Col. Jerry S. Grimes

August 5, 1933 - February 27, 2022
First Presbyterian Church of Big Spring
Friday 3/4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Col. Jerry S. Grimes, age 88 of Big Spring passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30pm Friday, March 4, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church. He was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina on August 5, 1933 to parents Samuel William Grimes and Arlene (Allsbrook) Grimes. Col. GrimesContinue Reading

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Nancy Marshall left a message on March 5, 2022:
Katie, I’m so sorry to learn of Jerry’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him. Know that I am sending you love and prayers for peace. Nancy
Carl Wyrick left a message on March 4, 2022:
So here's a nickel on the grass for you my friend "Jerry Grimes" for your spirt, enthusiasm, sacrifice, courage and leadership-but most of all your friendship. Yours is a dying breed. And now the world is a lessor place.
Carl Wyrick left a message on March 4, 2022:
My sincere condolences to the Grimes family. Adios to a great friend and fellow Air force pilot. Many great memories of our time together at Webb. A nickel on the grass!
Doulas Wingate left a message on March 4, 2022:
Katie, I just heard that Jerry was cleared "direct, VFR/OT". Like many, I was privileged to know and serve with Jerry at Webb during the '60s. He was an integral of Chester Butcher's team that was so successful in those years. Ever the gentleman and professional, he was a model of what our Air Force officers should aspire to become. I'll miss him always. God bless you all, Doug.
Gil Jones left a message on March 4, 2022:
Dear cousin Katie, please know that Jennifer and I are holding you and the rest of the family in our arms. I was always proud that Jerry was also my cousin (not of that in-law stuff). We love you. gil
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Don Boling left a message on March 3, 2022:
The Colonel was one of the good ones. He will be greatly missed.
Jimmie Jones left a message on March 3, 2022:
Katie & family: I found out Tuesday, upon returning from Ft. Worth of a friend’s funeral, about Jerry’s passing. Jerry & your family have been on my mind ever since- Jerry was as fine a man as I’ve ever known, & I can’t ever remember hearing an unkind word about Jerry. He was a pleasure to be around & I’ll treasure the memories of all the good times shared among the Thomas, Grimes, & Jones families. Katie, I’ll get down there to see you ASAP- Jimmie Dee
Jeff and Mary Jane Muchow left a message on March 3, 2022:
Our sympathies extended to Jerry's family. Truly a remarkable leader and accomplishments recognized by all of his friends, family, and Air Force veterans who had the honor and pleasure of serving Col. Grimes. May he rest in peace.
Clay & Mickie Harris left a message on March 2, 2022:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.
Jo Etta Hart left a message on March 1, 2022:
I am so sorry to read of Jerry's passing. He was a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with Katie and the family.
John H. Walker left a message on March 1, 2022:
Katie, Stephanie and I are so sorry for your loss. Jerry was one of those once-in-a-lifetime people and it was my honor to tell his story this past year in his home county here in North Carolina. Peace be with you, the family and Jerry's many friends. RIP, my friend.
Honey Connolly Baker left a message on March 1, 2022:
You & family are in my 🙏. Jerry was a pain for me when Vince & I started dating. He was ALWAYS teasing me & I didn’t know how to handle it. But after Vince said “that’s Jerry!” He & Vince are having fun together now 🛩
Daniel Elliott left a message on March 1, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to the Grimes family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. May God bless you and your family. Dan & Mary Elliott (Catlett, Va.)
Peggy Jones left a message on March 1, 2022:
Jerry was one of the good guys!! Handsome, charming, smart, educated, and funny. He was married to one of my best friends, Katie, and he loved her dearly. We will all miss him and send Katie and their children and grandchildren prayers of peace and sympathy. Peggy Isaacks Jones
Paul and Ann Townsend left a message on March 1, 2022:
Most sincere sympathy, love, and prayers.
Sharon Agee Morrow left a message on March 1, 2022:
Thinking of you, Katie. 💕
Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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