The 42-year-old singer took to his Instagram handle to announce her death and said it occurred few days after her 91st birthday.
He wrote: “My beautiful grandmother, Marjorie Maxine Stephens, left this world early this morning, just a few days after her 91st birthday.
“We are so grateful for the life she lived, for the love she shared with her many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and beyond.”
John commended her grandma for the way she used to treat them when she was alive.
“She was the most caring and conscientious grandmother you could imagine. She still sent us all birthday cards with cash until her final days,” he said.
The award winning musician praised her grandma of being active and full of curiosity and energy until her final days.
He further added: “She hosted our yearly Christmas celebrations until we literally couldn’t fit in her little pink house on Heard Avenue in Springfield, Ohio.
“She was active and full of curiosity and energy until her final days. She always had a story to tell and words of encouragement and love. She supported us and rooted for us unconditionally.”
John was thankful to God for her life well-spent.
“I’m so glad she got to see the fruits of all she gave us. She got to travel the world with us, went to my first Grammys.
“She got to experience the successes of all her offspring.
“We are sad to lose her but most of all so appreciative of the full, blessed life she lived. May she Rest In Peace after running a great race.”