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Bishop John Henry Grant, 77, of Beckley died Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Born February 29, 1940 in Hazy, WV, he was the son of the late William and Mary Overson Grant.
He served as Pastor of the Glorious Church of God in Christ, Mt. Hope, WV and was General Bishop of the Glorious Churches of God in Christ Inc.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James, Willie, George "Billy", Allen "JC" and Sylvester Grant; sister, Julia Brown; son, Randy Sweatte and daughter, Sherry Sweatte.
Left to cherish precious memories are his wife, Gwendolyn Ward Grant of Beckley; sister, Naomi Stevenson of Columbus, OH; sons, Gary(Julie) Sweatte of Beckley, Kevin(Amirah) Sweatte of Winston Salem, NC; daughter, and Cindy Fuller of Danville, VA; eleven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral service will be 12:00PM Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Glorious Church of God in Christ, 421 Main St., Mt Hope, WV with First Vice Bishop Azel Colston officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.
Friends may call from 10:00AM-12:00PM at the church.
Email condolences to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com
Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Published on November 15, 2017
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