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Amelda June Grant, 103, of Anderson, passed peacefully to Heaven on March 28, 2017, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 21, 1913, in Anderson, and was one of six siblings of William and Sarah (Jackson) Mattingly. On Aug. 20, 1938, she married Norman Errol Grant Sr., who preceded her in death in 2008.
She was a 1932 graduate of Anderson High School and an avid lifelong Anderson Indian fan.
Amelda was a homemaker and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who always enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was an active member of the Meadowbrook Baptist Church for more than 70 years.
She is survived by her son, Norman Errol (Carolyn) Grant Jr.; two granddaughters, Shelly A. Shryock and Tricia L. (Craig) Bousman; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Austin Shryock, and Morgan and Lexie Bousman. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman E Grant Sr.; her granddaughter, Stacy Lee Glass; and five siblings.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 119 E. 36th St., Anderson, with Pastor Dennis Zirkle officiating. Interment will follow in Anderson Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The family requests memorials be made to the Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 119 E. 36th St., Anderson, IN 46016.
Whetsel Funeral Service is entrusted with funeral arrangements.
For additional obituary information and online condolences visit: www.whetselfuneralservice.com.
Published on  March 30, 2017
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