Thursday, July 29, 2010

Dorothy Mary Mims Graves (1921-2010)

Reidsville, NC: Jul 27, 2010 - 05:41:35 pm CDT - Mrs. Dorothy Mary Mims Graves 88, of 2234 Wagon Wheel Road, Reidsville, NC, died Saturday, July 24, 2010 in the Penn Nursing Center, Reidsville, NC. She was a native of Caswell County, NC, the daughter of the late Johnnie Mims and Mary Badgett Mims, born August 4, 1921. She was a member of New Ephesus Baptist Church and she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Will Graves; one son, John Edward Graves; two sisters; four brothers.

Her survivors are two sons, James Graves (Susan) of Reidsville, NC, and Henry Graves (Paula) of Clinton, MD; two daughters, Mrs. Deloris G. Boston (Melvin) of Landover, MD. and Mrs. Fannie G. Waddell (William) of Reidsville, NC; four sisters, Mrs. Mattie Adams, Mrs. Roxanne Richardson both of Reidsville, NC, Mrs. Wylean Pinnix of Ruffin, NC and Mrs. Annie Watlington of Pelham, NC; one aunt, Mrs. Mattie Williamson of Reidsville, NC; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Mary Mims Graves will be Friday, July 30, 2010, 2:00 PM at New Ephesus Baptist Church. The Rev. Tommie Williamson will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family visitation will be Friday 1:30 before funeral services at the church. A viewing will be Thursday from 2 to 8 at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel. The family may be contacted at her residence, 2234 Wagon Wheel Road, Reidsville, NC. All arrangements are entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home, Yanceyville, NC.

Source: The Caswell Messenger (Yanceyville, North Carolina) 28 July 2010.

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