CLEVELAND- Laura Theresa Grantham age 71 of Cleveland, MS passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, MS.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. The burial of her cremains will follow in the New Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend John Thomas will officiate the services.
Theresa was born December 26, 1949, to Walter Junior and Berda Gay Willard Prewitt in Cleveland, MS. She lived in Natchez for a short time with her family before returning to Cleveland. Theresa retired from Duo-Fast Corporation where she was a fork-lift operator. "BigFoot" was the name given to her forklift because of the size of the unit. Theresa's hobbies included fishing and camping. Her main focus though was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also had a passion for taking care of others.
Theresa was a member of Morrison Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Junior and Berda Prewitt, sisters, Connie Prewitt and Gay Prewitt, and brother Ray Prewitt.
Theresa is survived by sons, Michael Morse (Stace) and Billy Morse both of Cleveland, MS, grandchildren, Ashley Morse, Allison Morse, Heather Lishman, and Taylor Morse. Great-grandchildren, William, Sadie, Eli, Asher, Rayes, Quinn, and Silas.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or LeBonheur's Children's Hospital.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The online guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.