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Gladys Monaymah Bernadette Bickersteth Scott- Grant

Ecclesiastes 3: 3
To everything there's a season…
 A time to be born and a time to die…
A time to weep and a time to laugh,
 A time to mourn and a time to dance.

So at this time, while leaning on God’s words, we, the family announce the sudden passing of Gladys Monaymah Bernadette Bickersteth Scott- Grant on August 20, 2019. She was born unto she union of Nancy Gbor-Younon Wisseh and Sigismund I. Bickersteth on October 18, 1935 in the township of Nin-gbonklin, Rivercess, Grand Bassa County, Liberia.

Mrs. Grant was a teacher  in the Catholic and Public School Systems, She taught at St. Patrick’s Elementary, Monrovia, Liberia,  Edwin Barclay Elementary School in Monrovia and Boatswain School on Bushrod Island.  In addition, she served as a  librarian at the University of Liberia and dedicated wife of an endearing husband and diplomat, Honorable Ishmael B. Grant.

With heavy hearts, we mourn our own beloved Yu-go-doegoe, Teta, Ma, Gran, Aunty Gladys, Mother Grant and Teacher Gladys Scott.

Funeral Arrangements
Wake: Friday, September 6, 2019
Time: 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Place: Greater Mt. Zion AME Church

24 Pennington Road, Trenton NJ
NOTE*** The family begs, appeals, and encourages that  all tributes from our caring friends and supporting community groups be delivered at the wake.

Homegoing Service: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Place: St. Anthony's Parish, Hamilton, NJ

Viewing: 9:00 AM

Funeral Mass: 10AM

Burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hamilton NJ

Repast: Indian Cultural Center, Evesham, NJ

Zoe Scott Attoh 917-476-3380
Martin Scott- 678 516- 3202
Henrique Scott- 219 902- 5033
Josephine G. Gbassagee- 302 399- 4073
James E. Toles- Jr.- 267 970- 6010
Khloe Toe- 609 332- 8182