Willa Lea Province Grimm

Willa Lea Province Grimm, 77, of Parkersburg, passed away Oct. 28, 2013, at her residence.

She was born May 31, 1936 in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Robert Lee and Hattie Ellen (Deems) Workman.

She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Vienna. She was a life member of the VFW and DAV and was also a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and the Vienna Eastern Star.

She is survived by her daughter, Crystal L. Wicks (Daren) of Columbus, Miss.; granddaughter, Autumn Lee Wyatt (Zac); step-granddaughters, Kelsey Wicks and Courtney Lackey; a brother, Larry Workman (Margaret); sisters, Norma Summers (Paul), Wilma Bailey (Buck) and Diane Owens; a special friend, Lester Batton; step-children, Paula Bogard (Bob) of York, Maine, Dr. Ruby Grimm (Jim) of Statesville, N.C., Jeri Magdy (Joe) of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Scott Grimm of Vienna, W.Va. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Hysel B. “Tim” Province; her second husband, Paul E. Grimm; two brothers, Jack Workman and Bob Workman; and a son, Dana Province.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Dr. Daniel Bryan officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parkersburg. Visitation will be today from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent at www.leavittfuneralhome.com