Bertha Grimes

Obituary of Bertha M. Grimes

ADRIAN – Bertha M. Grimes, age 84, of Adrian, died on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Lenawee Medical Care Facility, Adrian.

 

  She was born April 11, 1935, in Fairfield Twp. to Herbert Service and Esther Service-Ward, although, she was raised by her mother and step-father, Esther and Harlow Ward. She graduated from Adrian High School in 1953. On June 1, 1957, she married Donald I. Grimes and he survives. She attended Maple Ave. Bible and Element Church-Adrian before residing at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. Bertha enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, and reading. Summers in Michigan were filled with camping with the family and frequenting the Gospel Barn in Bankers, MI. Bertha and Donald were blessed with many years of retirement traveling in their motorhome and later wintering in Florida.

 

In addition to her husband, Donald, she is survived by two sons, Dale (Deborah) Grimes and Gary (Angela) Grimes all of Adrian; a daughter, SueEllen (Michael) Sheldon of Blissfield; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Grimes, Chad (Jessica) Grimes, Britaney (Nate) Hillman, Mackensie (Jeff) Russell, Dane Grimes, Blake Grimes, Sydni Grimes, and Kaitlyn Grimes: and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and step-mother, Herbert and Marie Service; mother and step-father, Esther and Harlow Ward; and son-in-law, Robert Beckey.

 

Visitation for Bertha will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at 1Mosaic Church, 1002 W. Maple Ave., Adrian, with Pastor Dan Crist and son-in-law, Mike Sheldon officiating. A graveside service will be held at Fairfield Cemetery on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.

 

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

 

 

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Tuesday
23
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Anderson-Marry Funeral Home - Adrian
3050 West Beecher Rd.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Wednesday
24
April

Graveside Service

9:00 am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Fairfield Cemetery
7107 S. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, Michigan, United States
Wednesday
24
April

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1Mosaic Church
1002 W. Maple Ave.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
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