Charlie B. Grimes, 79, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in a local hospital.

Mr. Grimes was born July 21, 1933, in Clarksville, Texas. He was owner of Grimes Tile Co., a member of Maytag Opry Band and Life House Church and an Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Charline Aikin Grimes of Texarkana, Ark.; one daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Robert Little of Texarkana, Ark.; one sister-in-law, June Grimes of Texarkana, Texas; and a number of other relatives including a special niece and nephew, Ray Gene and Jimmie Suggitt.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas, with the Rev. James Ross officiating. Burial will be in English Cemetery, Clarksville.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Online registration is at

texarkanafuneralhome.com.

Published: 07/03/2013