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Mrs . Bonnie (Lyon) Grimes

1943 - 2021



Mrs. Bonnie Grimes, 78, of Galesburg, passed away in her assisted living home on Thursday July 1, 2021, at 10:20 P.M.

Bonnie was born to Alonzo and Ruth (Gilbert) Lyon on June 26, 1943 in Moline Illinois. She married Gerald Grimes on April 26, 1986 in Macon Missouri, he survives.

Bonnie is also survived by her brother Russell Lyon of Geneseo, her daughters Tammy Claeys, Teresa Miller, and Lonnie Lyon, her son Douglas Good, her grandchildren Janetee, Bruce, Dougie, Jerimiah, Jamie, Bobbi, Sarah, Issac, Faith, Lukas, and Christin, several great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is preceded by her brother Joseph Jostein, and her son Tony Good.

Bonnie was born and raised in the Moline area, moving to Galesburg to peruse her passion in caretaking. She was a housekeeper for several long years before becoming a licensed babysitter, and loved to do crafts in her spare time.

Cremation will be accorded, no services are to be held at this time. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg is honored to serve the family.  Online condolences may be made at


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Debbie Ericson

July 4, 2021 12:23 PM

I am sending my condolences to the family,  Bonnie was a very loving & caring mother & grandmother who will be greatly missed!  I will remember Bonnie when I worked at the Marigold in the activity dept. She so liked coming to our activities especially the Bingo!  RIP  Debbie Ericson 


July 3, 2021 5:33 PM

Keep the gates open for me sweety. Tammi and Lonnie you’ve done your mom proud. Know she loved you all.
Love you kids. Hugs

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