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Leland Grant, Adair Co., KY (1926-2011)

He was a member of a highly regarded North Adair County family, and a member of the Tabernacle Christian Church where he served as a deacon for several years. He was a US Marine veteran of World War II and will be accorded full military honors by VFW Post 6097. He and his wife had operated Grants Grocery at Neatsville for 55 years. He was an avid fisherman his entire life.

Leland Grant, age 84 of Liberty Road,, Columbia, KY (the Neatsville Community of Adair County) passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 8:47pmCT at the Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY after several months illness.

The funeral service will be Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 10amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY. Bro. Raymond Martin and Bro. Eldon Rucker will be the officiating clergy. Interment in the Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. The family requests visitation after 3:30pmCT on Friday, July 29, 2011, at the funeral home.


Leland Grant, Adair Co., KY (1926-2011)

He was born Tuesday, August 24, 1926. He was the son of the late Robert Aaron and Shirley Williams Grant of Neatsville, KY. He died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and 3 days.Mr. Grant is survived by his wife Virginia Ferguson Grant, of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Three daughters: Marsha Wayne of Campbellsville, KY; Beverly Myers and husband Danny of Columbia, KY, and Janna Hayes and husband Larry of Campbellsville, KY

  • One son: Ronnie Grant and wife Jane of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Billy Grant of Columbia, KY

  • Three sisters: Elizabeth Faust of Louisville, KY; Ramona Collins of Hopkinsville, KY; Joyce Flynn of Costa Mesa, California

  • Six grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • One great great grandchild
He was preceded in death by one grandchild and by one sister, Evelyn McCloud.

Mr. Grant was a member of the Tabernacle Christian Church where he served as a deacon for several years. He was a US Marine veteran of World War II. He and his wife had operated Grants Grocery at Neatsville for 55 years. He was an avid fisherman his entire life.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Tabernacle Christian Church.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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