Esther Grimm

Esther Grimm

Esther Grimm, 82, of Jonesboro, died at 10:37 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Villa Ridge.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1933, in Royalton, the daughter of Roy Lee and Vera Butler Bohannon.

She married Homer Grimm in Norfolk, Va.

She is survived by her husband, Homer Grimm of Jonesboro; one son, Gary (Beverly) Grimm of Columbiana, Ohio; one daughter, Pam (Darin) Morris of Villa Ridge; four grandchildren, Gerald (Chelsea) Grimm, Stephen Grimm, Kacey (Colt) Garrett and Jared Morris; one great-grandson, Gibson Grimm; two brothers, the Rev. Bill (Marcy) Bohannon of East Cape and Paul (Jane) Bohannon of Anna; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Albert Bohannon; and one sister, Emma Trammel.

She attended the Church of the Nazarene. She loved playing the organ and loved music.

Funeral services for Mrs. Grimm were at noon Saturday, July 2, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Gary Clark officiating. Interment was in the Anna Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the United Methodist Church of Anna for the Loaves and Fishes food program.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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