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Grace S. Grimes

SPRINGFIELD—Grace S. Grimes, 87, formerly of Lancaster, died July 28, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Lawrence E. Grimes Sr.

She is survived by two sons, Lawrence E. Grimes Jr. and wife, Maria, of Woodbridge; Brian and wife, Sharon, of Alexandria; daughter, Cynthia G. Blevins and husband, Bruce, of Alexandria; six grandchildren, Jason and Casey Grimes; and Beth Mahon and husband, Kevin, Alison Grimes, Bruce Jr (Tony) and Matthew Blevins; great-grandchild, Eleanor Mahon; and her sister, Joanne Eudy Davis and husband, Walter C. Davis Jr. of Alexandria; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Grace lived in Alexandria where she raised her family with her husband, Lawrence. Once all her children were raised, she returned to the workforce until she retired from the federal government and moved to Lancaster. She loved her home and friends in the Northern Neck.

Grace loved to garden, feed her birds, especially hummingbirds, loved to go boating and travel. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Women where she met and worked with many friends to help make a difference.

Grace was a beautiful loving wife, mother and friend. Everyone who met her connected and loved her giving and bright spirit. She will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 12, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 142 Old Bethel Road, Lively VA 22507; with interment in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenspring Hospice, 7410 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, VA 22150.

Currie Funeral Home, LLC, of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

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