Funeral services for Myrtle V. Grant, 81, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, will be held at 12 PM on Monday, August 24, 2020 at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1506 Spring Street in Jeffersonville, with burial to follow in Eastern Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service on Monday from 10-12 PM at the church. She passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020 surrounded by her family.
Myrtle was born on April 9, 1939 in Bessemer, Alabama to the late Sterling and Sally Lowe. She retired from the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville and was a longtime member of First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Along with her late husband, Robert Lee Grant, she worked 15 years for the Jeffersonville Parks & Recreation at the Nachand Fieldhouse. She enjoyed crocheting in her spare time and she will be deeply missed by her friends and family.
She is survived by her three children, Joey Grant (Rhonda), Tony Grant (Stacy), Sylvia Jaimes Grant; two sisters, Myrna Roach, Lorraine Lowe (Ronald Davis); ten grandchildren, Tiffany Wess, Amanda Lyons (Todd), Bryan Grant (Jasmine), Kyle Lyons (Cassie), Mike Smith, Stephanie Pirtle (Mike), Sydney Grant, Devon Shackleford, Anija Shackleford, Alia Wesley; eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; and nieces and nephews, Noel Roach (Tamara), Ardene Roach, Delron Davis, Roniece Davis, and Darnell Davis.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Kindred Hospice, especially Jasmine Grant and Vickie Gregory.
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