Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 19, 2009
Mr. Jim Dorn Grimes, 73, of Lynbrook Drive in Brewton, passed away Wed., Feb. 18, 2009, at a local hospital after an extended illness.
Mr. Grimes was a native of Covington County and a former resident of Greenville, Union Springs and Ozark, before moving to Brewton in 1966. He was a retired manager with A& Grocery, was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of First Baptist Church of Brewton.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mrs. Lydia Hughes Grimes of Brewton; one son, Michael Grimes of Brewton; two brothers, Billy Warren Grimes of Mobile and Jeff (Glenda) Grimes of Andalusia; four grandchildren, Hillary (Brandon) Rose, Natalie (Jeremy) McCall, Brewer Grimes and Christian Grimes, and one great-grandchild, Bailey McCall.
Visitation will be held tonight from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday morning Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Brewton with the Rev. Jack Fitts and the Rev. John Finklea officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery in Brewton with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral of Brewton directing.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Brewton Food Bank.