Ann Larue Johnson Grandle

January 19, 2023

Ann Larue Johnson Grandle, 94, of Broadway passed away January 17, 2023 at the Timberview Crossings in Timberville.

She was born January 7, 1929 in Rockingham Co. to the late Melvin M. and Ruby Good Johnson.

Ann worked many years at Grandle Funeral Home answering phones and doing hair. She was a member of Sunset Drive United Methodist Church in Broadway where she taught Sunday School, served in the women’s fellowship, and sang in the choir. Ann was also a member of the Shenandoah Valley #76 order of the Eastern Star, where she served as a past worthy matron, Chimney Rock VFW Post# 9660 Ladies Auxiliary, and she helped to organize and form the Broadway Little League.

On June 14, 1947 she married Carrel W. “Jodie” Grandle who preceded her in death on June 22, 2003.

Surviving are children, C.W. Grandle II and wife Peggy, Jerry L. Grandle and wife Cindy, Kathy Grandle Turner all of Broadway; grandchildren, Becky Mason (Danny), Pal Long (Casey), Mandy Freds (Will), Whit Grandle (Janna), Adam Grandle, Zach Grandle, Lacey Roberts (Zach), Jodie Turner; 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Janie Gallaher of Caruthers, CA, Linda Crider of Broadway; brother, Nelson John Snyder and wife Helen of New Jersey; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tamra J. Long and husband Phil; sisters, Doris Jean Luff, Nancy Cootes, Mary Catherine Edwards; brothers, Charles Johnson, Melvin M. Johnson Jr., Roy Lee Johnson.

Pastors Tommy Lewis-Crosby and Steve Proctor will conduct a memorial service 4:00 P.M. Saturday at the Sunset Drive United Methodist Church in Broadway. Burial will be private.

Those wishing to sign the book may do so Friday from 9-7 at the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway where the casket will be closed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Broadway Rescue Squad; P.O. Box 666 Broadway, VA 22815 or to the Sunset Drive United Methodist Church; P.O. Box 381 Broadway, VA 22815.

Grandle Funeral Home
Shenandoah Funeral Directors Association
Wife of Late C.W. “Jodie” Grandle, Mother of Jerry Grandle and C.W. Grandle II and Grandmother of Whit Grandle and Jodie Turner

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