Originally created 01/19/00

Mr. Grant Gunby



OCILLA, Ga. -- Mr. Grant G. Gunby, 78, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at Tift General Hospital, Tifton.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. Monday at Frank Primitive Baptist Church, Irwin County, with Elliott Tucker and the Rev. David Biggers officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Gunby, a native of McDuffie County, had retired as a manager of Young Tractor Co, Fitzgerald, and was a former employee of Tankersley Oil Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Frank Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lizzie Mae Gunby; two sons, Gregg Gunby, Ben Hill County, and Rick Gunby, Irwin County; a daughter, Nina Gunby Broome, Irwin County; a brother, George Gunby, Harlem; and two sisters, Katherine Wallens, Harlem, and Margaret Holzendorf, Thomson.

Paulk Funeral Home, Ocilla, was in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 19, 2000