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Aura (Sears) Grimes

September 5, 1936 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

Aura Sears Grimes, age 83, of Baxley passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia.

Mrs. Grimes was born September 5, 1936 in Warren, Ohio to the late Kenneth B. Sears and the late Harriet Sloan Sears. She was a retired Microbiologist and a member of Melton’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Grimes was a member of the Red Hat Society, the Wayne Co. Quilt Guild, and the Appling County Garden Club and was a volunteer with the Appling Healthcare Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, William N.H. “Nick” Grimes of Baxley; daughters & sons-in-law, Sara L. & Tom Marren of Baxley and Dr. Harriet & John Strahlmon of Monterey, TN; son, William N. “Bill” Grimes of Baxley; sisters & brother-in-law, Dr. Elva S. Farrell of Sarasota, FL and Cordella S. & Gene LaRoe of Eustis, FL; brothers & sister-in-law, Don & Eileen Sears of Baxley and Jim Sears of Umatilla, FL. Seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

In honor of Mrs. Grimes’ request, there will be no memorial service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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