Reverend Cecil Grant(1926 - 2012)

The Reverend Cecil Lee Grant, Sr.


The Reverend Cecil Lee Grant, Sr., 86, husband of Betty Ledford Grant, died Friday, September 28, 2012.

Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late John Riley and Beulah Lee White Grant.

The Reverend Grant retired from the Pelzer Church of God having served as a minister in S.C. for over 60 years. He was a member of Praise Cathedral Church of God. He served in the U.S. Army.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two children, Cecil Lee Grant, Jr., and his wife Joni, of Easley; and Angela Hambright and her husband Mike, of Gaffney; and four grandchildren, Jason (Tammy), Brandon, Grant, and Jacy.

The Reverend Grant was preceded in death by a daughter, Pam, and a brother, John.

Visitation will be held Sunday, September 30, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Praise Cathedral Church of God. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family will be at the home of Cecil Grant, Jr.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.


Published in The Greenville News on Sept. 30, 2012