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Oleta Lavern Worth Graves
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1925
Death: Apr. 10, 2007

Oleta Lavern Graves, 81, of Victoria, Texas, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007. She was born in Scroggins, Texas, to the late Lolie Mae Bagley and Scottie Winfield Worth, and was the oldest of three children.

Before becoming ill, she worked as an apartment manager for several years. She attended Lamar University and Victoria College, which included courses in nursing and real estate.

She was a devout Christian and was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Victoria, Texas.

Visitation: 4-8 P.M. April 12, 2007, at Heritage Funeral Home, 1605 Avenue H in Nederland, Texas.

Services: 2 P.M. Friday, April 13, 2007 at the funeral home in Nederland, Texas, Pastor Reggie Lloyd, Sr., officiating.

Graveside services: Memory Gardens of Jefferson Co., 3098 Hwy. 69N, in Nederland, Texas, immediately following the services at Heritage Funeral Home.

Survivors: daughter, Nelda Castleman and her husband Joe of Pt. Neches, Texas; and a son Joey Graves and his wife Michelle of Victoria, Texas; a sister Patricia Matthew and her husband Jerry of Beaumont, Texas; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Preceded in death by: a son Elton Larry Graves and his wife Darlene, formerly of Nederland, Texas, along with one brother Scottie McGoy Worth, formerly of Vidor, Texas, fiance John McQueen, formerly of Victoria, Texas.

Heritage Funeral Home, Nederland, Texas, 409-722-0218.

Extracted from The Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas.

Date of birth was provided by Kathy Johnson Young which I appreciate. And I also appreciate Find A Grave contributor D. A. Core provided the correct month of death.
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  Elton Larry Graves (1942 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
Created by: Mary Ann Weshinskey
Record added: Apr 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18894899
Oleta Lavern <i>Worth</i> Graves
Added by: D. A. Core (nee McGee)
Oleta Lavern <i>Worth</i> Graves
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- Bettie
 Added: Jul. 9, 2010

- Wayne Cappen
 Added: May. 1, 2010
Rest in peace.
- Mary Ann Weshinskey
 Added: Apr. 12, 2007

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