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James Reuben Grimes
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Birth: May 8, 1899
Death: Jan. 19, 1969

James Ruben Grimes of 1505 Raymore Road, a self-employed interior decorator, died about 3 yesterday afternoon at Baptist Hospital after a week's illness. He was 69. In recent years, Mr. Grimes had worked chiefly for home builder John B. Goodwin. Mr. Grimes leaves his wife, Mrs. Violet Carrigan Grimes, and a daugher, Mrs. Dorothy Meyer Owens, both of the home address; three sons, James R. Grimes Jr of Lynwood, Calif., Air Force Lt. Col. Charles K. Grimes of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and Douglas D. Grimes of Baton Rouge; three sisters, Mrs. J.P. Meyers of 751 North Dunlap, Mrs. Leila Myers of Shreveport, La., and Mrs. Arthur Moore of Atoka, Tenn.; two brothers, Leamon L. Grimes of 1561 David and Walter M. Grimes of Rosemark; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Memphis Funeral Home has charge.(Published in The Commercial Appeal 1/20/1969)

My note:
JR Grimes, the husband of my grandfather's sister Violet. This was the first funeral I attended. /tc

Family links: 
  Violet Carrigan Grimes (1898 - 1972)*
  Charles Kenneth Grimes (1923 - 2008)*
  Dorothy Louise Grimes Owens (1924 - 2010)*
  Douglas Darwin Grimes (1925 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Park Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: TCarrigan
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73999988
James Reuben Grimes
Added by: Layne Sacharin
James Reuben Grimes
Added by: TCarrigan
James Reuben Grimes
Added by: Layne Sacharin
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