Fred Albert Grant, Sr., 91, of Pelham, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at his residence. Born in Mitchell County, Georgia to the late James Jefferson and Jessie Mae Sherling Grant, he was retired from Autry Petroleum. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pelham, where he attended the Adult 5 Sunday School Class and was a member of the Smith-Spence American Legion Post #144 where he was a member for 67 years. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he entered service on September 18, 1942 where he served in the 4th Division in Marshall Island, Mariana, Saipan, Tinian Operation, Iwo Jima where he was on the beach when the American flag was raised and he also served in Japan for four months before being honorably discharged. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Mrs. Dorothy Bentley Grant of Pelham, Georgia, children Bert Grant and wife Dollie, Janet Grant, all of Pelham, Georgia, Jeffery Grant and wife Becky of Hahira, Georgia, grandchildren Chris Grant and wife Amber; Jason Grant and wife Jennifer; Richard Grant and wife Brittany; Laura Glover and fiance Chris Wood; Walter "Dusty" Gee, IV, Matthew Grant, step grandchildren Heather Fletcher and husband Robert; Kristy Lavender and husband Adam; Tabitha Tucker, Larry Yingling, Whitney Sharpe and husband Alex; numerous great grandchildren, sister Peggy Everson of Pelham, Georgia, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents James Jefferson and Jessie Mae Sherling Grant, brothers James Harry Grant, Bobby Grant, Leon Musgrove, and sister Christine Grant Bridges. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January18, 2014 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Jamerson Funeral Home in Pelham, Georgia. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Rev. Steve Wooten will officiate the services. Active pallbearers will be Steve Walton, Harold Smith, Clay Lamar, Bill Walton, Charles Yates, and Donald Bishop. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Smith-Spence American Legion Post #144 and the Adult 5 Sunday School Class. Interment will take place in the Pelham City Cemetery. Should you choose to make a donation, please do so to the charity of your choice.