Mrs. Sheila Irene Gant, 54, of Southaven, MS passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto, located in Southaven. She was born October 15, 1964 in Marks, MS to Melvin Ray Butler and Irene Rowland Butler.
Mrs. Gant was a one of a kind woman in many aspects. She always worried about the needs of others before her own. Her door was always open to any and everyone who needed her help. She was hardworking with a strong work ethic and was extremely dedicated to her career. Mrs. Gant loved her work family and treated them just as she would her own flesh and blood. She had a wonderful, humorous personality and was also cracking jokes to lighten the mood regardless of the situation at hand. She was a regular attender of Greenbrook Baptist Church. Mrs. Gant enjoyed going out shopping as well as getting her nails done. She absolutely loved decorating for the holidays, with her favorite being Christmas. Her family was always her first priority. She adored her grandchildren and especially her fur babies. Mrs. Gant kept a beautiful home and had a strict cleaning schedule. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her plants and flowers. According to her family, she was also a wonderful cook, who made the best chicken and dressing and fried chicken. Mrs. Gant’s memory will continue to be cherished by her family and friends whom she shared her life with.
Mrs. Gant leaves behind her loving husband of two years, Randy Gant of Senatobia, MS; one daughter, Hannah Gill (Caleb) of Southaven, MS; one step-daughter, Felicia Brumfield (Billy) of Chrisney, IN; one son, Chad Wilkerson of Memphis, TN; one step-son, Randy Gant (Kristen) of Senatobia, MS; mother, Irene Butler of Senatobia, MS; one sister, Rita Crawford (Mike) of Coldwater, MS; three brothers, Ronald Butler (Rhonda) of Bartlett, TN, Donald Butler of Senatobia, MS, and Dana Butler (Debbie) of Indianapolis, IN; two nieces, Chelsie Butler (Garrett Manos) of Southaven, MS and Heather Crawford of Coldwater, MS; four step-granddaughters, Adalyn Brumfield, Kenzley Brumfield, Isabella Gant, and Sarah Gant; two step-grandsons, Cayden Gant and Andrew Brumfield.
She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Ray Butler and step-grandson, Christian Matthew Brumfield.
A memorial service will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 beginning at 5:00 PM at Greenbrook Baptist Church (8137 Greenbrook Pkwy, Southaven, MS 38671). Pastor Kelly Weaver will officiate the service.
Arrangements made by Twin Oaks Funeral Home (662) 349-9720.