Grace M. Jean
Portsmouth - Grace Martin Jean, 95, died July 12, 2013. A native of Portsmouth, she was predeceased by her husband, Louis F. Jean, and son, Martin L. Jean. Grace was a retired purchasing agent at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. She was a member of Park View United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Esther Chapter #37.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce V. Jean and Susan P. Jean of Portsmouth; a son, Bruce B. Jean and wife Nora Grubbs of Alexandria, VA; a brother, Robert C. Martin and wife Pat of Carrollton; three grandchildren, Adele C.V. Jean, Katherine G. Wood and Andrew R. Wood; and friends of the family, Rosemarie Gaines and caregiver, Gloria Hanna. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Terry Yarbrough, Dr. Robert Accettola, and Amy Powell (Amedysis Home Health Care).
A funeral service with Eastern Star Rites will be held on Tuesday, July 16, at 11 a.m. in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. The Reverend Daniel Spaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com