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Sheila Diana Malone Gravitt / December 04, 2017

Sheila Diana Malone Gravitt, 57, of Alton, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Hock Family Pavilion, Durham, N.C. She was born in Halifax County on March 20, 1960, a daughter of the late Glennie Malone and Louise Winstead Malone. At an early age, she joined Greater Brandon Chapel Baptist Church.

Ms. Gravitt is survived by two sons, Floyd Gravitt (Emilia) of Alton and Stanley Gravitt Jr. of Philadelphia, two daughters, Nicole Seda and Estella Gravitt, both of Alton; eight grandchildren; friend and former husband, Stanley Gravitt Sr.; three brothers, Charles Malone of Atlanta, Roland Malone (Sally) and Tom Malone (Laurel), all of Alton; three sisters, Rosa Brandon, Mary Doomes and Julia Oliver (Douglas), all of Alton; four aunts, one uncle, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends, including the devoted Sherry Carter.

A funeral will be held Monday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel.

Public viewing Monday from 10 a.m. until service time. The family will receive friends at 1060 White Lane, Alton.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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