Martha Louise Fagg Grant, 80, passed away April 14, 1998 due to complications associated with cancer.
Born March 21, 1918, the daughter of Charles William and Martha Sophia Price Fagg, in Salt Lake City, Utah, she was the sixth of nine children. She was married for time and all eternity to her dear husband, Ulysses Smith Grant, on August 30, 1939 in the Salt Lake Temple. Louise was always quick to share her smile and winning warmth with those around her, and had a wonderful ability to remember names. While attending Granite High School, Louise excelled in music, journalism and also served as Student Body President. Over the years, she served in several LDS auxiliary organizations as a talented leader at both ward and stake levels and also served her community well. She and her husband were called as ordinance workers at the Ogden LDS Temple.Blessed with remarkable musical talents, she enjoyed sharing those talents with others. Throughout her life, she participated in many vocal competitions and singing groups, enjoyed conducting choral groups and loved arranging and composing music. She treasured her music and especially enjoyed helping children and youth to love music in the same way.
Louise had a great love for family and especially for all of her 31 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. She had a special way of offering love, wisdom and encouragement to all members of her family.
Louise is survived by her beloved husband; and her four children and their spouses, Ellen and Ron Payne, of St. George; Joan and Jerry Silver, Steve and Beverly Grant, John and Nancy Grant, all of Centerville; and each of those special grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by all of her brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Monday, April 20, 1998 at the Centerville 1st Ward, 160 South 300 East, Centerville. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main and again Monday morning from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the church.
Due to a chemically sensitive family member, the family requests those attending these services kindly refrain from wearing strongly scented products. Burial will be in the Centerville City Cemetery.
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