Frances Arlene Grandy

Published 8:14 pm Saturday, May 9, 2020

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Frances Arlene Grandy, 68, of Elizabeth City, died May 6, 2020 at her residence after a short battle of cancer. She was born January 30, 1952 in Jarvisburg to the late Bryan Osborne Grandy and Mamie Ferebee Grandy.  She was a caregiver and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. She loved family, her cats, flowers and gardening.

She is survived by sisters Margaret G. Spence of Ga., Betty G. Stone, Caroline Jo Wallace, Pat G. Davis and Mary G. Schwarga, all of NC; brothers Paul E. Grandy, Frank D. Grandy, Clinton Grandy and Charles N. Grandy; eight nieces, seventeen nephews, nineteen great-nieces, eight great-nephews and two great-great nephews. She was pre-deceased by brother Melvin Grandy; and a great nephew.

A memorial service was held May 15 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Don Morris officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, 700 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City is serving the Grandy family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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