Cumberland Times-News

January 27, 2014


Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Dolores Irene (Grim) Webb Brooks, 83, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 7, 1930, in Cumberland, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late John Truman Grim and Juanita (Crawford) Grim. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Ed Webb and Charles Brooks.

Formerly employed at Burton’s Men’s Store and retired from Peskins, Dolores was a well-known seamstress in the area for many years. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Dolores was former President and Secretary of the Chapel Hill West Neighborhood Association. She was a member of Let’s Beautify Cumberland; the Ridgeley American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; the Ridgeley V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary; the Redman Club; the Genealogical Society of Cumberland; and the South Cumberland business and Civic Association.

Dolores is survived by her daughters, Marilyn Griffey, Ellerslie, and Cindy McGregor, Tomball, Texas. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Jennifer Dempsey and husband, Parks, Seattle, Wash., Brian Cather and wife, Jessica, Apex, N.C., James “Bill” McGregor and wife, Shannon, Tomball, and Melissa Heier and husband, Josh, Spring, Texas. Dolores is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Clare and Owen Dempsey, Benjamin and Bella Cather, Anthony and Chad Barringer and Katherine and Parker Heier; her niece, Cheryl Marvin; her nephew, Kevin Hampton; and her sister, Shirley Gift, Cumberland.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland,  ( on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Harold McClay Jr. officiating.

Interment will be in Saint Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.