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Walter Greer Imes, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1899
Roswell
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1994
Longwood
Seminole County
Florida, USA

Son of James Caleb Imes and Augusta Elvira (Brown) Imes of Old Milton Co., Georgia, he married Mary Elizabeth Hall on April 10, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia. Together they had two children: Adrienne Elizabeth Imes and Walter Greer Imes Jr. Walter was a Station Manager for the U.S. Postal Service in Atlanta, Georgia and after 42 years with them he and Elizabeth retired to Cape Coral, Florida June 1972. A devout Baptist, Walter was active in his church for many years including serving as a Deacon at the Kirkwood Baptist church in Atlanta followed by membership at the Rainbow Park Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia and the First Baptist Church of Cape Coral, FL. At the time of his death he lived in a nursing home in Longwood, Florida after being bed-ridden for 4 years due to crippling arthritis. Buried in his Masonic apron, he had a Masonic graveside service with members of the local South Seminole County group in attendance. Walter belonged to Doric Lodge No. 548 F & A.M., Lithonia, Georgia and was a Past Master and Emeritus 50 year member (actually active for 56 years). He was a 32nd degree Mason, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, USA, Valley of Atlanta; Orient of Georgia. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral and the Cape Coral Shrine Club.
Walter served his country as a Private in the US Marine Corps during World War I between 24 Oct. 1918 and 30 Aug 1919 onboard ships in Parris Island, SC, Philadelphia, PA & Pensacola, Florida.
 (bio by: Carole Imes) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Caleb Imes (1872 - 1947)
  Augusta Elvira Brown Imes (1874 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Hall Imes (1904 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  Adrienne Elizabeth Imes (1928 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Catherine Imes Henry (1894 - 1970)*
  William H. Imes (1896 - 1900)*
  Walter Greer Imes (1899 - 1994)
  George Dewey Imes (1902 - 1981)*
  James Brown Imes (1909 - 1989)*
  Mary Lou Imes Gattis (1914 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Imes
 
Burial:
Highland Memory Gardens
Forest City
Seminole County
Florida, USA
Plot: x
 
Maintained by: Carole Imes
Originally Created by: Tami Skipper
Record added: Nov 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16458781
Walter Greer Imes, Sr
Added by: Carole Imes
 
Walter Greer Imes, Sr
Added by: Carole Imes
 
Walter Greer Imes, Sr
Added by: Carole Imes
 
 
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