Shirley M. Grimes (nee Parks), 86, a lifelong resident of Grant Park, passed away Sunday (April 28, 2019) at St. James Manor in Crete.
She was born May 26, 1932, in Lowell, Ind., the daughter of Walter Parks and Anna Zickmund Parks. Shirley married Billy G. Grimes on Jan. 21, 1950, in Crown Point, Ind. He preceded her in death in 1976.
Shirley was a homemaker. She was a member of Grant Park United Methodist Church, a member of the Grant Park Senior Citizens Group and also belonged to the United Methodist Women’s Group at the church.
Surviving are sons, Milton (Leeann) Grimes, Billy Grimes, Marvin (Lisa) Grimes and Dwayne (Laura) Grimes; daughter, Pam (Mark) Butzirus; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Her caregiver was Shelly Bowie.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Hub Funeral Chapel in Grant Park, with the Rev. Alberto Ramirez officiating. Burial will be in West Creek Cemetery in Lowell, Ind.
Memorials may be made to the the family.
Funeral arrangements are by Hub Funeral Home in Grant Park.