First Posted: 11/27/2009

MOUNT AIRY Kate Alderman Grimes Monday, 96, of Mount Airy, formerly of Hillsville, Va., passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mrs. Monday was born in Hillsville on Aug. 4, 1913, to the late Laura and Churchwell Alderman. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Joe Sizer Grimes and W.E. Monday; and three children, Wanda Grimes, Jeanette Chappell and Gerald Grimes. Kate was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She is survived by two grandchildren and spouse, Ray and Kennette Chappell of Dobson and Sherry Fouts of Woodlawn, Va.; special caregiver, Kennette Chappell; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. at the Alderman Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the Alderman Cemetery. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Kate & Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC 27017. A guestbook is available online by visiting Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.

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