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Elouise Grimes Wimberly, 77, passed away on April 7, 2022. She was a native of Alabama and a resident of Clarke County. Elouise was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Jackson. She was married to Conrad Wimberly for more than 40 years, until he passed away at age 61. Elouise had been employed with Vanity Fair at one time. She loved the outdoors and all that went with it, planting vegetable gardens and flower gardens with her “green thumb.” Elouise was also an avid deer hunter, killing the biggest buck ever recorded at one time, she received a letter from Congressman Joe Bonner congratulating her.
Those who knew Elouise would testify that one of her best attributes was that of being a “giver.” She helped so many people in her community in such a way that she will always be remembered, especially at Christmas, when she made sure children around her had gifts.
Survivors include not only her son, Scott Anthony (Melissa) Wimberly and one granddaughter, Gloria; two sisters, Nora Neel and Amelia Golden; but also her best friend, Patricia Clemons; and a second loving family for many years, The Maharreys; cherished sister-in-law, Louise Grimes; with many nieces, nephews and friends
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maston Pugh Grimes and Betty Lou Richardson Grimes Atchison; her husband, Conrad Wimberly; sisters, Vivian “Rip” Laton and Betty Stoker; and brother, Harry E. “Bully” Grimes.
A graveside service was conducted Monday, April 11, 11 a.m., at the Carlton Cemetery, also known as the Wimberly Private Family Cemetery. Located on the Rockville Road, County Road 15, while the cemetery is not visible from the road, it is located across from “The Store.”
Officiating was the Rev. Kevin Lewis and The Maharrey Family, with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.