VAN BUREN - Earnest L. Grim, 76, formerly of Dexter and Oakland, Mich., died Jan. 16, 2004, at his home.
Born Sept. 22, 1927, at Essex, son of the late Alt and Minnie Newell Grim, he was a member of the South Van Buren General Baptist Church in Van Buren, a former 30-year employee of General Motors at Pontiac, Mich., and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Dec. 31, 1955, at Hernando, Miss., he married Doris DeArman who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Nancy Grim and Lisa Hart of Van Buren; four sisters, Opal Wyatt of Chaffee and Flora White, Louise Johnson and Pansy Woodruff of Dexter; and one granddaughter, Nicole Denae Hart of Van Buren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Ronnie Clubb officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.