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Helen R Grimes

October 12, 1940 — October 31, 2016

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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Visitation

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Committal

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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