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1933 Jane 2023

Jane Norris Grimes

December 26, 1933 — July 21, 2023


Jane Norris Grimes, 89, formerly of Siler City, North Carolina, passed away July 21st,2023 in Richmond, Virginia.

She was born December 26th, 1933, in Troy, North Carolina to Anderson and Sadie Dennis. She attended Troy Elementary and Troy High School, where she was a majorette in the marching band.

In 1950 she married Joe King Norris, also of Troy. They were married until his passing in 1993. She was married to Jerry Grimes, of Siler City, from 1994 until his passing in 2014. 

She was employed in the telephone industry, beginning as a switchboard operator, and retiring as an instructor. 
As an active member of the Siler City Presbyterian Church from 1961 until suffering a stroke in 2018, she sang in the choir and frequently served as organist and pianist.

She is survived by her son, Joe Dennis Norris, and daughter in law Jaki Norris, of Richmond, Virginia; three grandchildren, Joey, Kirby, and Carrie Norris, and two great grandchildren, Sadie and Declan Norris, all of Chesterfield, Virginia; two sisters, Nancy Helsabeck and Virginia Elder, of Thomasville, and one brother, Carson Dennis, of Pinehurst.

A private graveside service will be held on August 3rd at Southside cemetery in Troy, followed by a memorial service at Siler City Presbyterian Church at 2:00 PM.

On-line condolences may be made at

Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Jane Grimes.



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