James Henry Grant, age 79, passed away August 2017 in Stuhr, Germany.
He attended T.J. Harris High School and played drums in the marching band and local jazz bands.
After graduation he attended Jackson State University. Later, he moved to New York. There he was drafted into the U.S. Army and was assigned to the 101st Army Band. He later moved to Germany to be with his wife.
Preceding him in death were his wife Ingeborg L. Grant; his parents, Willie Hue and Edna Beatrice Grant; sisters, Harriett G. Dietrick, and Kay G. Coleman; and half-brother, Willie Hue Grant, Jr.
Left to cherish his memories are sisters: Emily Newcomb (John), Barbara Mason, Wanda Holmes, Ja'Sondra Grady (Willie Earl), and Robyn Croutch; eight nephews: Shawn Sanders, Coley Sanders III, Michael Newcomb, Derek Newcomb, Chris Mason (Zaid), Miles Mason, and Duane Holmes; eleven nieces: Collette Sanders, Janae Cole, Hope Anderson, Heather Coleman, Dawn Holmes, Ceesha Wade, Candace Wade, Robersenia Wade Foster (Eric), Jada Grant, Bianca Croutch, Madison Croutch, and many cousins and friends.
Published on September 19, 2017