Jay Cook Grimes Genealogy
65. Jay Cook Grimes, son of
William Henry Grimes, b.
February 20, 1890, in Wayne County, Tennessee. He was graduated from the
University of Tennessee, 1916, and the University of Kentucky, 1919. For more
than 35 years, he was a professor on the staff of Auburn University and a
business, civic, and religious leader in Auburn, Alabama. He holds membership in
Delta Sigma Phi social fraternity, Gamma Sigma Delta and Phi Kappa Phi honor
societies, and is listed in "American Men of Science", "Who's Who in
American Education", "Who's Who in the South and Southwest", and "Poors
Register of Directors and Executives." He m. August 4, 1924, Charlotte Ella
Busey, b. April 19, 1897, daughter of Dr. John Francis and Ella (Lowery) Busey,
of Frisco City, Alabama. She holds a degree from Judson College. She is a member
of Delta Zeta Sorority, is a former teacher, and is an active worker in church,
civic, and club affairs.
118. Elizabeth Janette, b. August 6, 1925, in Frisco City,
Alabama. She holds the degrees of B. S. and M. S. from Auburn University,
Auburn, Alabama, and is a teacher in the School of Science and literature of
that institution. She is a member of Delta Zeta sorority, Mortar Board honor
society, and was president of her junior class. She m. August 28, 1946, Robert
Allen Williams, son of Dr. Marvin W. and Mary (Carden) Williams, b. March 16,
1926, in Center, Alabama. He is a graduate with the B. S. and M. S. degrees
from Auburn University, served in the U. S. Marines, during World War II, and
is now a business man in Auburn. They have two daughters: Janette Frances, b.
April 3, 1951, and Rebecca Allen, b. April 22, 1954 - both b. in York,
119. Mary Frances, b. April 9, 1930, in Auburn, Alabama. She is a graduate
with a B. S. degree from Auburn University, where she was a member of Delta
Zeta sorority. She teaches in the public schools of Birmingham. She m.
September 17, 1949, Henry T. Wingate, Jr., son of Henry T. and Inez (Matthews)
Wingate, b. March 1, 1929, in Opelika, Alabama. He is a graduate with a B. S.
degree from Auburn University, served as a first lieutenant in the U. S. Army
in Korea and is now a business man in Birmingham, Alabama. They have an
adopted daughter, Frances Marian, b. July 21, 1960.