Grant, Mr. Donald Ward

Mr. Donald Ward Grant

Mr. Donald Ward Grant, 85, of Jonesboro, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.

He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and worked for Clayton County Technical Support. He was in the Army and Georgia National Guard. He was preceded in death by parents, Arthur Weldon and Maude Hester Grant, along with six siblings.

He was married for 59 years, and is survived by loving wife, Florence Grant; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Dennis Arbuckle, of Marshallville, Ga., and son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Rebecca Grant, of Jackson; sisters, Opal Kee, of Newnan, and Joyce Young, of Ellijay; grandchildren, Megan Grant, Lauren Grant, Emily Arbuckle, along with nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 5, at 11a.m., in the Ford-Stewart Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Martin Jones officiating. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends TODAY (Jan. 4), from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.