Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA


Teal Fabiani Grantham

November 15, 1968June 26, 2020

Teal Fabiani Grantham, age 51, of Columbus, GA, passed away on June 26, 2020. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Edgewood Hall at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm; Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Parkhill Cemetery at 10:00 am. Due to COVID restrictions and precautions, we ask all to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Teal was born on November 15, 1968 in Columbus, Georgia the daughter of H. Don Fabiani and Elizabeth Anna McBride Fabiani; she graduated from Hardaway High School and attended Columbus College. On October 13, 2003, she married Craig Grantham in St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Teal was adventurous and full of life, and she lived it to the fullest; she was a friend to everyone and had a selfless, giving heart. She enjoyed cheerleading, hosting family gatherings and cooking. Through the years, she attended Edgewood Church of Christ and First Baptist Church. Teal most loved her family, whether at home or traveling together, and she always looked forward to that special time with them. Teal was the President of G2 Multifamily Property Management and had a 30 plus-year career in multifamily property management. She is preceded in death by: paternal grandmother, Rozell Fair Fabiani; maternal grandmother, Anna McBride Buckner; mother, Elizabeth Anna Fabiani Stewart; father, H. Don Fabiani; father-in-law, A. G. Grantham.

Survivors include: her husband, R. Craig Grantham; a daughter, Kourtney Rae McAhren; two stepsons, Roger Craig Grantham Jr., Mitchell Dudley Grantham; a brother, Lane Fabiani; a sister, Brandee Fabiani Payne; a brother, Lance Myers; a mother-in-law, Helen T. Grantham; and numerous family members and friends of the family who will cherish her memory.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First Baptist Church of Columbus TV Ministry.


  • R. Craig Grantham, Husband
  • Kourtney Rae McAhren, Daughter
  • Roger Craig Grantham, Jr., Stepson
  • Mitchell Dudley Grantham, Stepson
  • Lane Fabiani, Brother
  • Brandee Fabiani Payne, Sister
  • Lance Myers, Brother
  • Helen T. Grantham, Mother-in-law
  • Rozell Fair Fabiani, Paternal Grandmother (deceased)
  • Anna McBride Buckner, Maternal Grandmother (deceased)
  • Elizabeth Anna Fabiani Stewart, Mother (deceased)
  • H. Don Fabiani, Father (deceased)
  • A. G. Grantham, Father-in-law (deceased)


  • Visitation of Family and Friends

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

  • A Graveside Celebration of Teal's Life

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020


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Valerie Austin

July 1, 2020

Where Can I begin, Teal was one of the most caring and believing people I could have ever met. As my Boss, and becoming a really great friend.. We could talk for hours and laugh for days.. I'm going to miss your calls and sharing our views on things. You and Craig are incredible people, I haven't known you for very long, but it seems like a lifetime. Your smile will be missed and telling me to put some spunk in my voice when you call! Teal Grantham, I don't know what I'm going to do without you going forward, I know It will get easier but with me it will take time. I couldn't come to the service but my heart has been filled with sorrow since you left. Rest Easy My Friend and I Love, Love You and I will Miss You and I will Never Ever Forget you. Praying for you Family!

Jodonna Baker

June 30, 2020

Teal and I were cheerleaders at Richards junior high school and we recently reconnected at my CHS class reunion that she was attending with Craig. Teal was a burst of energy with such a sweet soul and a joy to be around. She will missed immensely.
Rest in Peace Teal 🙏

Laura Maley

June 30, 2020

Many fond memories of Teal in High School. She will be missed here on earth but a beautiful angel in heaven. Hugs and prayers to her family. Much love, Laura Maley

Jeff Barron

June 30, 2020

Teal, was a great lady. She will be missed by so many. So sorry.


June 30, 2020


Shannon Munsell

June 30, 2020

Dear Craig and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Teal will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Her life is now a continuous thread, an infinity circle, weaving itself through love and memory, and will remain a part of everyone it has touched. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Warmest condolences, Shannon and Don Munsell

Donnie Young

June 29, 2020

I am so sorry to hear the news of Teal’s passing. She was such a fun, loving and beautiful person, inside and out. My heart is breaking, and I haven’t seen Teal in over thirty years, so I can’t even imagine, the pain her family is going through. My prayers are with all of her family and friends. May God be with you through this difficult time!

Sally McMillian

June 29, 2020

I met Teal in the year 2013 during lunch but turned out to be, as she later stated, a great interview. Weeks later, I was offered a position.
Teal became my best friend, my mentor, a little sister and a wonderful President to me and all of G2, in my opinion.
During one of the lowest moments of my life, she stood beside me to say farewell to my first born son.
She taught me to be, Stronger than the Storm. She believed in my abilities and reminded me, with grace and patience, that my work is not done. "You've got this", she would say.
I cherished the late night conversations with her. Joyful moments, laughter and at the end of each conversation, I knew she loved me and she knew, I love her.
Teal, I carry your friendship close to my heart. I miss you terribly.

Jodee Saville-Richards

June 29, 2020

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Brenda & Lowell Philloos

June 29, 2020

Craig, we are so sorry for your loss. Hang on to those precious memories of Teal and you together.