Williamsburg-Phyllis Joy Grant was born November 6, 1929, in Marengo, Iowa. The daughter of Lloyd and Lola (Bean) Simmons. She graduated from Marengo High School in 1949. Phyllis was united in marriage to Marion Lewis Grant on June 14, 1950 in Marengo. Phyllis was a homemaker caring for their children and also worked at their auto business (Grant Motor Company). She enjoyed gardening, cooking, traveling and spending time with family.
Phyllis was a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church and the Iburg Poulson VFW Post #8797 Ladies Auxiliary. Phyllis passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Highland Ridge Care Center at the age of 90.
She is survived by her children, Debra (Allen) Taylor of Iowa City, Linda (Kevin) Klotz of Delaware, Ohio, Pamela (Gary) Moen of Cedar Rapids and Mark Grant of Austin, Texas; 10 grandchildren;16great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Robert Simmons and a sister Betty Wyant.
Private Funeral Services will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Burial will be in the Pilot Grove Cemetery, rural Williamsburg. Messages and tributes may be addressed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.