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George Theodore Grant

July 3, 1926 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 93)

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Funeral services for George T. Grant, age 93 of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 3, 2020 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.  Rev. Richard Pletsch, Rev. Ashley Grant and Rev. Ben Hames will officiate. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery. 

Mr. Grant passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at his residence.  

Born in Habersham County on July 3, 1926, Mr. Grant was the son of the late Jess H. and Mary Lou Benfield Grant.  He was a United States Army, World War II Veteran. Mr. Grant met his wife Letha while in service at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri.  They would soonafter marry and return to Habersham County where Mr. Grant was a Brick Mason until the early 60’s. Mr. Grant then worked for the American Red Cross as a Chief Building Advisor and he later retired as Head Appraiser for Small Business Association -  Disaster Relief. Mr. Grant was a 60 year member and Past Master of Clarkesville Masonic Lodge #325 F&AM and he was a former deacon and founding member of Hollywood Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener and wood carver. Mr. Grant also loved history and was a Past President of the Habersham Historical Society.  He was currently a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.  

In addition to his parents, Mr. Grant is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years Letha Leola Hale Grant; sister Willie Wines;  and brothers Cecil Grant, J.C. Grant and Wilmer Grant.

Survivors include sons and daughters in law Mike and Rene’ Grant of Clarkesville and Mark and Mary Alice Grant of Woodstock; daughters and sons in law Lynn and Jerry Weaver of Ellijay and Lana and Jeff Hames of Clarkesville, as well as thirteen grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Hillside Memorial Chapel on Sunday, February 2, 2020  from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.  

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Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256.


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February 2, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
February 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Ebenezer United Methodist Church

Interment following service
February 3, 2020

Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery

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