(WEDOWEE) The funeral for James Loyd Grant, 94, of Wedowee was Friday, July 30, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Matt Browning officiating. Burial followed at Wedowee City Cemetery.

Mr. Grant passed away Wednesday, July 28, at Heritage of Brookstone in Kennesaw, Ga.

A Wedowee native, Mr. Grant was born March 5, 1927, the son of Columbus Loyd and Nancy Wilson Grant. He was a member of Liberty Grove Congregational Methodist Church and worked as a mechanic with Lockheed Martin of Georgia.

Survivors include his son, James Douglas Grant of Acworth, Ga.; four grandchildren; and sister, Ruth Wakefield of Wedowee. Mr. Grant was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sue Huddleston Grant; one daughter; one sister; and three brothers.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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