W T Grantland

Submitted by:  Faded Genes

Decatur Daily


W. T. Grantland, age 86, widely known Morgan county citizen, died at his home on Somerville Route 3, Friday morning after an illness of pneumonia.

Mr Grantland is survived by his wife; four daughters, Mrs T. M. McCutcheon and Mrs W. O. McCutcheon of Hartselle; Mrs W. J. Riley, Decatur Route 3, Mrs O. B. Frederick, Mulga, Ala; two sons, W. G. Grantland , of Lacey's Spring and H. L. Grantland, Electra, Texas; one brother, S. E. Grantland, Somerville Route 3; two sisters, Mrs J. H. Maxwell, Somerville Route 3 and Mrs E. W. Lyle, Somerville Route 1, and a number of grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Antioch Church by the Rev R. S. McDonald. Burial at Antioch was directed by Peck.

The pallbearers were: Gilbert Johnson, Virgil Mason, Millard Compton, Charlie Drew, Mark Grubbs and Humphrey Breeding. Granddaughters handled the flowers.

(He was the son of Thomas Elijah Grantland and Emaline Breeding, daughter of Samuel Breeding and Telitha Winton.) SOURCE: The Heritage of Morgan County, story by Jackie Glover.

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