Sunni Jo Grant, was born May 27th, 1979, in Hoopa. she passed away suddenly March 20th, 2017, in Klamath at the age of 37.

Sunni spent the majority of her life in Eureka with her family and friends. She was very loved by everyone and will be missed by all.

Sunni’s greatest joy and best times in her life were spent with her son, little Justin, who everyone calls “Gooey.” She was a proud mom and dedicated all her time to her son and watching over her granny.

Sunni was full of life, always cracking jokes. Her smile will always be remembered. She was a bright, beautiful soul, “the life of the party,” always fun to be around. It could be said “she was larger than life,” leaving so many cherished memories with family and friends.

Sunni is survived by her loving husband Justin and their son Justin “Gooey” Cushman. By her grandmother Judith Grant, grandfather Hugh Grant Jr. Her brother Tyrel “Fatman” Grant, sisters Shana and Stormy Richards, cousins Michael, Paige, Tasha & Brother. As well as numerous Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. Sunni also leaves behind her cherished dog Cookie, whom she treated like her baby daughter.

Sunni was preceded in death by her son Isaac Cushman, mother Julie Grant, Aunt Darcy Grant, and uncle Itsy Grant.

Pallbearers; Justin Cushman Sr., Justin Cushman Jr., Tyrel “Fatman” Grant, Michael Grant, Natasha Evans, Dean “Brother” Grant, Paige McGee, Shana Richards, Stormy Richards, Cindy Green, Jessica Eleck, and James Spears. Honorary Pallbearers; Joe Grant, Hugh Grant Jr., Richard Green Sr., Ted Cushman, Tuffy Whipple, and Slim Whipple. The family would like to thank everyone for the support and donations during this time of sorrow. A go fund me account has been set up to contribute please go here. Services and viewing will be held at Sanders funeral home 1835 E St. Eureka CA, March 30th 2017. The viewing and visitation will be held from 10:00 am – 2:00pm. The services will begin at 2:00pm, Immediately following will be a potluck gathering to celebrate Sunni’s life at 415 5th St. Eureka CA.


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