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Former Huntington resident celebrates 100th birthday

Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Ellen Carey Grimes, formerly of Huntington, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Dec. 2 with her family in Woodway, Texas.

Grimes was married to the late Leonard K. Grimes, a foreman a the International Nickel Company who retired in 1976. They were members of the Seventh Avenue Methodist Church. The Grimes moved to San Antonio, Texas, shortly after Leonard Grimes' retirement.

Ellen Grimes moved to Woodway in 1998 and resides with her son, Dr. Thomas Grimes. Ellen Grimes has four children, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She will celebrate with her family including, son James, his wife Dana and their son Andrew of Waco, Texas; her son Thomas Grimes; daughter Ellen Stohmeyer and her husband William; and son William Grimes and his wife Janet of Huntington.