John Dale Grant

February 25, 1935 - May 21, 2011

John Dale Grant, 76, of Millersburg, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. He was born on February 25, 1935, in Boone County, the son of the late Charles Alfred and Ollie (Todd) Grant. Mr. Grant served his country in the United States Army and Army Reserves. He was a meat cutter for over 30 years at various stores including Eastgate and Ashland Super Foods. After retirement he started Grant's Antiques in Millersburg. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Lena Pearl Davis, who he married on December 22, 1955, in Columbia. In addition to his wife of 55 years, survivors include his children, Richard Grant of Ashland, and Cindy Booker and husband Charlie of Georgia; grandchildren, Rachel Grant and Shannon Booker; and sister, Joanna Nichols and husband Harold of Springfield. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Missouri Humane Society. Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneral


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