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Elaine Delores Grant

STATESVILLE, North Carolina

October 17, 1933 - May 18, 2024

Elaine Delores Grant Obituary

The Family Remembering the Life of

Mrs. Elaine B. Grant

Come, ye disconsolate, where’er ye languish,

Come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel.

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish;

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.


Mrs. Elaine Barrett Grant, daughter of the late Ethel B. Greene and Raymond E. Fields, was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 17, 1933. She peacefully entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at her home.


Mrs. Grant was nurtured in the elementary schools of Norfolk, Virginia and Statesville North Carolina. She graduated from the high school at Mary Potter Academy in Oxford, North Carolina. She received her bachelor’s degree from Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina and her master’s degree at North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina. Her tenure as an educator spanned some thirty-two years, including two years in Columbia, South Carolina, two years in Munich, Germany and twenty-eight years in the Statesville City School System at A. D. Rutherford and N. B. Mills Elementary Schools.


Her other accomplishments was a Girl Scout Leader in Munich, Germany. She served as an officer in NCAT, president and organizer of the Ebony Socialite Club, co-chairperson of the UNCF, and president of the Jolly Citizens. She served as a member of the Civic Center Community, treasurer of the OES Malissa Chapter #8, member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 217, and president of the Bristol Road Senior Citizens. Mrs. Grant was a member of the Mt. Pleasant A.M.E. Zion Church where she served as leader of Leaders, and member of the Trustee Board.

She was the wife of Mr. Kenneth L. Grant, Sr., who preceded her in death. A daughter, Millicent Elaine Grant, and a sister, Doris Greene, also preceded her in death.


Mrs. Grant leaves to celebrate her life, three children, Karen Grant Brooks of Norfolk, Virginia, Kenneth (Pamela Daye) Grant, Jr. of Statesville, North Carolina, and Tonia Grant Morrison of Statesville, North Carolina; two god daughters, Shirley (Paul Corbin) Grant-Corbin and Pastor Shirley Walker Stevenson, both of Statesville; North Carolina; seven grandchildren, Eric Grant, Dennis Scott, Lakesha Pride, Kenisha Hyman (Mareon), Kayla Daye, Sasha Daye and Courtney Morrison; nine great grandchildren: Mekiaun Davis, Brandon Adams, Kiersten Pride, Kendall Davis, Eric Grant, Jayden Hyman, Christopher Adams, Olivia Davis and Titan Holmes; two great great grandchildren, Brandon Adams, Jr., and Zhymir Davis; two nephews, James Turner and Homer Grant, Jr.; one sister-in-law, Eddie B. Grant; and a host of other relatives, church family and dear friends.


Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant AME Zion Church in Statesville, N. C. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Mrs. Grant will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the church to lie in state at 1:00 p.m. Members of the family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.


Visit the Book of Memories for Mrs. Grant at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Grant Family.








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The Family Remembering the Life of

Mrs. Elaine B. Grant

Come, ye disconsolate, where’er ye languish,

Come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel.

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish;

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.


Mrs. Elaine Barrett Grant, daughter of the late Ethel B. Greene and Raymond E. Fields, was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 17, 1933. She peacefully entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at her home.


Mrs. Grant was nurtured in the elementary schools of Norfolk, Virginia and Statesville North Carolina. She graduated from the high school at Mary Potter Academy in Oxford, North Carolina. She received her bachelor’s degree from Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina and her master’s degree at North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina. Her tenure as an educator spanned some thirty-two years, including two years in Columbia, South Carolina, two years in Munich, Germany and twenty-eight years in the Statesville City School System at A. D. Rutherford and N. B. Mills Elementary Schools.


Her other accomplishments was a Girl Scout Leader in Munich, Germany. She served as an officer in NCAT, president and organizer of the Ebony Socialite Club, co-chairperson of the UNCF, and president of the Jolly Citizens. She served as a member of the Civic Center Community, treasurer of the OES Malissa Chapter #8, member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 217, and president of the Bristol Road Senior Citizens. Mrs. Grant was a member of the Mt. Pleasant A.M.E. Zion Church where she served as leader of Leaders, and member of the Trustee Board.

She was the wife of Mr. Kenneth L. Grant, Sr., who preceded her in death. A daughter, Millicent Elaine Grant, and a sister, Doris Greene, also preceded her in death.


Mrs. Grant leaves to celebrate her life, three children, Karen Grant Brooks of Norfolk, Virginia, Kenneth (Pamela Daye) Grant, Jr. of Statesville, North Carolina, and Tonia Grant Morrison of Statesville, North Carolina; two god daughters, Shirley (Paul Corbin) Grant-Corbin and Pastor Shirley Walker Stevenson, both of Statesville; North Carolina; seven grandchildren, Eric Grant, Dennis Scott, Lakesha Pride, Kenisha Hyman (Mareon), Kayla Daye, Sasha Daye and Courtney Morrison; nine great grandchildren: Mekiaun Davis, Brandon Adams, Kiersten Pride, Kendall Davis, Eric Grant, Jayden Hyman, Christopher Adams, Olivia Davis and Titan Holmes; two great great grandchildren, Brandon Adams, Jr., and Zhymir Davis; two nephews, James Turner and Homer Grant, Jr.; one sister-in-law, Eddie B. Grant; and a host of other relatives, church family and dear friends.


Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant AME Zion Church in Statesville, N. C. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Mrs. Grant will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home until taken to the church to lie in state at 1:00 p.m. Members of the family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.


Visit the Book of Memories for Mrs. Grant at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Grant Family.








To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Elaine Delores Grant hosted by Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary Inc..

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