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Della Mae Mason Grant
Date: 9/8/2017
Location: Thomasville

Mrs. Della Mae Mason Grant, 77, a resident of Thomasville, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 at her residence. She was born September 12, 1939 in Macon County, NC to the late George H. and Ola Haney Mason. Mrs. Grant retired from Davidson County Schools where she worked in the cafeteria for many years. On Friday the thirteenth, in April of 1957 she married Gerald Gene Grant. She loved to shop at thrift stores, and was known for her ability to repurpose just about anything. Mrs. Grant was known as the “Icee Lady,” she loved to deliver Icee’s to the neighborhood children, and she also enjoyed playing the piano. However, above all else, she loved her family very much. Mrs. Grant was a member of Hughes Grove Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene Mason, Charles Mason, and Howard Mason; two sisters, Olene Guffey, Helen Hornaday; two grandchildren, Austin Gene Grant and Jacob Lee Faircloth. Mrs. Grant is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, who never left his wife’s side during her sickness, Gerald Grant, of the home; two sons, Terry Grant and wife Denise of Thomasville and Danny Grant and wife Teresa of Thomasville; one daughter, Paula Grant of Thomasville; two brothers, Jack Mason and wife Kitty of High Point and Cecil Mason and wife Claudette of Lexington; six sisters, Marylou Dehart of Topton, NC, Gertrude Cecil of High Point, Naomi Sanderson of Fayetteville, Barbara Kennedy and husband Wayne of Chattanooga, TN, Bessie Mae Bryant and husband Gene of Topton, NC, and Ann Hooper and husband Johnny of Topton, NC; six grandchildren, Natalie Faircloth and husband Dewayne, Derrick Grant and wife Ali, Ty Grant and wife Melissa, Hailey Grant, Collin Grant, and Chloe Grant; five great-grandchildren, Joshua Faircloth, Lucas Faircloth, Micah Faircloth, Makailyn Grant, and Isaac Grant; and several nieces, nephews, and special friends. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hughes Grove Baptist Church in Thomasville with Dr. John Hill and Rev. Hoyt Mason officiating. Interment will follow the service in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Thomasville. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at the church. Mrs. Grant will remain at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until the day of the service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorials to be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. Online condolences can be made to the family at


Will truely miss her!
~ Anita Roberts Archdale , North Carolina
I'm so sorry for your lose. She was a great lady and was nothing but kind to me and accepted me as if I was family. I'm going to miss our conversations when I come to visit.
~ Lisa Grubb Rockingham , North Carolina
Paula & Chloe, I am so sorry for your lost of a love one but just remember she will always been with the both of you. I have good memories as a child of the little red truck and them are the memories that we all will have. She was a wonderful lady and will never be forgotten. You and your family is in our prayers..
~ Michael ( Mikey ) Warren Greensboro , North Carolina
Were very sorry for your lost Was thinking about y'all last night may you Rest In Peace. God gained another Angel. Love, John & Gina
~ John & Gina Helton Archdale , North Carolina
May you walk at God's side
~ Dale Davis Lexington , North Carolina
Paula, Chloe and Mr. Grant, We are so sorry to hear of your precious mother's and wife's passing. She will always be in your hearts. Prayers for peace and comfort.
~ Brent & Julie Alexander Lexingtin , North Carolina
Condolences from the MABE FAMILY formerly of Jewell Street in Thomasville NC. We Loved her as children and I have thought of her many times over the years. Rest Peacefully now. You are missed.
~ Jamie Mabe Fitzsimmons Leland , North Carolina
So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Chloe and the rest of the family. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Rebecca
~ Rebecca Deaver Hamlet , North Carolina
Sorry to hear of her passing, praying for the family, she is with her heavenly father now. Our sincere condolences. Ronnie & Beatrice Hale
~ Beatrice Hale Thomasville , North Carolina
Paula, Chloe & Family, I am so very sorry to hear about this sad news! Della was a special lady and I am lucky that I got to meet her. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Love, Beth, Jackie & the kids
~ Beth Joyce Thomasville , North Carolina
Sorry for your loss Della is a beautiful lady and will be missed very much
~ Susan Garner Thomasville , North Carolina
Della was a precious lady! She will be missed.....prayers for you all during this difficult time!
~ Tina Leonard Lexington , North Carolina
Paula and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember your from school. She was always so nice to me. She tried so hard to get me to eat more than tator tots and french fries. Bless her heart. She will definitely be missed. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
~ Tammy Lambeth Thomasville , North Carolina
Gerald and family please accept our condolences. I remember Della's smile and her laughter. We will keep you in our prayers.
~ Pat and Glenn Shelton Thomasville , North Carolina
Dear Grant Family, Praying God will comfort your family. Your family is in our thoughts and prayer's. Tammy Grubb and Family
~ Tammy Grubb Thomasville , North Carolina
I remember Della when she worked at Brown Middle School. She was such a nice person and a joy to know. May God give you comfort during this time of loss and sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
~ Diane Stewart Thomasville , North Carolina