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Ms. Annie Ruth Gant of Farmington Hills, Michigan Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Friend born on September 5, 1929 in Hawkinsville, Georgia made her transition on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital at the age of 90. Viewing will be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Ellis Funeral Home 22401 Grand River Ave. ( between Telegraph Rd. & Lahser Rd. ) Detroit, Michigan 48219. Service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 Family Hour at 11:00 AM with the Celebration Of Life at 12 Noon at Greater Grace Temple Church 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd. Detroit, Michigan 48219 Bishop Charles H. Ellis III Pastor 313-543-6000. Entombment will follow at Wood Lawn Cemetery 19975 Woodward Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48203. Flower Delivery hour will be on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 12 Noon to 6:00 PM.
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  • Thursday, February 6, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Ellis Funeral Home
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    Condolences to the Annie Ruth Gant family. Crystal your grandmother became your "Mom" and raised you in the right way. Holliness is right and your husband and children follow your lead. God will bring comfort to you and family during this difficult time. We love you and family. Cena Ellis-Washington & family.
    ~ Cena Washington   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mother. We love you so very much and if you need anything please do not hesitate to reach out. Your mother was a beautiful person and will truly be missed. The family has our love and support.
    ~ Lucretia & Ray Pollard   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    WHAT A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF EXCELLENCE THAT SISTER GANT SET FOR ALL THAT KNEW HER. I AM SENDING BLESSINGS AND PRAYERS FOR HER FAMILY.
    ~ DAPHNIE HYMAN   FARMINGTON HILLS, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Great woman of God, praying for the family
    ~ Gwendolyn Evans   Canton, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Sis. Gant you were the sweetest lady ever!! You were always super nice to me and my children, I will always cherish you beauty, poise and kindness....you will truly be missed!
    ~ Hollie Jackson   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    My condolences to the family. Sister Gant was a sweetheart
    ~ Carla Harris   Dearborn, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    My condolences to the family. Sister Gant was a sweetheart
    ~ Carla Harris   Dearborn, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    My condolences to the family. Sister Gant was a sweetheart
    ~ Carla Harris   Dearborn, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God continue to comfort you and your family throughout this time of sadness and give you peace that surpasses your understanding. Take your rest Mom Gant 🌹
    ~ Lady LouAnne Lucas   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God continue to comfort you and your family throughout this time of sadness and give you peace that surpasses your understanding. Take your rest Mom Gant 🌹
    ~ Lady LouAnne Lucas   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God continue to comfort you and your family throughout this time of sadness and give you peace that surpasses your understanding. Take your rest Mom Gant 🌹
    ~ Lady LouAnne Lucas   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God continue to comfort you and your family throughout this time of sadness and give you peace that surpasses your understanding. Take your rest Mom Gant 🌹
    ~ Lady LouAnne Lucas   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God continue to comfort you and your family throughout this time of sadness and give you peace that surpasses your understanding. Take your rest Mom Gant 🌹
    ~ Lady LouAnne Lucas   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Sister Gant was an intricate part of my life. She taught Sunday School along with Mother Wilma Ruth Ellis Johnson. She showed us how to treat a lady. Her example is something that made an impact on all of us that knew her. Rest in Paradise Mom.
    ~ Joseph Cunningham   Detroit
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Well done Mother Gant!! Thank you for all of the hard work and dedication you gave on behalf of God’s Kingdom Assignments. I pray God comforts your family as only he can with his strength and mercy in Jesus Name Amen. Nsenga (Sisi) Johnson & Family
    ~ Nsenga Johnson   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God God strengthen the family
    ~ Juanita Watts   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God God strengthen the family
    ~ Juanita Watts   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    May God God strengthen the family
    ~ Juanita Watts   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    I am deeply sorry for your loss, it was truly a pleasure to have known Sister Gant she was truly a wonderful women of God . My prayers are with you Crystal and your family and my God fill your hearts with beautiful memories of your Grandmother forever and always .
    ~ LaQuinda Walters   Redford, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    I am deeply sorry for your loss, it was truly a pleasure to have known Sister Gant she was truly a wonderful women of God . My prayers are with you Crystal and your family and my God fill your hearts with beautiful memories of your Grandmother forever and always .
    ~ LaQuinda Walters   Redford, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    I am deeply sorry for your loss, it was truly a pleasure to have known Sister Gant she was truly a wonderful women of God . My prayers are with you Crystal and your family and my God fill your hearts with beautiful memories of your Grandmother forever and always .
    ~ LaQuinda Walters   Redford, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    I am deeply sorry for your loss, it was truly a pleasure to have known Sister Gant she was truly a wonderful women of God . My prayers are with you Crystal and your family and my God fill your hearts with beautiful memories of your Grandmother forever and always .
    ~ LaQuinda Walters   Redford, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Min. Lance E. Johnson, Sr. & Mrs A. Johnson
    ~ Andre’a Johnson   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Crystal, your grandmother was such a beautiful Woman of God! She loved God, her family, her pastor and church family! Rest on Sis. Grant!
    ~ Kim R James   Westland, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Rest In Peace Mother Gant! You will always be remembered for your wisdom, your sweet spirit and your flawless character! May the peace of GOD rest upon the family! Shalom!
    ~ Cynthia Thompson   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Ma Ruth you will truly be missed. You mean so much to so many and you are Tremendously Loved💘 May you R.I.H. in HIS ARMS🙏❤
    ~ Robert Daniel   Detroit, AZ
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Deepest condolences to my cousins. My pleasure to have met The Queen! May God bless and keep you.
    ~ Cecilia Smith   Cedar hill, TX
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Remembering a beautiful spirit and a heavenly angel. Thanks for being a pillar of our family and we will continue to ignite your flame forever! Rest in Heavenly Peace to our cousin, Annie Ruth Gant. Love Always, Samantha Dennard & Family
    ~ Samantha Dennard   Decatur, GA
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Remembering a beautiful spirit and a heavenly angel. Thanks for being a pillar of our family and we will continue to ignite your flame forever! Rest in Heavenly Peace to our cousin, Annie Ruth Gant. Love Always, Samantha Dennard & Family
    ~ Samantha Dennard   Decatur, GA
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Ms.Gant was truly a wonderful woman who was respected by everyone. Rest in Heaven.
    ~ Keisha Gibson   San Diego, CA
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Ms.Gant was truly a wonderful woman who was respected by everyone. Rest in Heaven.
    ~ Keisha Gibson   San Diego, CA
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Crystal, My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this difficult time. Your grandmother was an amazing woman that never met a stranger. She can now rest peacefully knowing that her legacy will continue through you. May God’s peace and understanding cover you always.
    ~ Lloyd Banks   West Bloomfield, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Crystal, My prayers are with you and your family in the loss of Mother Gant. Heaven has gained a true angel and servant.
    ~ Theresa Ellis Liddell   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Crystal, My prayers are with you and your family in the loss of Mother Gant. Heaven has gained a true angel and servant.
    ~ Theresa Ellis Liddell   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Crystal, My prayers are with you and your family in the loss of Mother Gant. Heaven has gained a true angel and servant.
    ~ Theresa Ellis Liddell   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Our prayer are high and wide for your family in this season! There is NOTHING to hard for God - Chris and May Wathen
    ~ Christopher Wathen   Saginaw, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Crystal, you already know how much Mother-Nana was loved and appreciated; she was beautiful inside and out and we will miss her but God knows best and He was ready for his sweet angel to join him... I love you dear Sister and will continue prayers of peace and strength for you and the family.
    ~ Deidre McGraw   Chicago, IL
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Condolences to your family. When I was a little girl, I looked up to Aunt Ruthie as such a beautiful woman with such grace. When she trusted me enough to babysit her girls, I was honored. I love you all and she will be missed.
    ~ Deborah Summerlin El-Amin   Canton, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Condolences to your family. When I was a little girl, I looked up to Aunt Ruthie as such a beautiful woman with such grace. When she trusted me enough to babysit her girls, I was honored. I love you all and she will be missed.
    ~ Deborah Summerlin El-Amin   Canton, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family.
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sis.Gant,beautiful Mother inside and out,truly loved our family, as we all loved her. Crystal, praying for you and the family. Rider,Smith, Hodges, Williams family
    ~ Felicia Williams   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    WILL MISS MY DEAR FRIEND FORM WAY BACK..RIP.. PRAYING FOR THE FAMILY...
    ~ JOYACE W WARD   SOUTHFIELD, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Mother Gant was a jewel. Will miss her sweet smile and the loving way she treated others. RIP Mother Gant, you’ve earned it.
    ~ Martha Heath   Farmington Hills, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    May God comfort you and your family. Mother Gant you will be missed ❤️❤️🌹🌹
    ~ Sandra Ashburn   Redford, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    I love you my beautiful cousin/aunti. Ann,Dorian,Tony,and myself sends our love and prayers to all your grandchildren💖
    ~ Mickie Beal Mays   Cincinnati, OH
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    I love you my beautiful cousin/aunti. Ann,Dorian,Tony,and myself sends our love and prayers to all your grandchildren💖
    ~ Mickie Beal Mays   Cincinnati, OH
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sister Gant, Such a beautiful spirit and a beautiful lady.God Bless you Crystal and family. We are praying for your peace We miss her already.. Remember, God never makes a mistake. She is definitely in his arms. We are here for you. Dea & Sis Powell
    ~ Dea & Sis. Powell   Dertroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sending love to the family and my deepest sympathy. Mother Gant was a strong woman of God and she will truly be missed. To know her was to love her ,so rest peacefully.
    ~ Judith Joseph   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    Sister Grant was a jewel. We have so many fond memories of her. She will be missed. We’re privileged to have known her. Please accept our prayers and condolences.
    ~ Rick and Venus Thues   Detroit, MI
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    I appreciate Sis. Gant for allowing me to be the teacher of freedom learning, especially with Crystal. She was created to be different. I learned to be a better teacher using the concept..."No Child Left Behind" ...given that freedom from Sis Gant...I Loved her!
    ~ Rosalyn Stuckey-Collins   Snellville, GA
  • Friday, February 14, 2020
    In memory of Annie Ruth, words can not fully express the impact that you have had on me and our family, yet your smile was always warm, your countenance approachable and your words kind!!! Your dress and deportment always ladylike and your Crystal is cool and beautiful like you... Classy and calm is how I remember you... Rest in Peace Annie Ruth...
    ~ La'Rae Hardy-Shabaka   bronx, NY
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    On behalf of the Winfrey Family, we express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences in the passing of Sister Annie Gant. As a Great Women of GOD she is remembered as an elegant, extraordinary champion for the people. Sister Gant was caring, dynamic, and moreover industrious and successful as a professional. May GOD bless the Gant and Mitchell Families at this time, and beyond.
    ~ Tyrone Winfrey   Detroit, MI
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    🙏🏾❤️😭❤️🙏🏾 Love You Mama Grant Thank You For Your Forever Love Towards Me.
    ~ Randolph   Detroit, MI
  • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    My sincere condolences to the family of Mother Grant. You will truly, I mean truly be missed♥️❤️♥️❤️
    ~ Renee Shorter   Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    What a GREAT woman of GOD. She will be missed. Praying for the entire family.
    ~ Alverta/Isiah Culver   Ypsilanti, MI