Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


April 5, 2013

Billie Ruth Grimmett

Billie Ruth Grimmett, 83, formerly of Corsicana passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 in Baytown. She was born April 2, 1930 to Max and Ruth Barnes.

She is preceded in death by husband Lewis Grimmett, parents Max and Ruth Barnes, brothers Max Barnes Jr., James Allen Barnes, sister Peggy Arnett and nephew Jerry Barnes.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Diane and Rick Sullivan, brother and sister-in-law Elwood and Shirley Barnes,  sister-in-law Margaret Barnes, brothers-in-law Jerry Grimmett, Clyde Grimmett and Nelson Grimmett, grandchildren Angela  and husband Darren Swisher, Tiffany and husband Dusty Aubry, Jason and Lisa Sullivan, great-grandchildren Lauren, Bailee, Lexy and Chloe Swisher, Austin, Trenton and Emma Sullivan and soon-to-be great granddaughter Lilly Ruth Aubry.

Visitation will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with Lain Teel, pastor of Emmanuel  Baptist Church officiating.

We wish to express our sincere thanks to the staff at Bayside Hospital and Dr. Ben Beaoui, St. James House and the kind hospice group from A-Med.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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