|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1917|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2010|
Claudine Grant Dycus was the daughter of Dallas Claud Grant and Lena Beatrice McAfee Grant. She was born in Finely, Tennesse (just outside of Dyersburg). Claudine had three siblings with whom she was very close: James "Jimmy"; Dallas Claud "Junior" and Ernest Harrell Grant.
As a young girl, Claudine met and became best friends with Ruth Dycus, the younger sister of Howard Dycus. On March 15, 1935, and at the age of seventeen, Claudine married Howard Dycus, who was then a junior Electrical Engineering student at the University of Tennessee.
Howard and Claudine settled in Knoxville, Tennessee and had three children, a daughter and twin sons. On January 31, 1995, just weeks from their 60th wedding anniversary, Claudine's husband Howard passed away. Claudine passed away October 2, 2010 at the age of 92.
Claudine was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was an amazing southern cook, did beautiful needlework, and was the epitome of a "southern lady". She most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She is dearly missed and loved by her family.
Dycus, Claudine Grant, age 93, of Halls, passed away, October 2, 2010, peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones at NHC Ft. Sanders. She was a member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church. II Corinthians 5:8, "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." Preceded in death by husband of 60 years, Howard Dycus; and granddaughter, Rebecca Lynn Dycus. Survivors include twin sons, Dallas (Phyllis) Dycus and David (Diane) Dycus; daughter Carolyn (Bob) Williams; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. A memorial graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. Sean White officiating. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.lynnhurstchapel.com
Dallas Claud Grant (1896 - 1988)
Lena Beatrice McAfee Grant (1893 - 1968)
Howard Dycus (1913 - 1995)
Dallas James Dycus (1941 - 2013)*
Claudine Grant Dycus (1917 - 2010)
James Allen Grant (1919 - 1942)*
Dallas Claud Grant (1920 - 1976)*
Ernest Harrell Grant (1922 - 1972)*
Created by: EAnne
Record added: Dec 27, 2011
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