Marcus M. Grimes

May 15, 1939 - January 17, 2023

Marcus M. Grimes, 83, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born May 15, 1939, in Zavalla, to Mattie Bell Cryer Grimes and James William Grimes.

Marcus is survived by his wife, Wanda Grimes of Beaumont; daughters, Renee Friddle of Beaumont; Carmen Grimes of Lumberton; son, Tony Grimes and his wife, Melissa, of Shenandough; brother, Johnny Grimes of Orange; sisters, Dorothy Hamilton of Clute; Rose Ellis and her husband, Jerry, of Huntington; grandchildren, David Cardenas; Carlena Tovar; Chase Guillory; Seth Roberts; Katie Roberts; Claire Grimes; Samuel Grimes; great-grandchildren, Jayden Marsden; Dez Tovar; Cyrus Tovar; Madilyn Sullivan; Zane Laird; Lucas Laird; and Carson Kemp.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeramy Grimes; sisters, Viola Noe; Naomi Dykes; Mary Bell Sanchez; and brother, Tommy Grimes.

A gathering of Mr. Grimes’ family and friends will be from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 23, 2023, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Dunk Havard Cemetery, Zavalla.

His services will be livestreamed via the following link: Click Here

Memorial contributions can be made to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard Houston, Texas 77030 or Houston Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • January 22, 2023
  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • January 23, 2023
  • 11:00 am


Dunk Havard Cemetery
  • Huntington, Texas, 75949,

Comments (3)

    Carol Byerly says:

    Mark was an encourager to me as well as Wanda. I am grateful for welcome visits in their home periodically for several years. Very sweet Christian friends.

    Brian Seth Barrios says:

    May you RIP. Marcus you were like my second dad growing up. You taught me a lot of things over the years. I consider the whole family my family. You will be missed and never forgotten ❤️

    Carlena Rene'e Friddle says:

    I love you Daddy. Thank you for being my Daddy and my hero

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