10/13/09 — BETTY J. GRANT

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Oct. 6, 1940-Oct. 10, 2009

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Betty Jo Grant, 69, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, with visitation immediately afterwards. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pineview Cemetery, with the Rev. Sherman Guthrie officiating.

Mrs. Grant was a member of Walker's Memorial United Methodist Church. She was a native of Louisiana and had been a long-time resident of the Seven Springs area.

She is survived by her husband, James Braxton Grant; two daughters, Wanda Grant of Seven Springs and Linda Lambert and husband, Dennis Jay, of Mount Olive; two sons, Gerald Grant and wife, Mary, of Suffolk, Va., and Billy Grant and wife, Rose, of Albertson; a brother, Otto Stansell Jr. of Alexandria, La.; three grandsons, James, Greg and Anthony Grant; three granddaughters, Danielle, Sallie and Jennifer Grant; and a great-grandson, Braxton Joe Grant.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Gennar Lewis Stansell, and three brothers, Charles, Louis and James Stansell.

Friends and family will gather at the residence of Wanda Grant at 428 Billy Price Road in Seven Springs.


Published in Obituaries on October 13, 2009 1:47 PM