Ms. Lula Grimes, age 76, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Southgate Nursing and Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Aikins Farmer Funeral Home. Rev. David Deem will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Stephens Church Cemetery.
Ms. Grimes attended Lutheran Church of the Cross and Lone Oak Church of Christ and was a member of the Dorcas Quilter Guild at Lutheran Church of the Cross. Lula was a caregiver and a volunteer for the Red Cross.
Lula is survived by her son, Glen Grimes and wife Pam of Karnak; her daughter, Cheryl McIntosh and husband Don of Metropolis; 4 brothers, Dale Obermark and wife Florence, Donald Obermark, Jesse Lee Obermark, and Paul Wayne Obermark and wife Cindy all of Metropolis; 3 grandchildren, Jim Johnson and wife Jessica, Johnathan Johnson and wife Kelly, Sarah Logeman and husband Jerad; 6 great-grandchildren, Dylan Johnson, Kinley Logeman, Ryder Logeman, Lilie Johnson, Aiden Johnson and Noah Johnson; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald Grimes and her parents Ervin and Esther (Horstman) Obermark.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the Aikins Farmer Funeral Home.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Well Project c/o Lutheran Church of the Cross 2601 North Ave Metropolis, IL 62960.
Pallbearers—Dale Obermark, Paul Obermark, Odell Obermark, Truman Koneman, Buck Lane, Eric Obermark, Kevin Obermark