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SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Wilburn L. Grant of Sikeston will be held at 1 p.m. today at Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City, Ill. The Rev. Carl Cottingham will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, with military rites by Marion VFW Post.
Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of local arrangements.
Grant, 74, died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
He was born April 24, 1928, in Johnston City, son of Charles and Altha Grissom Grant. He and Audrey Pearce were married Feb. 18, 1949, in Johnston City.
Grant was a warehouse manager at Wohl Shoe Co. in Sikeston, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Washington Avenue General Baptist Church in Evansville, Ind.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife; a son, David Grant of St. Louis; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.