Ruth Grimes

Ruth L. Grimes of Allen, Texas, passed away on November 6, 2020, at the age of 100. She was born on September 19, 1920, to Ben Franklin Gatz and Edith M. (Cruz) Gatz in Rulo, Nebraska. 

Ruth was a graduate of Falls City High School in Falls City, Nebraska. In January of 1939, she married the late George A. Grimes in Rulo, Nebraska. She was a longtime member of the Church of Nazarene in McKinney, Texas, where she was active in the church missionary work.  Ruth worked at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy, Illinois, for over 20 years. She was a loving homemaker to her family.

Ruth is survived by her son, Joe Grimes and wife, Tina of McKinney, Texas; daughter-in-law, Barb Grimes of Frisco, Texas; grandchildren, Jordan Huffstutler and husband, Kenny of Corinth, Texas, Emily Grimes of Dallas, Texas, and Mark Grimes of Houston, Texas, and; great-grandchildren, Timothy Grimes, Joshua Grimes and Hunter Huffstutler; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Grimes; son, Tim Grimes; grandson, Michael Grimes; and four sisters.  

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