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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Hazel Bembry

Monday, November 26, 2001

MONTECA, Calif. - Hazel Grant Bembry, 72, died Nov. 21, 2001, while visiting her children in Portageville, Mo.

Born Nov. 4, 1929, in Tyronza, Ark., daughter of the late Sterling and Sarah Grant, she had graduated from cosmetology school and was a hair stylist before working for Libbey Owens Ford, from where she retired.

Survivors include: four daughters and sons-in-law, Regina Grant and Tom Jennings of Portageville, Denise Bembry of Toledo, Ohio, Ingrid Bembry of Los Angeles and Carla and Mark Ambrose of Sacramento; six sons and daughters-in-law, Reginald and Mary Grant of Portageville, Kevin Bembry of Toledo, Craig and Bonita Bembry of Portage, Ohio, Carlton Bembry of Los Angeles and Darryl Bembry of Toledo; five sisters, Mattie Long, Pearl Watson, Lorraine Call, Ethel Lee and Pernel Shoecraft of Toledo; two brothers, Leroy Grant of Toledo and Willie T. Grant of Birmingham, Ala.; and 25 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

One son, Omar Sheldon Bembry, preceded her in death.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.

Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the Word of Victory Church in Portageville with the Rev. Reginald Grant officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.