Mrs. Bessie Mae Minyard Grant, 65, of 3430 Connor Road, Hodges, SC, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at Self Regional Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 26, 1947, to Mrs. Annie Ruth Martin and the late Richard Jacob.
Mrs. Grant was a member of Pine Pleasant Baptist Church, Ninety Six, SC. She was a member of the Usher Board, Missionary and Pastor's Aid.
She was a retired employee with Covidien.
Mrs. Grant was predeceased by her stepfather, Odell Martin and her grandfather, Wesley Minyard.
Cherishing loving memories are her mother, Annie Ruth Martin of Greenwood, SC; her husband, Robert Lee Grant, Sr.; two sons, Freddie B. Cohen (Jennifer Redrick) and Alaric Z. Cohen (Beth Justice); two stepsons, Robert L. Grant, Jr. and Bruce Grant; four stepdaughters, Barbara Suber, Joye Grant, Barbara A. Griffin and Teresa Hendley; one brother, Charlie Minyard of Greenville, SC; four sisters, Brenda Dowdy, Louise Martin, Annie Lee Miller (Robert), all of Greenwood, SC, and Odessa Dean (Ernest) of Zelienople, PA; grandmother, Mamie Lee Minyard of Greenwood, SC; two grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; two aunts; two uncles; three sisters-in-law, Jessie Williams, Josephine Alston and Annie Grant; one brother-in-law, Leroy Grant (Sarah) of Winston Salem, NC; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.