Heavonlei K. Grant

Sunrise: February 12, 2002

Sunset: February 28, 2023

Heavonlei KeIda Jae Grant, 21, of Virginia Beach, VA sadly left us on February 28, 2023.  She was born February 12, 2002 to Duke Grant Jr. and Keilya Greene.  Heavonlei graduated from Bayside High School in 2020.

Her family will remember her as loving, tenacious, fiercely independent, and witty.  She loved and had a special connection with children and animals.

Heavonlei was athletic, starting in gymnastics at age 4, she also played Rush soccer and ran track. She fell in love with the sport of competitive cheer and dance in 2012 when she joined the gym Epic Cheer & Dance.  She also cheered for her middle and high school varsity teams.

Heavonlei is survived by her parents; siblings Duke III, Beautifull, Naquell, Tatiquana, Paige, Asia and Madison; her loving grandparents, William and Lucy Taylor and a host of family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her sister Shardunay.

Memorial Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, March 11, 2023 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel

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    Venita Fields says

    No amount of words can express the pain that you are going through. I am thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time. Venita Fields

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    Gwendolyn White says

    May the Lord bring you peace and comfort in this time of sadness. She was such a beautiful spirit.

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    Gwendolyn White says

    May the Lord bring you peace and comfort in this most difficult time of sadness. In Jesus name Amen!

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    Coach April Patrick says

    Keilya, Beautiful & family. I’m so profoundly sorry for your loss. Heavonlei was a great young lady and will forever be remembered by the BHS Marlin Cheer Family. She will always be one of our MVP’s. May God wrap his arms around you and bring you some comfort. Praying for you everyday.

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    Shayla and Semiyah Warren says

    To the family: Our sincerest condolences for you at this time. You have our deepest sympathy and unwavering support. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. Heavonlei was always the most sweetest and respectful. May she sleep in HEAVENLEI peace.
    ~Love Always~

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    Kountess KR Davis says

    Sleep in Heavenlei Peace sweet angel 🌹

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    Delores Hodge says

    May the heavenly Father comfort you at this time of loss. Praying for the entire family. Grace and Peace Be With You.
    Love to all !

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    Chuck Simpson says

    Healing Prayers for all the Family – May Fond Memories of such a Sweet & Beautiful Child help Ease the Pain of this Tragic Loss

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    Nicole Bostic says

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Heavonlei was such an Amazing young lady! My prayers are with you and your family! RIH Beautiful!

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    Sibyll Jones says

    I am so sorry for your loss. Such a beautiful, gentle soul. I met Heavonlei through my daughters at Epic. She was a genuinely kind young lady. My prayers go out to her family and friends. The Jones Family

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    Yuron Curtis says

    This is a great loss not only for our family, but for the world, a bright shining star who fell to soon. We had the honor of having her for 21 years. Now Heavonlie this beautiful, talented soul has be given her wings. She may have left us fiscally, but she will always be in our hearts and watching from above. My heart is full of sorrow as much as the rest of you. I love you more than words can say. Aunt Lucy and Keilya I wish I was there to help comfort you both. God please bless us in this time of need. Only you can give us the strength to get through is tough time. Help us to heal and place your hand on Keilya, Duke, Beautiful, Aunt Lucy. bring them comfort and some peace. I love you all so much. Please call if you need to talk. I’m always here for you.

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    Daman De Leon (Uncle "Daman") says

    As we celebrate the life of your beautiful soul Heavonlei, I am so sorry to hear of your tragic passing. You are gone from our presence but will live on in our hearts.
    Condolences extended from Uncle Daman & Auntie Ruth in NC.

    Uncle Daman

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    Joyce Chavers says

    I’m so sorry I could not be there in person but was there in spirit to share my love, support and condolences for your loss.
    I love you Lucy, Keilya and the family. May God bless you with peace and comfort during this time of bereavement.
    Love you all.
    Aunt Joyce

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    Arlene & David Williams says

    My deepest heartfelt sympathy to my family. Lean on Jesus in the days to come and he WILL give you the strength to make it through.

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