Nelda Marie Grant, 81, of Tom, Oklahoma passed away on Nov. 5, 2019 in Ashdown, Arkansas.
Nelda was born Aug. 10, 1938 in Winthrop, Arkansas, the daughter of Tillman Brooks Sr. and Marie (Dillinger) Brooks. She married John William Grant on April 26, 1958. Nelda enjoyed riding horses and farming, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
Nelda was preceded in death by her husband, John, her parents, one brother, T.L. Brooks, and two nephews, Seth Rogers and Johnny Justus.
Nelda leaves to cherish her memory her devoted sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Bob and RaeLynne Grant of Tom, Oklahoma, and Gary Wayne and Cindy Grant of Foreman, Arkansas; one sister, Louise Rogers and husband Dickey of Longview, Texas; one brother, Gerald Brooks of Winthrop; sisters-in-law, Mary Louise Williams of Dallas, Texas and Kathy Brooks of Winthrop; four grandchildren, Allee Grant Griffith and husband Steve Griffith, Tyler Grant, Mattison Grant and Jon Smith; nephews, Brooks Rogers, Barry Brooks, Jim Justus, Guy Brooks and Greg Brooks; nieces, Shelly Crenshaw, Diane Downard, Vicki Justus, Stacy Grant, Greta Harris and Gayla Irvan; one very special friend Marilyn Jones and many other relatives and friends.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at the Church of Christ in Foreman, Arkansas with Bro. Morris Johnson officiating. Internment will follow in the Tom Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at Madden Funeral Home in Foreman, Arkansas, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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