In memory of
JERRY GRANT
In memory of
JERRY GRANT
Jerry Carroll Grant December 1, 1934 - May 6, 2020 OKLAHOMA CITY On May 6, 2020, heaven gained one of the best around. Jerry Carroll Grant, 85, of Oklahoma City, formerly of Edmond, OK, passed away surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on December 1, 1934 in Corsicana, Texas, to Robert and Vera (Jarrett) Grant. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Vera; two sisters, Bobbie and Estelle; and brother, Marcus. Jerry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jackie (Walton) Grant, and one sibling, Charles Grant, of San Augustine, Texas. Also surviving are Jerry and Jackie's five children: son, Gary Grant and Sheila of Corpus Christi, TX; son, Bernie Barnard and Nancy, of Park Hill, OK; daughter, Julie (Grant) Scarborough and Macon, of New Braunfels, TX; son, Jim Barnard and Jennie, of Mounds, OK; and daughter, Mariavis (Grant) Fitzmorris and Cliff, of Yukon, OK; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jerry was a member of Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, OK and a 35-year member of the Knights of Columbus. Jerry's chosen profession, retail manager, began as a Distributive Education (DECA) student in high school when he was sent to Kress's Variety Store as a stock boy. He worked in retail merchandising for over 35 years, most of which were for the TG&Y company as a store manager and later a buyer for a TG&Y warehouse. After retiring from TG&Y, Jerry was the facilities manager for the historic, domed First Christian Church in Oklahoma City for ten years. Jerry and Jackie loved spending time at their cabin near Lake Tenkiller. Jerry was an outstanding fisherman and loved being out on the lake in his boat fishing with his kids and grandkids. Jerry was a loving husband, father, and grandpa and he will be missed by the many people he loved and who loved him. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2020, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 5. Both services will be held at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 600 S. Garth Brooks Blvd., Yukon, OK. Interment will be held at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fort Smith, AR. Online condolences may be signed at: www.yandafuneral.com
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In memory of
JERRY GRANT
Jerry Carroll Grant December 1, 1934 - May 6, 2020 OKLAHOMA CITY On May 6, 2020, heaven gained one of the best around. Jerry Carroll Grant, 85, of Oklahoma City, formerly of Edmond, OK, passed away surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on December 1, 1934 in Corsicana, Texas, to Robert and Vera (Jarrett) Grant. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Vera; two sisters, Bobbie and Estelle; and brother, Marcus. Jerry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jackie (Walton) Grant, and one sibling, Charles Grant, of San Augustine, Texas. Also surviving are Jerry and Jackie's five children: son, Gary Grant and Sheila of Corpus Christi, TX; son, Bernie Barnard and Nancy, of Park Hill, OK; daughter, Julie (Grant) Scarborough and Macon, of New Braunfels, TX; son, Jim Barnard and Jennie, of Mounds, OK; and daughter, Mariavis (Grant) Fitzmorris and Cliff, of Yukon, OK; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jerry was a member of Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, OK and a 35-year member of the Knights of Columbus. Jerry's chosen profession, retail manager, began as a Distributive Education (DECA) student in high school when he was sent to Kress's Variety Store as a stock boy. He worked in retail merchandising for over 35 years, most of which were for the TG&Y company as a store manager and later a buyer for a TG&Y warehouse. After retiring from TG&Y, Jerry was the facilities manager for the historic, domed First Christian Church in Oklahoma City for ten years. Jerry and Jackie loved spending time at their cabin near Lake Tenkiller. Jerry was an outstanding fisherman and loved being out on the lake in his boat fishing with his kids and grandkids. Jerry was a loving husband, father, and grandpa and he will be missed by the many people he loved and who loved him. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2020, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 5. Both services will be held at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 600 S. Garth Brooks Blvd., Yukon, OK. Interment will be held at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fort Smith, AR. Online condolences may be signed at: www.yandafuneral.com
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Yukon, OK 73099
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