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Obituary of Versie Mae Grimes
Obituary for Versie "Mae" Grimes
Versie "Mae" Grimes, 79, of Auburndale, Florida passed away February 18, 2023, at Good Shepherd Hospice, in Auburndale, Fl. She was born on February 26, 1943, in Louisville, Mississippi to Clifford W. Reed and Juanita Robertson Reed.
Mae was born a farmer's daughter and was raised in Shuqualak, Mississippi. She joined the US Navy and was also an EMT and construction nurse in Maryland. She raised two beautiful daughters and was very involved with the Auburndale High School Imperial Sound of Auburndale Marching Band, as a volunteer. She loved playing bingo, trivia, and was a member of the Westside Ridge Community Center where she resided. Mae also loved quilting, sewing, all kids of plants, spending time with her family and grandkids, and socializing with the members of the community. Mae retired in Florida with her loving family. Mae was a delightful soul that will truly be missed by many, especially her family. Her legacy and love will remain on in our hearts, memory, and life's work. She is gone, but never forgotten.
Mae is survived by her beloved husband Charles Grimes, two daughters; Cindi Cutts and Lynn Frerichs (Tim), two brothers; Robert and Luther Reed, sisters; Christine Jones (Donald Sr.), Liz Willhoite (Walt), Barbara Nicholson, and Doris Holley (Harold), 5 grandchildren; Amy Lucci (Gina) Cristi Manchester (Cameron), Lindsey Anderson (Andrew), Shawnee Frerichs, and Matthew Hardman, 2 great granddaughters, Morgan Manchester, and Taylor Manchester, there are also a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Clifford Reed, mother Juanita Robertson Reed, brothers Daniel and Ed Ray Reed, and sister Helen Moore.
The family will receive friends at Kersey Funeral Home on Friday, Feb. 24th, 2023, from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Feb. 24th, in the Kersey Funeral Home chapel with minister Donald Jones Jr., and assistant minister Sammy Haag officiating.
Interment will be at Oakhill Cemetery in Lakeland, Florida.
Address: 4620 US Highway 98 S, Lakeland, FL 33812To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Versie Grimes, please visit Tribute Store