My Life, and Legacy
It is sid, when life begins, it is like an open book with many blank pages. Each day as we live our deeps are recored, page by page, until we close our eyes and slipped into eternity, waiting the summons of our heavenly Father. Mary Katherine
Grimes, the name given at birth began to fill the pages of her book when she was born December 15, 1951, in Bristow Oklahoma. She was the 13th of 18 children born to Ida Mae & Charlie Grimes.
At a young age Mary accepted Christ as her Personal Savior. Mary received all of her education in the Bristow School System. She loved going to school and participated in Track & Field. Mary was a fast runner, and often talked to others about her sports experiences
Later into her teen years, Mary brought a beautiful daughter Kathy into the world, she was her only biological child. Kathy was adopted and raised by her mother’s sister Christine, and Kathy preceded Mary in death.
As history would have it Mary was blessed again when she met the love of hr life Tommy Anderson. they were joined in holy matrimony, September 3, 1970, in Tulsa Ok. Tommy and Mary raised three beautiful children, James, Jennnifer and Staci.
Mary departed this life and went home to eternal rest on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. She was met a Heavens gate by her4 parents, siblings; Tyree, Earl, Paul, Charlie Mae, Ray, Marvie, Jesse, Fred, and Tim. Her husband
Tommy, daughter Kathy Young, grand daughter Jennife3r Ande4rson, all welcomed her home.
She leaves behind to reflect on her living; Children James (Rhonda) Anderson, Jennifer Anderson, and Staci Anderso. Her brothers, Bill Grimes (Marcella); Rev. Howard F. Grimes, Sisters Zenobia Carrie; Izora Williams ;Shirley Melson; Lola Glasco; A special aunts Christine, * grandchildren, 3 great grand children, along with a host of nieces, newphews, cousins other relatives and friends.
Viewing for Mary K. Anderson is scheduled for Sunday May 20, 2012 3:00 pm-5:00 pm at Dyer Chapel
Services are scheduled for Monday May 21, 2012 at 1100 am at Dyer Chapel.
Interment: Fort Gibson National Cemetery immediately after the service.