Norma Lillian Kast Grimes

August 27, 2019

Norma Lillian Kast Grimes was born Mar. 4, 1937 and joined Heaven’s Choir singing hymns of praise to her precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Mon., Aug. 26, 2019.

Norma was well known in the Barrineau Park Community as a charter member of Berean Bible Assembly and charter member of the Barrineau Park Historical Society. She and Alton, her husband, started A & N Blueberry Farm in the early 80’s and enjoyed the company of the many people who came to pick by inviting them to sit in their large gazebo with its many swings. She is remembered lovingly by many children she babysat over 25 years.

Norma is remembered by her children as a devout Christian mother who loved her family and people, in general, especially children.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Alton J. Grimes; mother and father, Clayton and Lottie Kast; granddaughter, Laura D. Myrick; and brothers, Tharrel Kast and Dalton Kast.

Norma is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Ronald) Crutchfield; son, Gary (Jessica) Grimes; daughter, Margaret (Shelby) Nall; grandkids, April (Adam) Glass, Eli (Sarah) Miller, Richard Grimes, Eva Grimes, and Linsey Myrick; great grandkids, Anthony, Kyleigh, and Natalie Glass and John Parker, Ellison, and Lillian Miller; brother, Phillip (Juanita) Kast; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10AM, on Fri., Aug. 30, 2019 at Victory Assembly of God with Rev. Ken Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Pugh’s Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5PM to 7PM on Thurs., Aug. 29, 2019 at the church.

Thank you to all the nursing staff and everyone who lovingly cared for her at Arcadia Health and Rehab. and Covenant Hospice.

Pallbearers will be Gary Grimes, Eli Miller, John Parker Miller, Adam Glass, Anthony Glass, Ronald Crutchfield, and Henry Heibert.

Phillip Kast and Shelby Nall will serve as honorary bearers.


7 Responses to “Norma Lillian Kast Grimes”

  1. Donna Evans on August 30th, 2019 1:41 pm

    I first met Mrs. Grimes at Arcadia in Mid 2018 before she became so riddled w/pain. Upon talking w/her I found out that she knew my father who had passed away 20 years earlier. If was on father’s day in 2018 that she shared a comical story about my dad. I’ll never forget her sweet spirit and how God took an opportunity that day to use her in my life to share loving memories of my dad. Now she has a new body and is singing and rejoicing in Heaven. I’m so glad I had opportunity to meet this precious woman.

  2. Don Dixon Jr on August 30th, 2019 1:48 am

    We all know what LOVE feels like but if one ever needed to actually see LOVE it was surely a portrait of it found in Norma Grimes. To have known her you definitely saw and felt LOVE. Thank you Lord for sharing this beautiful Lady with us in our country-life setting for many many wonderful years .

  3. X/ MOLINO RESIDENT on August 29th, 2019 6:53 pm

    It hurts to say goodbye to mama…but it’s comforting to know she is happy.Another FLOWER for GOD bouquet…PRAYERS are with y’all. Joyce ..Margaret..Gary

  4. Rita Comer on August 29th, 2019 10:23 am

    So sorry for your loss. May God be with you all in this time of sorrow

  5. Mike Spinks on August 29th, 2019 8:52 am

    Joyce, our prayers and love are with you and your family during this time. She was truly a very special angel. She touched so many lives. God holds her in His arms, we hold her in our hearts.

  6. Regina Duerr on August 28th, 2019 3:17 pm

    Prayers for all the family.I remember Mrs. Grimes for more than 50 yrs. She use to babyset my son Sky who is 46 now. Im sure she is in Heaven with Alton,Just waiting on the day of Glory ,You will see her then.Blessings for all of you Gary….

  7. Joyce Grimes Crutchfield on August 28th, 2019 8:57 am

    I love you momma and I will miss you every minute of every day until we meet again in Heaven. Thank you for being a godly Christian mother and grandmother. Love, Joyce

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