Berdella Ann Grimes, 72, of Clyde, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in St. Francis Health Care Center in Green Springs following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 2, 1936, in Mansfield, Ohio, the daughter of Bill Harrington and Bertha Stockdale Harrington. She married Myron J. Grimes and he preceded her in death Oct. 29, 2003. Berdella was a homemaker and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Survivors include her three sons, Gary A. (Sandy) Hartzel of Put-In-Bay, Jodie A. (Michele) Grimes of Sandusky and Rod E. (Jennifer) Grimes of Clyde; two grandchildren, Jennifer Grimes-Mulvin and Chad (Patricia) Grimes; five great-grandchildren, Bryana Mulvin, Evie Mulvin, Matthew Mulvin, Jaylynn Grimes, and Natalia Grimes; three sisters, Deloris Jenkins and Gladyne Musser of Morristown, Tenn., and Joan Ohler of Republic.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and brother, Donald Hatfield.
There will be no calling hours and the funeral service will be private. Foos-Klein Funeral Home in Clyde is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Angelman Syndrome Foundation, 4255 Westbrook Drive, Suite 219, Aurora, IL 60504 or Sorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 N. Ohio 269, Bellevue, OH 44811.
Condolences may be shared at foosfuneral.com.