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Eula Moore Grimes

Eula Moore Grimes, 88, of Lockhart died on Dec. 26 at Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos with her daughter at her side. Mrs. Grimes lived in Lockhart the last 15 years moving from Austin, where she had resided for 48 years. Mrs. Grimes was an independent insurance agent for more than 35 years and owned Eula M. Grimes Insurance from 1962-197

7 when the business was sold. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #803 in Austin. While living in Lockhart, she remained active spending time with her two grandchildren, working in the Pathways to Discovery Program at First United Methodist Church and volunteering at Golden Age Home where she was named Volunteer of the Year in 1998. Through the Senior Employment Program administered by the Catholic Charities of Texas, Inc., she worked at the Lockhart Housing Authority and at the Lockhart Area Senior Activity Center. At the time of her death, she ran “Eula”s Craft Corner” at the Senior Activity Center where she sold handmade items to benefit the Center. During her life, she loved gardening, quilting, crocheting, and sewing beautiful clothing for her daughter and granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar Moore and Sarah Marilla Coursey Moore and two brothers, Edgar Lee Moore and Thomas Euel Moore. Mrs. Grimes will be sadly missed by her loving daughter, Deborah Blanton and husband, James; granddaughters, Sarah Blanton and Shannon Blanton; great-granddaughter, Sierra Blanton; sisters, Mozelle Boultinghouse of Cherokee, Texas, Ruth Auth and husband, Harry of San Antonio, Texas, Leta Dinwiddie of Llano, Texas, Neta Reed of Clute, Texas and Becky Birdwell and husband, Arthur of Meridian, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 30 at First United Methodist Church in Lockhart. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 30 at Honey Creek Cemetery in Llano. Honoring Mrs. Grimes as pallbearers will be James Blanton, Steve Boultinghouse, Arthur Birdwell, Harry Auth, David Auth, and Ronnie Reed.
Funeral services under the care of Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 6300 W. William Cannon Dr., Austin, Texas, 78749, (512)892-1172.

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