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Joyce Grant

Joyce Ann Watson Grant

July 8, 1945

November 9, 2013

Joyce Ann Watson Grant passed away  on November 9, 2013 in a Temple hospital.

A celebration of life will be Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Temple with the Rev. Brad St. Romaine and the Rev. George Udell officiating.

She was was born on July 8, 1945 in Danville, VA to Harold and Alpha Watson.  She grew up in Chatham, VA.  She married Lawson Grant on Oct. 7, 1977 in Danville and moved to Temple in 1978.

She was very active in many areas of St. Francis Episcopal Church including service as a lay reader, altar guild member, lay Eucharistic minister, Solice Alzheimer’s Respite program volunteer, gift shop volunteer and Daughters of the King member.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and sister Bonnie Watson.

Survivors include her husband Lawson and her daughters, Annette Taylor and Janet Wilson and husband Jamey. 

She is also survived by her sisters Donna Hogg and husband Don of Smith Mountain Lake, VA and Kathy and husband Gil Collins of Danville, VA., four grandchildren, Michael Taylor of Austin, Hannah Wilson, Ian Wilson and Collin Wilson all of Salado: and a great grandson Shane Taylor of Austin, as well as nieces and a nephew.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to St. Francis Episcopal Church, 5001 Hickory Road, Temple, TX. 76502 or the Salado Community Foundation, % Debbie Charboneau, PO Box 219, Salado, TX. 76571. 

Services are in the care of Broecker Funeral Home, Salado.