07/31/05 — BOYD GRANTHAM

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Died July 30, 2005

Grantham Community

Boyd Lamont Grantham, 83, of 3053 O'Berry Road, died Saturday at the Brian Center.

Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Furman and Bessie Pate Grantham, and the husband of the late Erma Jordan Grantham. He was a retired farmer and member of Eureka Christian Church.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the Eureka Christian Church. The Rev. Frank Purvis will officiate. Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive.

He is survived by two sons, George and wife, Debra Grantham, Tommy and wife, Annie Grantham, all of the Grantham Community; a daughter, Sylvia and husband, Mack Britt, of the Grantham Community; two sisters, Maybelle Pipkin of Greensboro, and Melba Campbell of New Bern; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one on the way.

The family will receive friends this evening from 7 until 9 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, and other times at the home.


Published in Obituaries on July 31, 2005 9:47 AM