Evelyn E. Grimes, 88, 106 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, died at 12:42 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center following a sudden illness.
She was born Nov. 3, 1923, in New Knoxville, the daughter of Meta Rose (Hartung) and William Harmeyer. On Nov. 12, 1941, she married Dales Grimes Sr., and he survives in New Knoxville.
Aalso surviving are three sons, Dale Grimes, of Vandalia, Robert Grimes, of St. Marys, and Dean Grimes, of Clarksville, Tenn.; and two daughters, Linda Everest, of Grand Blanc, Mich. and Pamela Ausland of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, with the Rev. Chuck Moeller officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Ministry Center of church.
Contributions may be directed to the Ministry Center Building Fund or the Radio Broadcast Fund of the church.
Condolences may be sent to Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are being handled by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.