Shirley J. Grantham, a former Payson resident and retired Payson High School teacher, died Dec. 22, 2007 after a long illness.
Mrs. Grantham was a dedicated teacher with a very special love of teaching and carried with her many memories of her students and her years of teaching in Payson. A scholarship fund has been set up in her memory at Grand Canyon University.
She is survived by her son Bob Grantham, daughter-in-law Vickie, daughter Debra Mascarelli, son-in-law Bill and three grandchildren.
Memorial services were held in Phoenix with private burial following.
There is an online guest book at the azcentral.com obituary section for further information and viewing.