Bethany G. Grimes, 48, of Evansville, IN, passed away October 10, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.Bethany was a graduate of South Knox High School, and the University of Southern Indiana. She had worked as a financial consultant for Hilliard Lyons.A gourmet cook, Bethany was passionate about cooking. She enjoyed going out to eat, to sample other styles of cooking. She also enjoyed mushroom hunting.Bethany was an upbeat person. Regardless of what she was going through, she would always ask how others were doing, and had a genuine concern for them. She especially enjoyed her time with her family.Born September 27, 1972, in Greenfield, IN, she was the daughter of G. Jeffrey and Eileen (Oexmann) Palmer. Surviving is her husband, Bret Grimes whom she married September 27, 2007; her mother, Eileen Gaither and her husband, Dennis, of Washington, IN; her father, G. Jeffrey Palmer and his wife, Vickie, of Vincennes, IN; her son, Daniel Grimes of Evansville, IN; and her sisters, Laura Sweeney and her husband, Chad, and Ashley Engle and her husband, Anthony, all of Zionsville, IN.A graveside service will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery on Friday, at 11:00 EDT. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emeril Lagasse Foundation through Founded in 2002 by Chef Emeril Lagasse and his wife, Alden, Emeril Lagasse Foundation is a 501c(3) public charity headquartered in New Orleans. The Foundation's mission is to create opportunities to inspire, mentor and enable youth to reach their full potential through culinary, nutrition, and arts education.Donations may also be made to the Daniel Grimes College Fund. Please make checks payable to Edward Jones FBO Daniel Grimes and note 529 in the memo. Checks may be mailed to Edward Jones, PO Box 1261 Bedford, IN 47421. Online condolences may be sent to the family through

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  1. So sorry for your loss. Sending my prayers to all of you. Bethany was in my class, and she is greatly missed.

  2. Dearest Family:My deepest sympathy to all of you. Remember: Butterflies are gloriously beautiful, but live only a short life. They bring lovely beauty, in their short time. Bethany is one of those Butterflies. She touched many lives, and we are all sad, to say goodbye. Gentle hugs..

  3. We send our condolences to the family of Bethany Grimes. Bethany was always fun loving and was much loved by all who knew hear. It is so sad to lose this sweet young woman๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

  4. Prayers to the family in this very difficult time. A young woman gone to soon but heaven definitely gained an angel in Bethany. Love and hugs Laura and family. Casey, Gabe & Payton

  5. Such a pretty lady and the same age as my daughter,but so young to be taken away from her family and friends. Didnt know her but I saw her here and decided to send my condolences. Prayers for her and her family.

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