Peggy King Grant
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Surrounded by her family and close friends, Peggy King Grant, 72, passed away at home on May 17, 2014. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and Florida State University fan. She loved her work with elementary school children where she spent many years as a teacher's assistant. In addition, Peggy loved to travel and was active in the Holiday Rambler Motorhome Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Linton and Julia King of Longwood, FL.
Peggy is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jesse R Grant; daughter, Kimberly Grant of Fort Lauderdale, FL; son, Jeffrey Grant and wife Kathleen, two granddaughters, Nicole and Gabrielle Grant of Cork, Ireland; brother, Ellis King and wife Betty Lou of Longwood, FL and numerous close friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 5:00 pm until 7:00pm at Faith Chapel Funeral Home South. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:45am followed by burial at Barrancas National Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the team at Sacred Heart Cancer Center, Dr. Boatright, Dr. Decesare and the Covenant Hospice for providing compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to be made to the Peggy Grant Memorial Fund at:
Bellevue United Methodist Church 4945 Saufley Field Road, Pensacola, FL 32526 or Trinity United Methodist Church, 2626 Pauls Path Rd., Kinston, NC 28504 or online at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=jeffreygrant%40earthlink%2enet&lc=US&item_name=Peggy%20K%20Grant%20Memorial%20Fund¤cy_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted
Memorial funds will be distributed amongst Peggy's favorite charities.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME SOUTH, 100 Beverly Pkwy, is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Faith Chapel Funeral Homes - South Chapel
100 Beverly Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32505
Published in Pensacola News Journal on May 20, 2014