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Austin Gant

Thursday, March 10, 2005

EAST PRAIRIE - Austin Phillip Gant, 64, died March 8, 2005, at Bolivar Medical Center in East Prairie.

Born April 20, 1940, in Cleveland, Miss., to Louise McCool Gant of Cleveland and the late Thomas Austin Gant, he served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965 and as a policeman in East Prairie and as a deputy sheriff for Mississippi County for over twenty years.

Other survivors include: two sons, Austin Phillip Gant, Jr., of Flora and David Jeffrey Gant of Cleveland; one brother, Ronnie Gant of Cleveland; two sisters, Margie Langdon of Greenville and Ruby Clark of Cleveland; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the New Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Ray Funeral Home of Cleveland.