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Marilyn R. Grant

AGE: 81 • Selbyville

Marilyn R. Grant, age 81, of Selbyville and formerly of Wilmington, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at home. She was born on October 17, 1932 in Van Atta, OH and was the daughter of the late William and Pauline (Garrett) Gamble.

Marilyn was known as a gracious hostess and entertainer and an excellent cook as well as an avid bridge player and needle worker. She was also a member of St. Matthews By-The-Sea United Methodist Church in Fenwick Island.

Marilyn was passionate about travel. Her passion for travel led her to visit most of the United States and Canada and 5 continents and her love of travel included family camping and cruises.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, David C.H. Grant of Selbyville; her daughter, Barbara A. Taylor and her husband, Jonathan of Bishopville; her son, James L.W. Grant and his wife Terry of Fallston, MD; a brother, Ronald Gamble of Rochester Hills, MI; a sister, Patricia Arnold of Mason, OH; 4 grandchildren, Danielle L. Blanchard, Gabrielle R. Blanchard, Jason D.A. Grant and Christopher J.L. Grant.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 11am at St. Matthews By-The-Sea United Methodist Church in Fenwick Island with Rev. Bruce Miller officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Attn: Contributions, West. 46th St. & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036 or online at

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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 22, 2014
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