Violet G. Brimm

Violet G. Brimm, 102, of Phoenix, Ariz., and formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Desert Garden Assisted Living in Phoenix.

She was born on May 26, 1917, in Alto Pass, the daughter of John Alexander and Laura Foster Fear. 

She married George Edward Brimm on March 27, 1937. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2002.

Mrs. Brimm is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Thomas of Mesa, Ariz.; one son, Jack (Lauren) Brimm of Princeton, Ill.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one son-in-law, Horace “Tom” Thomas; six brothers; three sisters; one grandson; two granddaughters; and one great-grandson.

She had been a member of Landmark Pentecostal Church in Anna. 

Private graveside services for Violet Brimm will be held at Casper Cemetery near Anna.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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