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Octavia (Locke) Grimes

Born: 11/14/1911

Died: 6/26/2003

Maiden Name: Locke

Honorific: n/a

Octavia (Locke) Grimes, 91, passed away June 26, 2003 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born November 14,1911 in Hugo, the daughter of Wilson and Susan (Hampton) Locke.

She married Howard Grimes on November 16, 1935. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Andy Wilson.

Mrs. Grimes was a member of the Church of Christ, the VFW Auxiliary, and a proud member of the Choctaw Nation.

Survivors include two sons, Thurman Locke, Jr. of Whiteface. Texas and Billy Jack Grimes of Lubbock; two daughters, Frankie Jo Grimes and Nancy Kay Jones, both of Lubbock; one brother, Edward Locke of Purcell; one sister, Ernestine Locke of Hugo; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.