J. S. Grimes The Watonga Herald, Watonga, Oklahoma Territory Friday, June 29, 1906, p. 4, col. 4 Submitted by John Ballard
J. S. Grimes
Died at his home one mile north-east of Watonga, June 24th, 1906, at 7 o'clock p.m., J. S. Grimes of Bright's disease. His suffering has been long and severe but borne with exceeding patience. He quietly passed away, being conscious to the last.
The deceased was born in Ohio in 1848 and has been a resident of Blaine county since 1901 and has won the esteem of all who knew him. He was a generous neighbor and a loving and dstiful [dutiful] husband and father.
Funeral services were conducted at the residence, June 25 at 3 o'clock p.m. by Rev. Ward of the Presbyterian church and the remains were laid to rest in the Odd Fellows cemetary [ery], of Watonga.
He leaves a wife and seven children, the youngest being 13 years of age. A large number of friends and neighbors expressed their sympathy to the bereaved by their presence both at the funeral services and the grave.
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