Thelma L. Graves | 1922 - 2012 | Obituary

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Thelma L. Graves

Born: December 29, 1922
Died: August 31, 2012

Thelma L. Graves, 89, of Ambia, IN. died at Green Hill Manor in Fowler, IN. 7:38 AM Friday August 31, 2012 where she had been a resident the past 5 years. Thelma was born in Adolphus, KY. December 29, 1922, the daughter of the late Herschel Harrison and K Wygal Hinton. She married Harold Leon Graves in Kentucky April 25, 1942, and he preceded her in death July 24, 2003.
Thelma was a graduate of Paducha, KY High School; a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church; the Order of Eastern Star Chapter of Boswell, IN.; the Ladies Aid of the Ambia Christian Church and a member of the Ambia Home Ec Club as well as being a homemaker.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Katie Graves Butts (husband Bruce) of Ambia, IN.; Charlotte Graves Meredith (husband Stan) of Oxford, IN.; Patti Graves Looker (husband Joe) of Clayton, IN.; 2 sons, Leon Graves (wife Pat) of Danville, IL.; Herschel Thomas Graves (wife Karen K.) of Boswell, IN.; a sister Naomi Jarrett (husband Reed) of Hibbing, MN.; and a brother -in-law, Joseph Atkinson of Lafayette, IN. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Becky Bradford; a son, Rickey Jo Graves and a sister, Norma Atkinson.
Friends may call from 9:30 AM until the service at 11:00 AM Tuesday Sept. 4 at the Oxford United Methodist Church, Pastor Linda Sproull officiating, with interment following in Boswell Cemetery. If friends desire, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation or the Oxford United Methodist Church. Hahn-Groeber Funeral & Cremation Services, Oxford, is caring for the family. Memories and condolences may be left at

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