• "Annie Laura and Hester, I am so sorry to learn about Elva's..."
    - Norma Hester Smothers
  • "I wish I would of been there, thinking of you."
    - Barbara Best
  • "Rip mrs best you are gone but not forgotten. ...prayers to..."
    - jennifer garren
  • "Dear family, we are sorry for your loss, but always..."
  • "I wish heaven had a phone so I could hear your voice again...."
    - Barbara Best

ELVA GRIMES BEST Elva Grimes Best, 76, of Vero Beach, FL, passed away on August 16, 2014 in Vero Beach, FL. Elva was born September 1, 1937, in Dublin, NC, to Coston and Hazel Grimes. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, FL. Elva is survived by her sisters, Hester Rafferty and Annie Grimes; sons, Fred and Michael Best; and grandchildren, Barbara Best, Andrew Best, Jonathan Best, and Alex Best. Elva was preceded in death by her husband George Best; brothers, Percy and Russell Grimes; sister, Nadine Cole; daughter, Barbara Best; son, James Best. Private services will be held for the immediate family. Those who so desire may make donations in memory of Elva to the First Baptist Church of Vero Beach.

Published in the TC Palm on Aug. 20, 2014