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Dorothy S Grant
May 11, 1932 to Jun 06, 2017


Dorothy Mae Shields Grant, 85, departed this life on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at her home in Raleigh, NC. Born May 11, 1932, in Sumter County, she was raised by the late Willie and Pearl Givens Davis. She received her early education in Camden. Dorothy attended Morris College. She retired from the New York City Board of Education after 26 years. She continued her employment with the New York City Housing Authority and retired in 2014 after 30 years. She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband Maxwell Ray Grant; children, Jimmy Shields, Winford Shields, Sharon Shields, Kelvin Shields, Carolyn Mack, Dorothy Mae Shields, Lavonne McIver, Shawn Grant and Stacy Camlin; one son-in-law, Creo McIver; sister, Eva Mae Payne of Sumter; brothers, Robert Davis of Sumter, Charles Thomas of Bronx, NY; six sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; fourteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Celebration of Life Services will be held Monday, June 12, 2017, 2:30 p. m., from the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Raymond Cook, Jr., officiating, eulogist. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of her brother, Robert Davis, 485 Westbury Mill Road, Sumter. The Procession will leave from the home at 1:50 p. m. Burial will be in the Hillside Memorial Park, 3001 Cainís Mill Road, Sumter.
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