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Sidney Grant, 79, one of Adair County's most respected citizens

Mr Grant was a veteran of World War II, a member and elder of Tabernacle Christian Church, a member of Hood Masonic Lodge, a building contractor, a former member of the Columbia-Adair County Airport Board, and was a six-term Magistrate on the Adair County Fiscal Court. His wife, Susie Pelz Grant, survives.
Names of pallbearers added 9:54 a.m., February 20, 2006
Sidney Grant, 79, 1813 Little Cake Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Friday, February 17, 2006, at 7:02 a.m., at his home, after an illness.

The funeral service will be Monday, February 20, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Minor, Bro. Hugh Withers, Bro. Eldon Rucker, and Bro. David Coffey officiating.

Masonic Rites will be conducted Sunday, February 19, 2006, at 7:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home by Hood Masonic Lodge.

Intement will be in Haven Hill Cemetery with military rites conducted by Columbia VFW Post 6097.

Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2006, and all day Sunday, Febraury 19, 2006, at the Funeral Home.

He was the son of the late Ulysses Sidney and Mary Catherine Bryant Grant.

He was preceded in death by one son, Tommy Grant, and three brothers, Carlie, Travis, and Danny Grant.

He is survived by his wife, Susie Pelz Grant, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son and daughter-in-law: Edward Grant and his wife Sharon, Columbia, KY

  • Three daughters and two sons-in-law: Hilda Smith and her husband Billy, Carolyn Gaskins and her husband Amos, all of Columbia, KY; and Wanda French, Campbellsville, KY

  • Two brothers: Herschel Grant, Columbia, KY; and Richard Grant, Athens, AL

  • Five sisters: Rebecca Melton, Bernice Goodin, Judy Watson, and Betty Smith, all of Columbia, KY; and Sandra Cockerham, Georgetown, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Eleven great grandchildren

  • And several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends
Sidney Grant was a member and elder of the Tabernacle Christian Church, a long time building contractor, a former member of the Columbia-Adair County Airport board, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Hood Masonic Lodge #839.

He was a long time power in political matters of this county and served for 24 years as a Magistrate on the Adair County Fiscal Court.


Jason Smith, Adam Cole, Jackie Grant, Michael Hinkle, Allen Roberts, David Jessie, Joe Morgeson, Jonathan Gaskins

Honorary pallbearers

Joe Spires, Donnie Bunch, Bro. Donnie Coffey, Furman Jones, Kevin Robertson, Leland Grant, Marshall Goode, Robert Gentry
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Remembering Sidney Grant

2006-02-19 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Grant family. Adair County mourns the passing of longtime political leader Sidney Grant. Mr. Grant was magistrate on the Adair County Fiscal Court for 24 years. The 79-year old World War II veteran died February 17, 2006. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 20, 20006 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Visitation began after 4:30 p.m. and continues all day Sunday, February 19, 2006, at the funeral home
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