Leatha Grimes, 91, of Sweet Springs, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at I-70 Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs, with William W. Harlow officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service and memorials are suggested to family choice. An online guest book is available at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Aug. 19, 1918, in Dunksburg, she was the daughter of the late James Luther Strickland and Nettie Dryer Strickland. On Apr. 2, 1937, she married Arch "Junior" Grimes, who preceded her in death in 1996. She had lived in the Sweet Springs area her entire life, where she was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Wanda Hartman of Sweet Springs; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two half-brothers and one half-sister.