Gladys S. Grant

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Gladys S. Grant died Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Olive Branch Senior Care Center in Tallulah of heart failure as a result of dementia. She was 91.

Mrs. Grant was born in Oxly, Mo., and was a Vicksburg resident for 40 years. She also lived in the Detroit area for 32 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff Miley Grant of Sylvarena, Miss.; parents, James F., of Milan, Tenn., and Bela Garner Sloan, of Lexington, Tenn.; five brothers, James Sloan, Dee Sloan, Calvin Sloan, Alvin Sloan and George Sloan; and an infant grandson, Jeffrey T. Stroud.

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She is survived by a son, Larry Grant of Vicksburg; a daughter, Doreen Brock of Austin, Texas; a brother, Lee Sloan of Traverse City, Mich.; five grandchildren, Shara Grant Heusinger of Vicksburg, Alan Grant of Madison, Heather Camp of Round Rock, Texas, and Mitchell Brock and Mason Brock, both of Austin, Texas; and four great-grandchildren.

Services and visitation were Monday, March 29, 2010, at Colonial Chapel in Bay Springs, Miss. Burial was at Bethany Cemetery in Sylvarena, Miss.