Mabel E. Grimes

Oct. 8, 1922-June 27, 2022


Mabel E. Grimes, 99, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022, at home with family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of the late Donald B. Grimes.

Mabel was born Oct. 8, 1922 to the late Charles and Mollie (Head) Cheek in Wingate.

She was a graduate of Wingate High School, Class of 1940. Mabel was a longtime member of the Christ’s United Methodist Church. Don and Mabel enjoyed square dancing together for over 40 years. They wintered in Bradenton, FL and loved the square dance hall. She was an avid Pacers and Cubs fan.

Mabel is survived by her daughters, Diana (Denny) Zimmerman and Nancy (Jeff) Hopper; daughter-in-law Karen Grimes; eight grandchildren, James Grimes (Tabitha), Teresa Dowell (Donnie), Brandi Evans, Selina Touhey, Kyle Grimes (Alexis), Krista Cromwell (Keith), Kiley Wells and Courtney Graham (Jason); and 13 great-grandchildren, Alexis, Kolten, Kyler, Jacob, Abbie, Ava, Gracie, Lainey, Marcus, MaKayla, Johnathan, Guen and Mia; and five great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Don; two sons, Keith and Kevin Grimes;four  brothers, Bill, Earl, Dick and Estel; and two infant siblings, George and Sella.

Visitation will be held in Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville, on Thursday, June 30 from 11 a.m. until the funeral home service at 1 p.m. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at Burial will follow at Shannondale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mabel’s memory to Intrepid Hospice, 2901 Ohio Blvd., Ste 210, Terre Haute, IN 47803.

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