Helen Ada Mae Grant, age 81, of Jerseyville, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014 at Jerseyville Manor with her family at her side.
She was born September 21, 1932, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Clarence and Lillian (Baker) Emery. Helen worked at Owens-Illinois glassworks as a packer until her retirement.
She is survived by three sons and three daughters-in-law, John and Irma Grant of Godfrey, Eric and Dana Grant of Edwardsville, and Scott and Tonya Grant of Godfrey; Two daughters and a son-in-law, Lenora and Ed Webster of Godfrey, and Tina Patrick of Wood River; a half-brother, Dick Draper; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Bob Patrick; a brother Clarence Emery; and a sister Alice Nelson.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 17, 2014, from 10 to 11 am at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton. A funeral service will be held at 11 am with Monsignor Kenneth Steffen officiating.
Burial will take place in Valhalla Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Arms of Love Pregnancy Center.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.