Violet Rhea Wilkey GrantJune 4, 1938 ~ February 25, 2018 (age 79)
Violet Rhea Wilkey Grant, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018. She was a Christian and a gospel singer/songwriter with the Harris Sisters and taught Sunday School. Violet was a teacher at Daisy Head Start and Bakewell Head Start. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Wilkey and Bruce Grant; son, Victor Wilkey; parents, Andy and Bertie Harris; brothers, Lonnie and Ronnie Harris and sisters, Gaynell Ward and Betty Meschon.
Survivors are her sons, Albert Wilkey (Donna) and Darvin Wilkey (Kim); daughters, Sandra Smith (Gerald) and Ernestine Perkey (Jerry); brothers, Donnie Harris and Sherman Harris; sisters, Vivian Hackler, Linda Ward, Anda Harris and Nata Poston; 16 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Services will be on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Troy Simmons officiating. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery with her grandsons serving as pallbearers. Visitation is Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Special thank you to her sitter Nekia and to Melissa and Rhonda with Hearth Hospice and to her special caregivers her granddaughters, Amanda and Tonya.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.