Herbert Grace died at 1:13 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at Kentwood Manor Nursing Home. He was 94, a native of Bolivar and a resident of Kentwood. He was a retired dairyman and retired from Louisiana State Highway Department.

Visitation and religious services were held at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood. Services were conducted by Rev. Richard Magee, Rev. Mason Miley and Rev. Jason Skipper. Interment were held at Wilmer Cemetery.

He is survived by his two daughters, Annett Lillie Hutchinson, Kentwood and Jeanette Grace Fitzmorris, Folsom; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by first, wife, Fannie Miller Grace; second wife, Mallie McClendon Grace; father, Thomas Miley Grace; mother, Cloteal Fussell Grace; four brothers and three sisters.

Pallbearers will be his great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wilbur Creel and Roscoe Fussell.

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