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Services for Sammie Joe Grant are at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Cloud Funeral Home Chapel, 335 1st Avenue N.E., Cairo, Georgia 39828. The Rev. Eddie Jackson will officiate. Mr. Grant was born to the late Benny Grant and Sarah Kelly on October 8, 1937, and passed this life on Thursday, June 1, 2017. He attended the public schools of Grady County. He confessed Christ at an early age at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Climax, Georgia. At Mt. Moriah, he was under the leadership of the Rev. C.L. Laster. He was joined in holy matrimony to the late Lela Johnson on Dec. 24, 1956, to this union, two sons were born. Preceding him in death were one son, Willie Joe Grant; and one grandson, Cedric Grant. Honorary and active pallbearers are his nephews. Survivors include a son, Walter Grant Sr. of Cairo; grandson, Walter Grant Jr. of Athens; great-granddaughters, Cameshaa Grant of Tallahassee, Florida, Amiracle Grant of Tallahassee, Florida; sisters, Betty Gurley of Cairo, Ella Metcalf of Cairo, Jackie Jones of Cairo; brothers, Jessie Grant of Cairo, Gary Grant of Cairo; sisters-in-law, Carrie Johnson of Calvary, Mattie Hutinchson of Calvary, Eldie (James)?Birkins of Whigham, Christine Willis of Cairo, Edith Johnson of Tampa, Florida; special friends, Pearlie Williams of Calvary, Emory Harrison of Calvary, Bally Mack of Calvary, Robert McBride of Calvary; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Cloud Funeral Home
Published on June 8, 2017
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