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Rosette Grant Mays

Death 14 Sep 2004 (aged 93)
Burial Hitchcock, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 111812973 · View Source
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Rosette Mays

LA MARQUE - Mrs. Rosette Grant Mays was born February 27, 1911, in New Willard, Texas to Nancy and Charles Grant.

She was an active member of Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church in Texas City until her health failed. She was a member of the Sr. Choir, the General Missionary Society and the Queen Ester Circle. She was also Most Ancient Matron of the Heroines of Jericho and she was affiliated with the Senior Citizens Center in Hitchcock and other community activities.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Nancy Grant; father, Charles Grant; sister, Katherine Anderson; son, Charles R. Himes, Sr. and husband, Henry Mays.

She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters, Erma Perry of Palmer, Alaska, Robin Randolph of Tallahassee, Florida; and her special, beloved daughter, Rosalind Ross (Curley Ross, Jr.) of Fort Worth where she spent her last days until the Lord called her home; very special cousins, The Williams Family; her extended family, a very special adopted son, Kenneth L. Jackson, Sr. (Earlene) of League City; granddaughter, Yvonne Jackson-Hoffman (Glen) of Springdale, Arkansas and Shirley Jackson of Houston, Mrs. Mays is also the proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 29 great-great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Friday, September 17, 2004, at the Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church, 5917 Carver in Texas City where a wake will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, September 18, 2004, at the church with Pastor Jerry B. Lee, Jr., officiating.

Burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock under the direction of Mainland Funeral Home of La Marque, Texas.

Mainland Funeral Home
Published September 17, 2004
Galveston Daily News

Cemetery Records

Rosette Mays
United States Social Security Death Index
birth: 21 February 1911
death: 14 September 2004 La marque, Galveston, Texas

Address: 104 Anita St, LA Marque, TX, 77568-3703
[PO Box 303, LA Marque, TX, 77568-0303 (1993)]

No Marker as of July 2006




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  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812973
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