Georgia Grant, 82


Georgia Lee Sprouse Grant, 82, of Blue Springs, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany.

She was born June 15, 1930, to Wallace Lee Sprouse and Ina Buchanan Sprouse. She was a retired sewing machine operator for Joyner Fields. She loved working in her flowers and garden. She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church.

Services were at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the United Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Felix Hutchenson officiating. Burial was in Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service in New Albany was in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Grant Fellows of Tupelo; a son, Tommy Lee Grant (Cynthia) of New Albany; two sisters Mamie Harris of Pontotoc and Otis Steele of Ripley, six grandchildren, Justin Grant (Kayla) and Jonathan Grant, both of New Albany, Chris Fellows (Kim) of McKinney, Texas, Jeff Fellows (Atina) of Blue Springs, Steven Payne (Rhonda) of Vina, Ala., and Amanda Pichette (Dale) of Cairo; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Grant; a daughter, Betty Davidson; a granddaughter, Michelle Lee Payne; two sisters, Pat Wages and Odell Oliver; two brothers, Wallace Lee Sprouse and Odis Sprouse; and a son-in-law, J.C. Fellows.

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