Virginia Lou Grimes

Virginia Lou Grimes, 78, of Portland, died August 24, 2021, in Crossett.

Mrs. Grimes was a native of England, Arkansas and a resident of Portland for over 60 years. She was a 1960 graduate of from Portland High School and a member of the Portland Baptist Church. She enjoyed shopping and traveling but, everything revolved around her children and grandchildren and she loved to take them anywhere and everywhere she could.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gina Smith in 1992; her father, Bob Fisher in 2013 and a sister, Pat Tumlison in 2007.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James William “Billy” Grimes of Portland; daughter, Terri Foster and husband, Donnie, of McGehee; mother, Billie Jean Hughes Fisher of Portland; sister, Dorothy Littleton of Louisiana; brother, Bobby Fisher and wife, Twyla, of Portland; her granddaughter, Ashley Sawyer and fiance, Michael McVey; two great-granddaughters, Kayley Osgood and Myllycent Osgood; a special niece and her daughter, Cindy Furr and Brittany Wooden.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 27, at 2 p.m. at the Portland Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Harris officiating. A private burial will be in the Portland Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.

Honorary pallbearers are David Robinson, Icer Crouse, Larry Tipps, Kevin Dugan, Tony Vestal and Tommy Moyers.

Memorials may be made to the Portland Cemetery Association, PO Box 174, Portland, AR 71663 or the Portland Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Portland, AR 71663.