The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


October 8, 2013

Robbie Kate Grimsley

Funeral services for Robbie Kate Grimsley, 100, of Elkhart, were at 10 a.m. Monday in the Bailey & Foster Chapel with Alan Sowders and Dwight Franklin officiating. Burial was in Garden of Memories.  Arrangements were under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Grimsley died Friday at Cartmell Home for the Aged.  

She was born Oct. 6, 1912 in Anderson County to Robert Easley and Etta Viola Warren Easley.

Mrs. Grimsley was a homemaker and a longtime member of the Elkhart Church of Christ.

She is survived by daughters, Gail McInnis of Elkhart and Karen Lipscomb and husband Tom of Elkhart; sons, Kermit Grimsley of Elkhart and O.L. Grimsley and wife Darnell of Elkhart; nine grandchildren, Thomas Lipscomb, Shelly Franklin, Terri Salmon, Deborah Work, Tina White, Dean McInnis, Keith Lipscomb, Dennis Grimsley and Jason McInnis; 21 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oma L. Grimsley; sister, Marietta Sadler; brothers, Elberta Dotson, Wilburn Easley, John Easley, Alberta Lee Easley; and son-in-law, Benny Joe  McInnis.

Pallbearers will be, Thomas Lipscomb, Keith Lipscomb, Dean McInnis, Brandon Franklin, Dennis Grimsley, Rodney Grimsley and Timmy  Salmon.

Family requests memorials be made to Central Texas Children’s Home.

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