Graveside services for Michael Wayne Grant, a Coalgate resident, were held Monday, June 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Moore Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Hogue officiating. Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Grant was born December 11, 1953, to Wayne Grant and Elma Lea (Atteberry) Batchelor, at Atoka, OK and passed away June 25, 2021 at Coalgate, OK at the age of 67 years, 6 months and 14 days. He attended Atoka Schools through the seventh grade then went to work in the hay field.
Michael married Linda Sue Davis on June 12, 1977 at the Coalgate Missionary Baptist Church. Michael was a home health provider and had been in the Army National Guard. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed hunting, fishing, drawing and riding around. Michael’s most cherished times were spent with his grandbabies, especially when they pushed him around in his wheelchair.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Sue Grant of the home; daughters, Melinda Sue Musick and husband Justin of Coalgate, OK, Casey Cook and husband Chris of Ada, OK and God daughter, Amanda Stevens of Coalgate, OK; son, Billy Wayne Grant of Coalgate, OK; 11 grandchildren, Nicholas McBride, Justin McBride, John McBride, Jacob McBride, Noah Howard, Caleb McBride, Brandon Cook, Kyle Cook, Natalie McBride, Chloe McBride, and Allie Cook; five great-grandchildren, Roper, Brentley, Darin, Waylon, and Mila Mae; siblings, Deloris Holland and husband Jerry of Atoka, OK, Anthony Breger of Ada, OK, Brenda Floyd and husband Rick “Radar” of Wapanucka, OK, Neita Spears and husband Dewayne of Coalgate, OK and Dewayne Breger and wife Susie of Colorado.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Grant; mother Elma Lea (Atteberry) Batchelor; dad, Monroe Breger; great niece, Jazzy Tatum and cousin, Donald Rutledge.
Casketbearers were Bryan Laytor, Nicholas McBride, Justin McBride, John McBride, Jacob McBride, and Noah Howard. Honorary casketbearers were Caleb McBride, Brandon Cook, Kyle Cook, Natalie McBride, Chole McBride, Allie Cook, Joshua Reed, and Chris Cook.
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