Valerie Lynn Grant, age 64 of Ocklawaha, Florida passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019 at LaFollette Medical Center.   She was of the Baptist faith and attended Ocklawaha Baptist Church.  Valerie served her country in the United States Air Force and retired as a Staff Sergeant.

She is preceded in death by father Ronald Shoemaker and infant daughter Yumiko Lee Anne Grant.

She is survived by husband of 37 years Randy Grant, son Christopher Grant, and mother Betty (Parrish) Shoemaker, all of Ocklawaha, Florida.   Brothers Ronald Shoemaker & wife Lisa of Florida, Wesley Shoemaker of Ocklawaha, Florida, sister Cheryl Thompson & husband Karl of Seminole, Florida, several nieces, nephews, & a host other relatives and friends.

At the request of Valerie, she will be cremated, and services will be announced at a later date.

The family has entrusted the care of Valerie Lynn Grant to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

Valerie’s guestbook may be viewed at

2 Replies to “Valerie Lynn Grant, age 64 of Ocklawaha, Florida”

  1. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time I pray that God will give you the strength and courage right now.
    Christian Sympathy to the family and friends of Valerie.
    Please let me know if I can be of some help to you and you’re family.

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