PAYSON, Ill.—Shirley Ann Grant, a former pastor’s wife, died Oct. 28. She was 77.
Shirley married L. D. Grant on March 4, 1955, in Princeton, Ind. They served as pastor and wife of Calvary Baptist Church, Quincy, Ill., from 1988 to 2003. Throughout her life, Shirley was heavily involved in her church. She taught Sunday School for many years, developed several church libraries, was a ladies’ missionary leader, ladies’ banquet speaker, and led women’s Bible studies. Additionally, Shirley served as secretary for several churches.
She is survived by her husband, L. D.; four children, Luann Hirsch, Sheila, Rachael Albsmeyer, and David; and two grandchildren.