Originally created 06/29/02

Mrs. Elizabeth Grimm (ALLENDALE, S.C.)



ALLENDALE, S.C. - Lifelong citizen of Allendale, Mrs. Elizabeth Palmer Grimm, 75, peacefully passed away at the Allendale County Hospital Thursday evening. A memorial service will be held Sunday afternoon at 3p.m. in the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion in Allendale. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Arthur E. Grimm Jr., a sister, Mrs. Jean Thomas, and daughters Alice Evridge, Mary Palmer, and Elizabeth Henry. There are five grandchildren. Mrs. Grimm was the daughter of the late Florence Humphries McSweeney and the late Eugene Bowham McSweeney, who was the founder and publisher of the Allendale County Citizen, Hampton Guardian, and the Jasper County News. She was also the granddaughter of the late Governor, Miles B. McSweeney, and was an honored member of the South Carolina Newspaper Hall of Fame. Her greatest accomplishment was her unconditional love, which will be felt and carried on for generations. Memorials may be made to the John E. Harter Nursing Center, P.O. Box 218 Fairfax, S.C. 29827. Smith-Rhoden Funeral Home, Inc.

The Augusta Chronicle June 29, 2002