Marty and Karla Grant

Husband: Marvin Alan Grant
Born: 19 AUG 1946 in Topton, Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 15 JUN 2013 in Florence, Florence Co, SC
Father: Garland Samuel Grant
Mother: Luella George


Father: Alva Gabriel Campbell
Mother: Gertrude Turner
01 (M): LIVING
Spouses: LIVING
Additional Information

Marvin Alan Grant:


!NOTES:Marty Grant's father.;


"A History of the Grant Family of Western North Carolina" (2 vol), by Marvin A. Grant, Jr.
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!BIRTH:19 Aug 1946 proven by Birth Certificate # 848595 Marvin Alan GRANT (* NOTE: "Martin" crossed out). Born Cherokee Co, NC, Valleytown Township, Topton. Usual Residence of Mother: NC, Graham Co, Robbinsville. Father: Garland S. GRANT, white, 24, born GA, farmer. Mother: Luella GEORGE, white, 22, born Cherokee Co, NC, housewife. Children born to this mother: 2. Mother's mailing address: Mrs. Garland GRANT, Robbinsville, NC. Child born 1:40am. Information above furnished by Garland GRANT, father.;

!RESIDENCE:120 E. James St., Mullins, SC with his parents before he got married;

!NOTES:Graduated Mullins (SC) High School Class of 1964.;

!MARRIAGE:26 Nov 1964 Marion County, SC proven by Marriage License S4-40539, D.B. McINTYRE, Probate Judge of Marion Co, SC. Marvin Alan GRANT of Mullins, SC and Alice Faye CAMPBELL of Mullins, SC, 18 years and 18 years, white, American, applied 9:35am, 21 Nov 1964. Certificate: "This is to certify that Rev. Robert A. TAYLOR did this day perform the marriage ceremony for the within named persons at Mullins, South Carolina, this 26 day of November, A.D. 1964." Signed: Robert A. TAYLOR, Ordained Pastor, 313 Dixon St, Mullins, SC. Signed: Marvin Alan GRANT, Alice Faye CAMPBELL;

!CHILD:27 Sep 1965 proven by Birth Certificate # 65 039565 Marvin Alan GRANT Jr, born Mullins Hospital, Mullins, Marion Co, SC. Mother's regular residence at 419 1/2 Park Street, Mullins, SC. Father: Marvin Alan GRANT, White, 19, born NC, Occupation: Knitter, Selma Hosiery Mill. Mother: Alice Faye CAMPBELL, White, 18 born SC. Dr. Joseph Palmer CAIN Jr.;

!DEED:-- --- 1988 Cherokee Co, NC;

!DEED:-- --- 1988 Caswell Co, NC;

19 Aug 1946 Marvin Alan Grant, called “Alan” by family, “Marvin” by friends, was born in Topton, Cherokee County, North Carolina to Garland Samuel GRANT and Luella GEORGE Grant. Born in Charles Noten GEORGE’s house in Topton, just off of Old North Carolina 10. Family resided in Graham County at the time just a few miles up the road.
20 Oct 1946 Alice Faye Campbell, called “Faye” was born in Mullins Hospital, Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina to Alva Gabriel CAMPBELL and Gertrude TURNER Campbell. Family resided in the town of Mullins at the time.
1964 Daddy and Mama graduated Mullins High School, Mullins, Marion County, SC. Resided at 120 E. James Street, Mullins.
26 Nov 1964 Marvin Alan Grant married Alice Faye CAMPBELL, Mullins Church of God, Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina.

1964-1965 Resided at 419 ?? Park Street, Mullins. Worked at Burlington Industries, Selma Hosiery Mill, Dillon, Dillon County, South Carolina.

Nov/Dec 1965 Had accident on wet road, flipped car near Dillon. Woke up in Dillon Hospital. Car was totaled. Alan was not seriously injured. Granddaddy, Garland Samuel Grant (Sr) drove down from Grundy, Virginia and took us to where he lived.

1965-1966 Resided Crystal Block Mining Camp, near Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia. Worked for Pepsi-Cola Company driving truck. Quit after one day of driving on icy slippery mountain roads. Had to get my formula water from a spring as tap water was too black (from Coal mines).

Jan 1966 Moved to Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia. Lived in Apartment on Dallas Road belonging to Tom and Bobby (GRANT) Sawyer, Daddy’s Uncle and Aunt. Worked at Michael????s Glass Company with Tom Sawyer. One day in Atlanta, scaffolding collapsed under daddy, leaving him hanging 4 stories up. Workers rebuilt scaffolding under him, he was unhurt, but shaken. Daddy quit a short time after Uncle Tom left.

1967 Moved to Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina with granddaddy (Garland S. Grant). Lived on Highway 301 north of Enfield. Daddy worked with Granddaddy at Georgia Pacific as a Saw Filer Trainee.

1 Mar 1967 Daddy hired on with IBM in Research Triangle Park. We moved to Durham County, North Carolina where we rented a house on Leesville Road from Tom and Florence Saunders.

1971-1972 I attended 1st grade at Bethesda Elementary School in Durham, NC.

1972 Purchased a mobile home and moved to near Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina and lived in B&W (Broadway & Ward) Trailer Park on Business U.S. 70.

1972-1973 I attended 2nd grade at Cameron Park Elementary School in Hillsborough, NC.

1973 Moved a few miles away to Byrdsville Mobile Home Court (owned by Bill Byrd, later Willard Cates) off of Old North Carolina 10.

1973-1974 I attended 3rd grade at A.L. Stanback Elementary School in Hillsborough, NC.

1974-1975 I attended most of the 4th grade at A.L. Stanback Elementary School in Hillsborough, NC.

1975 Daddy was transferred to IBM in Columbia, South Carolina. We moved to Cedar Creek Trailer Park, in Eastover, Richland County, South Carolina on U.S. 76. Worst place I ever lived.
1975 I finished the 4th grade at Horrell Hill Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina. Worst school I ever attended.
1975-1976 I attended part of the 5th grade at Horrell Hill Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina.
1976 Daddy transferred to IBM Raleigh, North Carolina. While he made arrangements to move trailer back to Byrdsville, he resided with friend Earl Queen in Woods Trailer Park on Lawrence Road near Hillsborough, NC. Mama and I stayed with Uncle Garland S. Grant Jr near Kinston, Lenoir County, NC in trailer off of Neuse Road on Southwest Creek. Stayed for about 3 months,
1976 I attended part of the 5th grade at Southwood Elementary School, south of Kinston, in Lenoir County, North Carolina.
1976 Daddy, mama and me moved back to Byrdsville exactly where we had lived before.
1976 I finished the 5th grade at New Grady A. Brown Elementary School in Hillsborough, NC.
1976-1977 I attended the 6th grade at A.L. Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, NC.
1977-1978 I attended the 7th grade at A.L. Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, NC.
1978-1979 I attended the 8th grade at C.W. Stanford Junior High School in Hillsborough, NC.
1979 Daddy transferred to IBM Research Triangle Park, NC.
1979-1980 I attended the 9th grade at C.W. Stanford Junior High School in Hillsborough, NC.
1980-1981 I attended the 10th grade at Orange High School in Hillsborough, NC.
1981 Mama took a 1 year temporary job with IBM at Research Triangle Park working on the Assembly lines making Computer Monitors.
1981-1982 I attended the 11th grade at Orange High School in Hillsborough, NC.
1982-1983 I attended the 12th grade at Orange High School in Hillsborough, NC.
Jun 1983 I graduated from Orange High School, Hillsborough, Orange County, NC.
Aug 1983 I was employed by R.J. Specialty Company (Owned by Raymond & Jean Montgomery and Ray Jr). I worked in the warehouse and drove the delivery van to Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.
Aug 1983 Took Oath of Delayed Enlistment in United States Air Force.
May 1983 Quit R.J. Specialty.
2 Apr 1984 Left for Tour of Duty with the United States Air Force. Spent 6 weeks at Boot Camp at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
May 1984 Spent 7 weeks at Personnel School at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.
26 July 1984 Arrived at Grand Forks Air Force Base for first assignment.
6 Jun 1987 Marvin Alan Grant Jr married Karla Nadine Mangus at the Baptist Church of Brimfield, Brimfield, Peoria County, Illinois.
31 Mar 1988 Released from Active Duty (one day early due to Gramm-Rudman Bill).
1988 Daddy and Mama purchase 6 acres of land in Prospect Hill, Caswell County, North Carolina off of John Oakley Road. Also purchase 4 acres of land in Topton, Cherokee County, North Carolina from Garland and Luella. Land was Luella portion of her mother’s estate (Della Christmas WRIGHT George, died 1982). Della inherited the land from her father’s estate (Aaron Alexander WRIGHT, died 1907).
1989 Daddy and Mama and Granddaddy and Grandmama (Garland and Luella) all move to land in Caswell County. The sell mama and daddy’s old trailer and move into grandmama and granddaddy’s newer trailer.
5 Oct 1990 Grandmother Luella GEORGE Grant dies in Florence County, South Carolina of Brain Cancer.
1991 Granddaddy moves out.
6 Mar 1992 Daddy takes an IBM Early Retirement with 25 years of service. Full retirement becomes active on 1 Mar 1997 with full benefits.
1992 Mama takes job at the Triangle Restaurant (at junction of NC 86 and NC 49 in Prospect Hill, NC) as a waitress.
12 Feb 1994 Daddy goes back with IBM in a 3 year Temporary position at Research Triangle Park working in the Parts warehouse.
1 Mar 1997 Daddy is fully retired from IBM.

!OBITUARY:(Marion Star, Andrews Journal, Graham Star)
Marvin Alan Grant, 66, of Marion, SC, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at McLeod
Regional Medical Center after an illness. A graveside service will be held at
2:00pm on Tuesday, June 18, at Palmetto Memorial Gardens, directed by Richardson
Funeral Home.

Mr. Grant was born in Topton, NC, a son of the late Garland Samuel Grant and
Luella George Grant. He was retired from IBM Corporation, working in purchasing
and manufacturing.

Surviving are his wife, Faye Grant of the home; son Marvin "Marty" Grant, Jr.
(Karla) of Kinston, NC; brothers Garland Grant, Jr. (Ruth) of Pinetown, NC and
Richard Grant of Pinetown, NC; and sister Luanne Meggs (Ben) of Sellers, SC; He
is also survived by his aunts Margie Brank of NC; Bobbie Sawyer of Kennesaw, GA;
Mary Nell Lequire of Topton, NC; Myra Mason (Sonny) of GA; and uncle Richard
George (Runelle) of Fripp Island, SC; He is also survived by many nieces and
nephews and cousins.;

!NOTES:Funeral was arranged by Jerry Richardson, Richardson's Funeral Home. Pastor Tom Langston of the Marion Presbyterian Church performed the service. Weather was hot, but breezy, perfect.

In attendance (some may not have been at funeral but did come to visitation):
Faye Grant, wife.
Marty Grant, son.
Karla Grant, daughter-in-law.

Richard Grant, brother, his children Melissa, Rich and Heather. Heather's daughter Amber. Rich's son Andrew.

Luanne Meggs, sister. Her son Jason Meggs. Luanne's daughter-in-law Debbie Meggs and Debbie's daughter Jessica.

Brother Garland Grant could not attend due to medical problems, and his family remained with him near home.

Joey Skipper, nephew.
Jo Skipper Horne, niece, and her daughter Erin.

Marie Campbell McIntyre, sister-in-law, her husband Al McIntyre, her former husband Gene Ammons.
Marie's daughter Shannon Ammons Querubin, her husband Allan, Allan's parents Alex and Norma, Shannon's children Ryan Cooper, Austin Querubin, Sammie Querubin and Andie Querubin.
Marie's daughter Stephanie Ammons Byrd just had a baby a few days before and could not attend.
Marie's daughter Stacy Ammons Coker, her husband Jonah and their daughter London. Stacy was about 3 months pregnant.
Al's son Robert McIntyre.
Al's daughter Brett McIntyre Brigman.
Al's daughter Addie McIntyre Taylor, her husband Chris, their son Aiden and newborn son Brennan (born about a week ago).
Al's brother Joe McIntyre, and their sister Betsy Roberts.

Billy Campbell, brother-in-law. His daughter Amber Thurman and her husband Chris.

Freddy Campbell, brother-in-law, and wife Lisa. Their daughter Emily had just returned to Kentucky a week before and could not attend. Lisa's mother Patsy.

Faye's cousins: Bobby Campbell (and wife Shelby), Brenda Campbell Causey, Gail Campbell Richardson and Ann Campbell Turner, Ronnie Turner, Phil Turner.

Next door neighbors Richard ---, "Miss Marie", Nancy (across street).

Other's I don't recall offhand.;

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