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P.O. Box 319, 101 N. Second Street
McGehee, AR 71654
Phone: (870) 222-3232
Fax: (870) 222-4801
Frank Grimes, Jr.

Frank Etter Grimes, Jr.

Sunday, March 28th, 1937 - Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Frank Etter Grimes, Jr., 81, of McGehee, AR passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Frank was born in Dermott, AR on March 28, 1937 to the late Frank E. Grimes, Sr. and Bernice Jones Grimes in Portland, AR. He retired in 1990 as School Superintendent of Ross Van Ness/Eudora Schools in Eudora, AR and was Head Master of Montrose Academy for a short time later. Frank served six years in the Air National Guard. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf. Frank loved spending time with his family, especially a fun game of Farkle with his grandchildren.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Ray Grimes. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Novyle Pounders Grimes; son, Frank Grimes, III of Monroe, LA; daughter, Tammy Grimes Bragg of Monroe, LA; brother, Billy Grimes (Virginia) of Portland, AR; grandchildren, Brandon Craven of Monroe, LA, Amber Grimes Huffman (David) of Colorado Springs, CO; Aimee Grimes of Dallas, TX; sisters-in-law, Bobbie Grimes of West Monroe, LA and Twyla Pounders Hargis (Phil) of McGehee, AR; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 5-7pm Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, February 15, 2019 at McGehee Church of Christ in McGehee, AR with Rev. Bodie Spicer and David Smith officiating. Burial will be at McGehee Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to McGehee Church of Christ, 501 N. 3rd Street, McGehee, AR 71654.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service MC
    101 N. 2nd St.
    McGehee, AR 71654
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  • Service

    Friday, February 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, February 15th, 2019 2:00pm
    McGehee Church of Christ
    501 N. 3rd Street
    MC GEHEE, AR 71654
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    Rev. Bodie Spicer
    David Smith
  • Interment

    McGehee Cemetery
    Crooked Bayou Rd
    McGehee, AR 71654
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Donations are being accepted for: McGehee Church of Christ.


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jackie sheppard

Posted at 09:43pm
George and I are so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. He was a good man and I know you will miss him so very much. My prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time. Sorry we cant be there . Just love you all

Tipton Pugh

Posted at 07:32pm
I was very sad to read of Frank’s passing. I remember many days working with him at Montrose Academy. He was a joy to work with and always was will to work with the students. He will be missed by all that knew him. My prays will be with the family

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Posted at 12:21pm
Youre in our thoughts and prayers! Eloise Meuli Oldridge and Nobia Meuli Spears.
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Judy Dunn Magee

Posted at 10:55am
Novyle Jean, you may not remember me it has been so long since last we saw each other. I was Judy Dunn and lived on the same block as you when we were in grade school. I saw your husband's obit in the paper and wanted you to know how sorry I am for your loss. I will remember you in my prayers.


Posted at 10:38am
Aimee, please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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