January 27, 1932 - August 23, 2021
Joyce Williams Grant, 89, of Salisbury, NC passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, peacefully in her sleep. She was born January 27, 1932 in Rowan County, NC to James Robert Williams and Etta Campbell Williams. Joyce was a 1950 graduate of Woodleaf High School and was a homemaker. She married her high school sweetheart and classmate Max on January 6, 1950. She was an active member of Franklin Presbyterian Church, having served as an elder and on many committees. Joyce was also actively involved in the Franklin Extension Homemakers Club for many years and volunteered for many local organizations. Being an excellent seamstress, she made most of her own clothing and her children’s clothing for many years. She had many talents and could easily tackle and master projects such as refinishing furniture, hanging wallpaper, upholstering chairs, etc. Joyce will be remembered as a beautiful and caring wife, loving mother and compassionate and loyal friend. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother. James R. Williams, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 71 years Max Grant; sons, Gary Grant (Vicki) of Laurens, SC, Kevin Grant (Laura) of Salisbury; daughters, Donna Woods (Frank) of Salisbury, Carol McCorkle (Clay) of Lexington; sister, Patricia “Chennie” Dwyer; thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021 at Franklin Presbyterian Church. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Pastors Dr. John Elam and Dr. Larry Summey officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Franklin Presbyterian Church, 280 Franklin Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28147. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Chet Amin and his staff as well as Hospice of Rowan County and Trellis Supportive Care of Winston Salem. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Grant family. Online condolences may be made to www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Joyce Williams Grant, 89, of Salisbury, NC passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, peacefully in her sleep. She was born January 27, 1932 in Rowan County, NC to James Robert Williams and Etta Campbell Williams. Joyce was a 1950 graduate of Woodleaf... View Obituary & Service Information
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