Our family is saddened by the passing of our Matriarch,
Veta Agatha Grant, aged 88 of Eden Lodge, St. Michael; formerly of St. Jude’s Village, St. George; former employee of National Housing Corporation and a member of the Senior Citizens Group of Abundant Life Assembly.
Daughter of the late Gwendoline Walcott and Charles Garnes;
Loving mother of Margaret Bullard (Starcom Network), Shernell Grant-Phillips (Martella House), Jane Grant-Griffith (Canada), Terrence, Kenrick, Cheryl and Ronnett Grant;
Grandmother of Kim Grant-Mapp, Ramona Grant-Haqq, Charise and Dereck Alleyne, Vicke Grant-Yarde, Samantha Edwards & Samuel Griffith III (both of Canada), Julian, Dawn, Susan, Charla, Terry, Kerie and Tyrese Grant;
Mother-in-law of Samuel Michael Griffith II (Canada);
Grandmother-in-law of Veronica Grant, Mustafa Haqq and Kenrick Yarde;
Great grandmother of Danielle, Domonique, Makayla, Sarai and Zakiah Grant, DeAsha Deane, Kadeem, Keanna and Kyra Mapp, Jawaun Edwards, Jaylan, Keone and Kiara Yarde, Hailey-Jade Adams, Tiara and Tarel Burke, Amani Clarke and Hailee Grant-Estwick;
Great-great grandmother of two;
Sister of Clotelle Grant, Vera Grant & Erline Walcott-Wilson (both of the UK), Zida Hunte, Marcia Walcott, the late Winston Grant, Armintha and Hamilton Walcott;
Aunt and cousin of many;
Friend of Roderick Small, Valerie Carter, the Thompson and Herbert families of Eden Lodge, St. Michael, Claudine Shepherd and family and many others.
The funeral of the late Veta Agatha Grant leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Thursday, March 30, 2023 for Abundant Life Assembly, Haynes Hill, St. Michael where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2 p.m. for the service.
The funeral will then proceed to St. Jude’s Anglican Churchyard, St. George for the interment.
Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2023.
Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monetary donations to Abundant Life Assembly Senior Citizens Group, would be appreciated.
Mourning colours are optional.
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Pastor Ralph Boyce saysMarch 30, 2023 at 7:59 pm
In this time of lost, my family and I offer our condolences on the passing of your dear beloved matriarch. Many would say that this is a time of morning, however, I would say that it is the time of rejoicing and celebration of your life. Well spent.
As our sister prepare to take her final journey, let us remember her great legacy. Let us remember the many lives that she touched and shaped. May God‘s blessings be with you and all the family.
Love always Ralph.
Sonia Barclay-Johanson saysMarch 30, 2023 at 6:06 pm
Janie, remember those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us everyday; unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. I know words cannot take away the pain but take comfort in the memories. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
Sonia & Larry
Marcel Grant saysMarch 29, 2023 at 2:16 am
Condolences to the Grant family. It is our prayers that God will comfort you and your whole family during this time of grief. May he richly bless you even as you mourn, and may the light of His presence be a continual source of consolation. God is our refuge and strength. A very present help in time of trouble” Psalm 46:1. love Marcel Grant, Yvette Grant Barrow and family (USA).
Caroline saysMarch 26, 2023 at 11:08 pm
Janie, our heart and prayers are with you and your entire family as you mourn the loss of your dear Mum. May your Mum rest well with the Angels till you meet again. It is well.
Kathy & her boy, Jomo saysMarch 26, 2023 at 10:30 pm
Sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Grant family. 🫂 At this difficult time, God is still your refuge and strength.
The last remaining matriarch of Blk 150 has passed and your loss is our loss, for we are all family. May the ancestors welcome Veta with open arms and may her soul rest in sweet peace. 🕊🙏🏾
Suzan Griffith Heczko saysMarch 26, 2023 at 1:59 pm
Condolences to the Grant family during this sad and difficult time. May the good times and found memories of Ms Grant comfort you when you need it most.
Sleep Peacefully Mummy 🕊️🙏🏿💐💔
Suzan, Tomáš and the rest of Heczko family.
Kyra saysMarch 26, 2023 at 12:47 pm
Will forever miss and cherish our fond memories