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Mrs. Katherine G. Folk PDF Print
Written by Karen Ventrone   
Thursday, 05 September 2013 08:28

Mrs. Katherine Grimes Folk, age 88, of Junaluska Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 3, 2013 at Watauga Medical Center. Born February 19, 1925 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late John and Cora Grimes. Katherine was a homemaker and a member of Boone Mennonite Brethren Church. She was a loving wife and mother.

She is survived by her children; Dana Folk and wife Jessie, Judy Folk, and Debbie Grimes and husband Joe all of Boone, two grandchildren; Dana Folk of New Jersey and Yvonne Marie Folk of Boone, one sister; Rachel Whittington of Boone, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; John & Cora Grimes, her husband Henry Clay Folk, one son; Charles Folk, one grandson; Arnold Patrick Folk, one granddaughter; Melissa Lande, eight sisters; Maude Landers, Vienna Grimes, Madge Horton, Nellie Caldwell, Ruth Mock, Jen Hayes, Lucille Goins, and Jessie Horton and three brothers; Paul, George and John Henry Grimes.

Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine Grimes Folk will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Morris Hatton. Burial will follow in the Clarissa Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday prior to the service from 1 o'clock until 2 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Clarissa Hill Cemetery Fund, in care of Jessie Folk, PO Box 137, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be shared with the Folk family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Folk family.


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