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 24, 2016 at West Oaks Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating.  Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Billy Don Brumley, Rodney Bird, Willis Grimes, Russell Grimes, Paul Attaway and Richard Irby serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 prior to service time.

Mrs. Grimes passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Carriage House Manor.  She was born on July 29, 1922 in Wood County the daughter of Washington David Attaway and Lottie Mirinda Bird Attaway.  She married Walter Willis Grimes on January 13, 1940 in the Black Oak Community.  He preceded her in death.  Mrs. Grimes was a homemaker and also worked with her husband on their Dairy farm.  She was a member of Martin Springs Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Ray Grimes and wife V Annis of Sulphur Springs, brother, Dudley Attaway of Longview, grandchildren, Jamie Swasso and husband Duane of Mesquite, John Wilburn and wife Lesa of Sulphur Springs, David Grimes of Denver, CO and Amy Keys and husband Scott of Sulphur Springs, great-grandchildren, Tanesha Randolph, Courtney Randolph, Blake Irving, Kelly Keys, Amber Dykes, Ashley Sells, Bailee Coleman, Harley Wilburn, Hunter Coleman, Heston Wilburn, Austin Grimes and Caemon Wilburn, great-great grandchildren, Allyson, Ansley, Trenton and Logan.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Elfleta Pearl Wilburn, sister, Elva Clark and granddaughter, Jeanna Wilburn.

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.

Author: Staff Reporter

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