Ms. Barbara Mary Grant of South Boston died on Friday, June 10, 2022, at the age of 87.

Ms. Grant was born June 28, 1934, in Halifax County to the late Viola Miller Williams and Willie Brooks. She retired from the New York State Department of Social Services, and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess and was also the mother of the church.

Ms. Grant is survived by one son, Ronald Thomas; two daughters, Deanna Grant and Vibernadette Grant, all of South Boston; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one niece; and longtime friends, Ruth Faulkner, Dorothy Mitchell, Patricia Bailey and Maria DePriest.

Graveside services for Ms. Barbara Mary Grant will be Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Terry eulogist.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, June 17, 2022, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.