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Wednesday November 2nd, 2016
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Helen R Grimes

CLEVELAND - Helen Louise Roberson Grimes, age 76, of Cleveland passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. Crocket Kennedy and Rev. Ed Hall will officiate the services.

Helen was born on October 12, 1940 to L.D. and Lucy Roberson Sr. in Leland, MS.  She married John Willie Grimes on September 11, 1953. She and her husband lived in Skene for many years until moving to Cleveland. She had formerly worked for Shaw Industries, Magic Mart (Alco) and retired from Ruleville Manufacturing. Helen loved to sew, taking care of her grandchildren and her church--Pace Pentecostal Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She loved her family, gardening, making quilts and loved to cook.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis & Lucy Roberson, her husband John Willie Grimes, her brother Jack Roberson and her grandson Jason Daniels.

Helen is survived by Son, John Grimes of Jacksonville, FL.  Daughter, Mable Yates of Eupora, MS.  Daughter, Barbara Sue Elzey of Federalsburg, MD.  Daughter, Brenda Daniels of Springfield, MO.  Daughter, Merry Ellen White of Cleveland, MS.  Daughter, Dianne Hayes of Cookville, TN.  Daughter, Juanita Radford of Greenwood, MS.  Son, Robert Grimes of Brookhaven, MS.  Brother, David Roberson, Jr. of Brookhaven, MS.  Sister, Dottie Capps of Vicksburg, MS.  Sister, Peggie Flowers of Vicksburg, MS.  Sister, Mary Cannon of Brookhaven, MS.  Caregiver, Janet Grimes of Cleveland, MS. 17 Grandchildren and 29 Great-Grandchildren. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Gary Thomas, Jr., Bradley Grimes, Robert Grimes, II, Michael Daniels, Kenny Daniels, John Grimes,Michael Cannon and Tyler Weaver. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Roberson, Wiley Flowers, Mike Capps and the great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Pace Pentecostal Church 791 Oswalt Rd. Cleveland, MS 38732 or the American Cancer Society P O Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register can be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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My condolences to the family at this time. Though the pain of the loss of Helen may seem unbearable, please remember that you are not left alone for
Psalm 46:1 says, "God is our refuge and strength, a hope that is readily found in times of distress." Pray to him for strength to cope. And may the love you all
have for each other help to sustain you.

Beatrice Mitchell Nov 3 2016 12:00 AM

Momma, I have thousands of memories of you. You taught me how to love he taught me how to give but most of all you taught me how to pray... I LOVE YOU B-SUE

BARBARA SUE ELZEY Nov 2 2016 12:00 AM

Granny I will miss you, I love you.... You were a great Granny to me, Elizabeth, and all my cousins.. Love Katie

Katie Bugz Evans Nov 1 2016 12:00 AM

Even though I didn't get the chance to get to know you, someday we will all be together in the Lord's home, May the Lord give you peace in eternal rest in Our Lord Jesus Christ Amen

Samuel Elzey Nov 1 2016 12:00 AM

There is no words to describe how one feels when loosing their Mother. As our Mom has gone to be with Jesus never to be forgotten by us, my heart goes out to my brothers and sisters, aunts, uncle, nieces, n nephews. May God Reach Down With His Love n Comfort Us All During This Time. As She's In Her Heavenly Home Now. We Love You All Love B-Sue, Sam, n Katie

BARBARA SUE ELZEY Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Helen,knew her a long time.

Donita Gentry Beach Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM

Granny you will be greatly missed by everyone we will never forget you
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