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Alice Eleanor Jones Grant
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Funeral services for Alice Eleanor Jones Grant, 83, of Marietta, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Grant died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at her residence.

Born April 24, 1930, in Hall County, she was a daughter of the late Winfred Dathan and Elizabeth Rosina Morton Jones. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Richard R. Grant; daughter, Sarah Louise “Sally” Robertson; and sister, Harriett Louise Bertrum.

Mrs. Grant was a graduate from the University of Georgia, where she majored in distributive education. Upon graduation, she taught at Chicopee High School in Gainesville for two years until she met her husband, Richard Grant, on a blind date. In her spare time, Mrs. Grant enjoyed playing golf, Bridge, reading, painting, cooking and gardening.

Surviving are her daughter, Amanda Grant Parker of Marietta; daughters and sons-in-law, Alice and Dan McHugh, Beth and Mike Nugent, all of Marietta, and Harriett and Charlie Williams of Mt. Airy; son-in-law, Dave Robertson of Grayson; grandchildren, Eleanor and Pierpaolo Cecot, Grant and Quinn Parker, Alice Ann and Brian Hermanson, Richard Robertson, Hogan and Jackson McHugh, Davin Melton, Kaitlyn, K.C., Libby and Bradley Nugent, Matt and Nickey Williams and Michael Williams; and great-grandchildren, Maddy and Chase Anderson, Karla Sanchez, Lane Tumlin and Cole Williams.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: 410 Youth Group, c/o First Presbyterian Church of Marietta, 189 Church St., Marietta, GA 30060; or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Lena McGahee, 170 Thomas St., Apt. A, Cornelia, GA 30531.