COLUMBIA – Betty Lou (Boyle) Grant, 72, died April 7, 2009. She was born May 16, 1936. Betty is survived by her husband of 56 years, Clifford Hugh Grant; son, David Earl Grant; daughters, Frieda Jean Carpenter, Sonya Marie Grant and Jean Marie Carlton; sisters, Annie Wood, Mary Robertson and Bernice Libby; 10 grandchildren, Adam, Leah, Charles, Wyatt, Nyome, Grant, Ryan, David, Nathan and Michelle; one great-grandchild, Julian; many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Betty was predeceased by her mother, Nina May Bissell Boyle McKay; father, Earl Ambrose Boyle; stepfather, Olan Angus McKay; and four brothers, Stanley Boyle, Martin Boyle, Donald Boyle and William Boyle. A celebration of her life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at United Methodist Church, U.S. Route 1, Columbia. Committal services will be May 9 at Mailey Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or American Cancer Society.