The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Charles Underwood will officiate.
Gant was preceded in death by his father, Tom Gant; mother, Annie Smith Gant; and brothers, Hewitt Gant, Milton Gant and Ulus Gant.
He is survived by his wife, Velma West Gant; sister, Lois Gant Dunn; daughter, Sandra Gant Schwind (Ron); granddaughter, Michelle Lowery Mobley; great-grandchildren, Alexia and Tyler Mobley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper: 205-384-5571