December 2, 1969 - July 21, 2016
Mattoon, IL – Kathy Ellen Grant, age 46, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4:00-7:00 p.m., at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. The family requests those attending visitation wear superhero shirts, or bright colored attire in honor of Kathy who was their superhero. Born December 2, 1969, Kathy was the daughter of Chris and Lucy (Doss) Nay. She married Bob Grant on March 18, 1988, in St. Louis, MO. Survivors include her loving husband of twenty-eight years, Robert “Bob” Grant of Mattoon, IL; two children, Chelsea Butler and husband Dennis of Mattoon, IL, and Jaceson Grant and wife Morgan of Mattoon, IL; two sisters, Dixie Oakley and husband Mike of Chester, IL, and Missy Rogers and husband Matt of Troy, IL; one grandson Bennett “Button” Butler of Mattoon, IL; her father in-law Gary Grant; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Kris McDevitt; her grandparents; and her mother-in-law, Nancy Grant. Kathleen was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Mattoon, IL. She was employed by Eastern Illinois University in the Continuing Education Department and a member of the Academy of Lifetime Learning. Kathleen cherished her family and treasured time spent with them more than anything. Her love for animals was always evident, as well. Memorials in her honor may be made to the Coles County Animal Shelter, 6818 N Co Rd 1120E, Charleston, IL 61920; or Journey for Jordan/Haven House; please make checks to Haven House 12685 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63141, include Journey for Jordan in the memo. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL – Kathy Ellen Grant, age 46, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4:00-7:00... View Obituary & Service Information
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