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Syble J. Grant

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Mrs. Syble J. Grant, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011 following a short illness at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, October 20, 2011 in the Chapel at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery in Farmerville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Mrs. Grant was born in Farmerville, LA on June 9, 1936 to Clifford and Opal Silmon. She was preceded in death by her parent, two brothers: Melvin and James Silmon and son: Craig A. Grant.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years: Henry V. Grant of Ruston; sons: Mitchell Grant and wife Kathy of Lafayette, LA and Kenneth Grant and wife Traci of Edmond, OK; grandsons: Justin Grant of Minden, LA, Philip and Branden Grant of Edmond, OK, and Eric Grant; granddaughters: Madeline and Hannah Grant, who are both attending LSU, Baton Rouge, and Gretchen Grant, serving in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in S.C. and Faith Grant of Lafayette; nephew: Stacy Silmon and wife Liz and niece: Angie Idom and husband Bud.

Syble in her devotion to her husband’s career in sales packed and moved her family 8 times across this country. However, her resolve was to return to her roots and enjoy gardening and lunching with friends.

Pallbearers will be Paul Frazier, Stein Baughman, Jr., Sam Holland, Wayne Harris, Ronnie Brasher, and Jimmy Brasher.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult 1 Sunday school class.

If it is your preference donations can be made to Temple Baptist Church, New Children’s Wing.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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