Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

January 15, 2007

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Doug Grimm - 1920-2007

George Douglas “Doug” Grimm went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, in King’s Daughters Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Doug was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Paintsville, Ky., to the late Shady and Virgie Price Grimm.

He was a meat cutter for Emery Guilliam Meats retiring after 29 years of service and then became co-owner of Tri-State Fence Co. for 20 plus years. He proudly served his country during WWII with the U.S. Army in the South Pacific. He was a member of Westwood United Baptist Church for 53 years, serving as treasurer for 13 years and deacon for 18 years. Doug was ordained as a minister in 1978 and served as moderator of the church from 1984 to 1993.

He was preceded in death by two brothers; four sisters; a daughter, Virginia Grimm Stevens and one grandson, Matt Arthur.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jean Jarvis Grimm; a daughter, Debra Henson of Ashland, Ky.; a son, Douglas Michael Grimm of Chesapeake, Ohio; a son-in-law, Claude “Steve” Stevens of Alabama; grandchildren, Doug Stambaugh of Ashland, Teri and Tony Thomas of Flatwoods, Ky., Tracy Arthur of Chesapeake, Devon and Josh Cook of Flatwoods, Tonya and Eric Chaffins of Ashland, Keith and Amber Henson of Ashland and Jaimie Grimm of California; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Westwood United Baptist Church by Elders Clarence Thompson Jr., A.J. Williams and Clayton Oliver. Burial will follow in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.

Military services will be by Kenova American Legion Post No. 93.

Friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood, Ky., from 6 to 9 p.m. and two hours before the funeral service on Thursday at the church.



Willard Edward White - 1921-2007

Willard Edward White, 85, of Tollesboro, Ky., passed away on Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at his residence.

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