Alice Jean Grimes

June 1, 1942 ~ March 10, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Alice Grimes Obituary

Hagerstown, MD – Alice Jean Grimes, 81, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at her home.

She was born on June 1, 1942, in Hagerstown, MD to the late Charles Joseph and Mary Martha Lowery Scharf.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of nearly 59 years, James Edgar “Jimmy” Grimes on May 26, 2018.

Alice was a member of the 1960 class of South Hagerstown High School.  She was actively involved with her class reunion committee.

She was employed by Town & Country, Saum’s Jewelers, and Bay Jewelers until her retirement in 1990.

Alice attended Virginia Avenue Church of God Hagerstown, MD.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Chapter.

Alice liked to garden with lots of flowers and three tomato plants.

While Alice was a petite woman, she possessed an inner-strength, determination and iron will that was incredible.

She is survived by her daughter Cherie D. Haddock and her husband Mark of Hagerstown, MD; sisters-in-law Laura Ann Bowers and Garnetta Shillingburg; grandchildren James N. Burns and his wife Samantha and Mark B. Grimes, II (Jennifer Beatty); great grandson Camdyn Grimes.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son Mark Bradley Grimes; granddaughter Amiee M. Burns; sisters-in-law Ellen Foote (Wayne) and Beverly Taylor (Fonrose); brothers-in-law William Grimes (Frances), Samuel Grimes (Nancy), James Shillingburg, and Thomas Bowers.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Monday, March 18, 2024, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Monday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at Virginia Ave. Church of God 17306 Virginia Ave. Hagerstown, MD on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 11:00 am with Rev. Shawn Bushman officiating.  Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery Hagerstown, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to: Doey’s House 11370 Caring Pathway Lane Hagerstown, MD 21742 or Brooke’s House 17670 Technology Blvd. Hagerstown, MD 21740

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