Memorial services for Carol J. Grant, 73, Ottawa, will be at 10 am Monday at Lawrence First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Rd. A visitation will be held Sunday from 1-3 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Carol died after a long illness on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab.
She was born December 23, 1946, in Lawrence, the daughter of James C. and Mary Margaret Spence Penny. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1964. She worked as a legal secretary in several law offices until her retirement in 2011. She enjoyed painting and spending time with her dogs, many of which she rescued.
Carol married Richard M. ‘Rick’ Grant on March 31, 1989, in Lawrence. He survives of the home. Other survivors include children Jama Carter and husband Jeff Hazen, Ottawa, Todd Howard and wife Heidi Woods, Baldwin City, Tony Grant and wife Melian, Blue Springs, Mo., Kim Jaeger and husband Tom, Mt. Zion. Ill., Cari Dhungana and husband Dinesh, Canton, Ga., Lyndsy Grant, Canton, Ga., and Amy Zeman and husband Justin, Sioux Rapids, Ia.; four siblings, Barbara Brecheisen and husband Jay Dee, Lawrence, Brenda Breithaupt, Lawrence, Kathe Rhodes and husband Kent, Salmon, Idaho, and Jim Penny, Lawrence; 13 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers-in-law Brad Grant and Glenn Breithaupt, and sister-in-law Tina Penny.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab, or ASPCA, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS 66044.