Grace Renfrow Dettenmayer in 1994
Grace Golda Renfrow Dettenmayer was born Sept. 16, 1924, and died on Dec. 5, 2003.
With George Richard Dettenmayer
|Lynn Allen Dettenmayer|
|Heather Ann Dettenmayer|
Effie Stancil Renfrow, center, visits with daughter Grace Dettenmayer, left, and granddaughter Roberta Renfrow.
Photo by Renn Stancil Hinton
Grace Golda Renfrow Dettenmayer was the daughter of Effie Irene Stancil and James Robert Renfrow.
She was born Sept. 16, 1924, in Wilson, North Carolina.
Grace graduated from Glendale High School. They only had 11 grades. She was 16 years old.
Grace wanted to become a beautician. The schools in North Carolina did not have any openings. Grace traveled to Florida and lived with her Uncle Ralph and his wife Ethel. She planned to enter beauty school there.
She married George Richard Dettenmayer on July 4, 1947 in Illinois.
She died Dec. 5, 2003 in St. Mary’s, Va.