Barbara Anne Grant
Barbara Anne Grant passed away suddenly at Delta Health Hospital, Jan. 24, 2023. She was 82 years old.
Barbara was born on Feb. 9, 1940, in Alamosa Colorado to Birdie Tislawnartis Doores and Zade Packer Clayton, she was the youngest of 10 children. She would spend her childhood in Alamosa and was a graduate of Alamosa High School. She would marry Jerry Ward and move to California and have three children, born in 61’, 63’ and 68’.
On March 10, 1979, she would marry the love of her life, Richard Hoover Grant in Highland, Calif. They would spend 43 years together. They moved many times over the years spending most of their time in California and Alaska for Rich’s work. Barbara spent time in the workforce as well as an executive secretary. After retirement Barbara and Rich would spend six years traveling in an RV and seeing the country. They loved the beaches in California and the beauty of Alaska.
Barbara was an avid reader of love story novels, Christian books, her Bible and was an exceptional piano player. She attended the Assembly of God/Rivers Church in Delta.
She is survived by her Husband Rich, son Randy Ward and wife Julie, son Kelly Ward, Daughter Janell Corrigan and husband Ken, Stepdaughter Sandra Lamping, Step-Son Gary Grant and wife Angelina, 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 9 siblings. Services will be held in Alamosa, Colo., in mid-May.
Cremation was selected and a memorial service will be held at Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 11 a.m. with interment of ashes following in the Alamosa Cemetery.
To express condolences, please visit www.rogersfunerals.com. Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.