Edward Ottis Grantland

Submitted by:  Faded Genes

January 30, 2002

Funeral for Edward Ottis Grantland, 85, of Hartselle, was Friday, Feb 1, at 11 am at Antioch United Methodist Church with the Revs Kathryne Perkins and Vandon Windsor officiating.

Burial was in the adjoining cemetery with Peck Funeral Home directing.

Mr Grantland died Wednesday, Jan. 30, at his residence. He was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church. He was employed for the Morgan Farmers Co-Op Inc. for 32 years where he retired as a manager. In his younger years, he drove a peddler truck for Skidmore's Grocery. In the late 30's, he was a guitarist and sang for the W.M.S.L. Sterchi's Band. He was the widower of Francis "Frankie" Johnson Grantland and the brother of the late Thomas Wayne Grantland.

He is survived by three sons, Jerry Grantland of Somerville and Gary Grantland and Ronald Grantland, both of Hartselle; one brother, Hollis Grantland of Hartselle; two sisters, Betty Knighten of Somerville; and Vera Nell Ramey of Hartselle; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Darby Grantland, Jay Grantland, Joby Grantland, Landon Grantland, Loren Grantland, Jerred Lawson and Mark Sutton.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, Decatur, AL.

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