Private services will be held by her family in Kilgore, Texas.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1933 in Enterprise to John Dewey Dority and Doris Avery Dority.
Kimes was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Charles A. Kimes Sr. She was a volunteer and Literacy Coordinator for the Bolivar County Literacy Council from 1986-1996. She was a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her children, Charles A. Kimes Jr. (Pamela) of St. Marys, Ga., Linda Kimes Adams (Ron) of Lake Village, Ark., Toni Kimes Morris (Kevin) of Kilgore, Texas: grandchildren, Jessica Joan Edwards and Kaylee Lynn Morris; brother, John Parker Dority (Celeste) of Sarasota, Fla.; and niece, Parker Hilary Dority of Austin, Texas.
Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org