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Josephine Owens Grant

Obituary Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021

Josephine Owens Grant, age 79 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Grant, Sr. and son-in-law, Lavon Thomas. She is survived by her children, Barbara Denise Thomas, Sugar Hill, GA; Dianne (Laymen) Sherman, Buford, GA, John (Bernice) Grant, Jr., Sugar Hill, GA, Chris (Demetri) Jackson, Sugar Hill, GA; grandchildren, Juvar Grant, Teanna (Antontino) Belt, Tavanna (Cederic) Jackson, Tanwanda Smith, Shannon Sherman, O’Bryant (Kyra) Sherman, Joy Jackson, Jaquiala Thomas, Kimberly Stringer; twelve great grandchildren; sisters, Martha (Clarence) Williams, Statesboro, GA, Frances Graham, Statesboro, GA; brother, Joseph Owens, Statesboro, GA; sisters-in-law, Pearl Grant, Statesboro, GA, Syerena Grant Pollard, Miami, FL; brothers-in-law, James (Vanessa) Grant, Covington, GA, Matthew Grant, Statesboro, GA, Waldo F. Grant, New York City, NY; special nieces, Delores Owens, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Laura Grant, Sugar Hill, GA; best friends, Robert Reed, Arlene Wells, Joyce and Daniel Wells; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Grant was born May 18, 1941 in Statesboro, GA. She received her education from the William James School in Statesboro, GA. She was retired from ISS Janitorial Company. She was a member of the Thomas Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Statesboro, GA. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sugar Hill Cemetery, Sugar Hill, GA.  A wake will be held Saturday, February 27th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133. 

Funeral Date
02/27/2021 at 6:00PM
Funeral Home
Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory
4400 S. Lee St, Buford 30518