Beatrice Grimes


GRUETLI-LAAGER Mrs. Beatrice LeCroy Grimes, 90, passed away Saturday Dec. 1, 2012. She was a member of the Way of the Cross Baptist Church in Dunlap and had attended Westside Baptist Church in Gruetli-Laager for many years. She was a founding member of the Gruetli-Laager Senior Citizens Center. She was born in Jasper, Tenn., on June 16, 1922 to Rev. Thomas and Ethel Morrison LeCroy who preceded her in death along with her husband, James Edward Grimes; son, James Allen Grimes; brother, Duke LeCroy; sisters, Dovie Dill and Lorene Miller. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry (Doug) Williams, of Christiana, Tenn.; son, Dale (Marcella) Grimes, of Harrison, Tenn.; daughter-in-law, Sydney Grimes Durham, Whitwell, Tenn.; grandchildren, Vanessa (Melvin) Raulston, Teresa (Buddy) Smith, Elizabeth and Rachel Layne, Rebekah (Rob) Williams, Jeffrey (Allison) Seay, Tonya (Shane) Sullivan, Stephen and Kimberly Williams; 15 great-grandchildren; A host of loving nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the funeral home Chapel with Ministers Terry LeCroy and Lanny Tate officiating with burial to follow in the Fall Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee.

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