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Vernie Maria Grimes Spurlock

02/17/1937 - 06/01/2024
Service Date: 06/06/2024
Service Time: 11:00 am
Service Location: City of Mesa Cemetery
Visitation Date: 06/06/2024
Visitation Time: 9:00 am
Visitation Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel
Interment: City Of Mesa Cemetery

Vernie Maria Grimes Spurlock (Verna) 87, passed away peacefully on June 1,2024 in Chandler Arizona.

Verna was born February 17, 1937 in Gallup, New Mexico to Ray Thomas Grimes and Maria Wetton Grimes. She married Ransom Theodore Spurlock (Ted) and together they had six children: Ransom(Glee), Maria Bailey(Bill), Teddy(Doug), Toni Saline(Henry), Pride(Glenna) and Glen(Marcia), who married and blessed her with quite a bunch of grandchildren and “ The Beat Goes On”.

Verna loved her family, travel, sewing, dancing and painting.  She worked as a mother, ranch wife and Postmaster.

She is preceded in passing to the other-side by her parents and husband. She is survived by her Brother, Vincent(Doria), Her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A viewing and short service will be held Thursday, June 6, 2024 at Bunker Family Funeral Home at 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Az. Following, we will dedicate the grave at Mesa Cemetery, located at 1212 N Center St. in Mesa.

A luncheon, storytelling, and dancing will then be enjoyed (at Verna’s request) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 1115 E Ray Rd, Chandler, AZ 85225.


Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.



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