Venita D. Grimes


Venita D. Grimes, 86, of Palestine passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Trucare Living Centers of Palestine. She was born on July 27, 1933 in Cherokee County and had lived in Palestine all her life. She was a 1952 graduate from Palestine High School. Mrs. Grimes and her husband Elbert ran Grimes Hardware store for over 18 years. She started Grimes Sewing Center and G's Bridal and Tuxedo Junction in 1990 and operated them for many years until her retirement. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She enjoyed genealogy and loved quilting for her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, L.P. and Cammie Hawthorne. Mrs. Grimes is survived by her husband of 66 years, Elbert Grimes; sons, Gary Grimes and wife Sandy and Robert Grimes and wife Becky all of Palestine; brother, Jimmy Hawthorne and wife Joyce of Corpus Christi; sisters-in-law, Toni Grimes of Palestine and Dorothy Brooks of Collierville, TN; grandchildren, Carol Grimes of San Antonio, Jamie Carroll and husband Brenden of Palestine, and Rodney Grimes of Palestine; great-grandchildren, Paige Venita Carroll and Elizabeth Aghassibake; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice Plus and Trucare Nursing Centers of Palestine for their care of Mrs. Grimes.
Mrs. Grimes had requested that her body be donated to science. There will be no service at this time.
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Published on September 3, 2019
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Michael L Morris
Sep 05, 2019
My condolences to Elbert in this time of loss. He and Venita have always been a constant pair together. May she Rest In Peace