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Larry Grimes

Thursday, May 17, 2012

EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry Junior Grimes, 70, died May 16, 2012, at Chaffee.

Born Dec. 25, 1941, at East Prairie, to the late Rev. Raymond E. and Lela Bell Woods Grimes, he had lived in East Prairie most of his life and was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement in 2011.

Survivors include: one son, Larry Jeffrey Grimes of Benton; three daughters, Tammy Ann Mathews of Grovetown, Ga., Angelia Kay Walker of Sikeston and Denise Kay Kettles of Charleston; one brother, Jerry Grimes of East Prairie; one sister, Pamela Jernigan of East Prairie; and 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Grimes and Danny Grimes, three sisters, Loretta Woods, Elizabeth Grimes and Delores Grimes, and one grandson, Alex Matthew Johnson.

Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. Mark McSwain of Jackson, Tenn., will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Lightner Cemetery at Scott City.

Pallbearers will be: Allen Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Jacob Hency, Jeremy Hency, Jordan Hency, Austin Hedric and Matthew Jones.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mcmiklefuneralhome.com.