Mary B. Grotz

Mary B. Grotz, 81, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at Southside Regional Medical Center.

Born in Monroe, La., she was the daughter of the late John and Effie Mae Blue. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, and a past matron of the Alpha Chapter 1 Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Grotz is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Shanahan and husband, John, of Colonial Heights; a grandson, Robert Wyatt Walker II of Colonial Heights; a granddaughter, Katie Cooke of Henrico; two great-grandsons, Jude and Jake Cooke; numerous nieces and nephews.

Services are private. Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory - Colonial Heights
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 27, 2014