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Betty Jane G. Grant

April 2, 1926 — August 14, 2021

Betty Jane G. Grant

Betty Jane (Garber) Grant, 95, widow of William K. Grant, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the residence of her great-granddaughter, Victoria Ramsey.

She was born on April 2, 1926, a daughter to the late Herman Lee and Ada (Putman) Garber.

She retired from American Safety Razor in the package department from 1954-1986.

Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with them. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church where she enjoyed helping out as much she could. She also enjoyed shopping, cooking, Bingo, getting hair done by Mary Cox, sewing, quilting, planting flowers and going to Cracker Barrel to get her catfish. For the past 2 ½ years she lived and was cared for by her great-granddaughter, Victoria Ramsey and family.

Surviving family members include a grandchild, Betty Edwards and husband, Todd of Waynesboro; two loving great-grandchildren, Victoria Ramsey and husband, Cory of Stuarts Draft and Kali Menefee and husband Scott of Mount Crawford; four great-great grandchildren, Cayden Ramsey, Piper Rexrode, Collins Rexrode and Ava Ramsey; numerous nieces, nephews, and special neighbors.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Whitaker; two brothers, Frederick Garber and William Garber; a sister, Juanita G. Mullins.

A special thanks to the following caregivers for their time, patience, and loving care: Gail & Ray Buchanan, Debbie McCormick, Diane Harrison, Tish Flynn, and Teresa Goodwin. Thank you to all the wonderful hospice nurses & bath aids who took such good care of our grandmother.

A Memorial service will be conducted at the Henry Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday August 19, 2021 at 6 p.m. by the Rev. Steve Traylor. The family will receive friends following the service until 9 p.m.

Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday August 20, 2021 at Augusta Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Cory Ramsey, Lucas Rexrode, Scott Menefee, Todd Edwards, Larry Ramsey, Dennis Garber, K.C. La Porte, and Jeff La Porte. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Buchanan (aka Santa Claus), Gene Stokes, Doug Cox, Wayne Mullins, William Garber, and Delbert Grant.
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