Obituaries 2-4

Published: Monday, February 4, 2013 at 09:32 AM.

Patricia Lee Rines Grant

Patricia Lee Rines Grant, 70, of Miramar Beach passed away Feb. 1, 2013, at the Grand Boulevard Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she had lived since 2010. She was born to the late Frank Daniel and Elizabeth Attaway Rines on Aug. 18, 1942, in Baltimore, Md.

Pat loved helping others. She served for many years as a certified nursing assistant working in care facilities both in Virginia and Florida including the Grand Boulevard Health and Rehabilitation Center in Miramar Beach, where she worked for more than 13 years before retiring in 2007.

Pat loved animals, listening to gospel music, watching John Wayne movies and most of all, she loved her family. She was known for her infectious laugh and love for all. She will be missed by so many.

She is survived by her children, Debra Sullivan of Waxahachie, Texas, Joseph Grant of Freeport, and Shawn Alderman of Niceville; grandchildren whom she adored, Daniel Sullivan of Dallas, Texas, Catherine Sullivan of Waxahachie, Monica Alderman, Mallorie Alderman, and John Alderman, III, all of Niceville; and brother, Richard Rines of Bridgewater, Va.

Pat was preceded in death by both of her parents, as well as her former husband Edgar Wiley Grant, Jr. of Niceville.

A Memorial Service celebrating Pat's life will be held at 2 p.m. Feb.9 at the Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Sullivan.

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