Obituaries Sheldon Grant Olive Branch (Monday, 6 June 2011, page 7, column 1)

Seldon S. Grant, 81, passed away Satuday, June 4, 2011 at 2:50 p.m. at home. He was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Tamms, the son of Eldon and Dovie Dyer Grant. He married Charlotte Grable on Nov. 3, 1956, in Mounds United Methodist Church. They were the parents of two sons, Kenneth E. Grant, deceased Jan. 4, 1975, and Bradley Keith Grant. Beside his parents, he was predeceased in death by an infant sister... Interment will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens, Villa Ridge.

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Obituaries Sheldon Grant Olive Branch (Monday, 6 June 2011, page 7, column 1) - O BITUARIES Seldon Grant OLIVE BRANCH — Seldon...
O BITUARIES Seldon Grant OLIVE BRANCH — Seldon S.Grant,81,passed away Saturday,June 4,2011 at 2:50 p.m.at home. He was born Sept.1,1929, in Tamms,the son of Eldon and Dovie Dyer Grant. He married Charlotte Grable on Nov.3,1956,in Mounds United Methodist Church. They were the parents of two sons,Kenneth E.Grant, deceased Jan.4,1975,and Bradley Keith Grant. Besides his parents and a son,he was preceded in death by an infant sister. Survivors include wife,he affectionately called Lottie; son,Brad and his fiancé, Sharon Williams,of East Cape Girardeau; sisters, Frances Travers of Springfield; Pam and husband,Bob husband,Bob Timm of St. Charles; nieces,nephews and other relatives. He graduated from Mounds Township High School in 1947.He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force in the Korean War as a radio operator from 1951 to 1955. Retired from ICGRR after 38 years as a locomotive engineer,he engineer,he was a 32nd degree Mason Caledonia Lodge 47 in Olive Branch.He belonged to Ainad Shrine in East St.Louis,Elks Lodge in Cairo,American Legion in Mount Vernon,was a life member of the VFW in Cape Girardeau,and attended Olive Branch United Methodist Church. Sel was a lover of the outdoors,always outdoors,always took great pleasure in making a vegetable vegetable garden and sharing with family and friends.He had enjoyed hunting and fishing and taught and shared these sports with his sons. He and Lottie took pleasure pleasure in fishing and taking vacations together.Sel had made and kept numerous friends where ever he lived. He always wanted to be the giver and helping others any way he could.He will certainly certainly be missed by his family family and friends. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday,June 8,in Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, with the Rev.Brent Gordon officiating; followed by Flag presentation by the Illinois National Guard. Interment will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens,Villa Ridge. A flag presentation will be made by the Illinois National Guard. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.Tuesday,June 7,with a Masonic service at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Olive Branch Methodist Church or Shriners Children’s Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home. To leave online condolences,visit condolences,visit www.crains online.com. Grant

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  • Obituaries Sheldon Grant Olive Branch (Monday, 6 June 2011, page 7, column 1) — Seldon S. Grant, 81, passed away Satuday, June 4, 2011 at 2:50 p.m. at home. He was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Tamms, the son of Eldon and Dovie Dyer Grant. He married Charlotte Grable on Nov. 3, 1956, in Mounds United Methodist Church. They were the parents of two sons, Kenneth E. Grant, deceased Jan. 4, 1975, and Bradley Keith Grant. Beside his parents, he was predeceased in death by an infant sister... Interment will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens, Villa Ridge.

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