Mary F. Graves

Born in Madison, TN on August 29, 1938

Departed on April 12, 2016 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Age 77, of Gallatin, passed away April 12, 2016.

Mrs. Graves is best described as a loving, caring, selfless, devoted servant of God, her husband, family & friends. She is the defining example as the ultimate follower of Jesus. She taught everyone she came into contact with how to love unconditionally, have patience and show grace. When she wasn’t serving others she enjoyed going to church at Cottontown Baptist Church, quilting, cooking, canning vegetables, gardening and traveling to the Smoky Mountains.

Preceded in death by her parents, Pauline Virginia Cox Williams & Thomas Clarence Williams; son, Terry Graves. Survived by her husband of 51 years, Estle O. Graves; children, Jimmy Creekmore (Wicky), Michael Creekmore (Dawn), Paula Graham (Terry), Bobby Creekmore, Nancy Mitchell, Janet Burgett (Jim), Larry F. Graves, Gary Graves (Judy), Niela Donoho (Michael), daughter-in-law, Delores Graves; sisters, Sheila & Sadie; brother, Johnny; 25 grandchildren; several great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family & friends.

A Life Celebration will be held 2:00pm Saturday April 16th with Pastor Larry F. Graves officiating. Burial to follow at Crestview Memory Gardens. Family and friends to serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ashley, Olivia, Emily & Knox. Visitation will be held 4:00pm – 8:00pm Friday & 11:00am – 2:00pm Saturday at CRESTVIEW FUNERAL HOME 1623 HWY 109 N GALLATIN TN, 37066 615-452-1943 crestviewfh.com

2 Comments to Mary F. Graves

  1. Krista Lee
    April 13, 2016 3:20 pm

    My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. I pray for you to feel peace and comfort as you mourn the loss of your loved one.

  2. Janis Wilmore
    April 13, 2016 5:38 pm

    Thinking of you, Paula. Praying that God will provide an extra portion of peace and strength to you as this journey takes a new path.

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