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Leone J. Grimes, 93, of Waynesburg, Pa. died peacefully at 9:05 p.m., Saturday, January 17, 2015 in the Golden Living Center, Waynesburg, Pa.
She was born November 4, 1921 in Greene County, Pa., a daughter of the late George Wayne and Pearl Mae Stipes Bissett and had resided in Baltimore, Md. for over 50 years prior to returning to Greene County in 1989.
Mrs. Grimes was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church at Ruff Creek, where she was a member of the choir.
She enjoyed working in her rose gardens, pet dogs, and playing the piano.
On September 16, 1940 she married Forest Othello Grimes who died February 21, 2009.
Surviving are a son, Larry, husband of Marie Grimes of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are a daughter, Jo Lane McGrath; a brother, Wayne Bissett.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Rush Funeral Home, Inc. Rogersville, Pa. where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 with Rev. William Parker officiating and the Honorable H. Terry Grimes (Ret.) assisting. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Twp. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the V.F.W. of the U.S., PO Box 8942, Topeka, KS., 66608-8942.
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