The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday February 4, 1915
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Passed  Away  Tuesday  Evening
Following  a  Lingering  Illness
(From Wednesday’s Daily)
          Allen Grimes, one of the highly respected residents of the county, died at his home in Fairland at 7 o’clock Tuesday evening, after a lingering illness from a complication of diseases.
          Mr. Grimes was born in the state of Ohio, February 12, 1844, and at his death was 71 years, 11 months and 10 days old.  He came to Shelby county when a young man, settling in Jackson township.  He was married to  Christina Emerick,  March 27, 1867. To them were born four children, who survive him.  They are  Jacob Grimes,  Mrs. Martin [Mary] Yarling  and  Mrs. Emma Fouty,  all of this county, and  Mrs. Rose Fouty, of Franklin county.  He was a member of Fairview M. P. church.
          Mr. Grimes located on a farm in Moral township about forty-six years ago, where he continued to reside until the death of his wife, which occurred seven years ago, since which time he had resided in Fairland, having married a second time, the bride being  Mrs. Amanda (Ensley) Palmer,  a former resident of this city.  She survives him.
          Funeral services will be held at the Forest Hill chapel at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon.  The interment will be made in Forest Hill in charge of Hendrickson & Sleeth.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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