|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2011|
ETNA—Delana F. Graves, 92, died peacefully June 16, 2011 at her home. She was born August 23, 1918 in Lowell, MA, a daughter of Harold and Annie (Drake) Jenne. She moved to Maine when she was 5 years old.
She was married to Herbert Graves, Sr. for 67 years. He predeceased her in 2005.
She is survived by 9 of her children, 3 sons, Ronald Graves of Detroit, Michael Graves of Newport and Allen and wife Respah Graves of Etna; 6 daughters, Ruth and husband Jerry Appleby of Florida, Sandra and husband Bruce Harris, Marilyn Smith all of Dixmont, Wanda Smith of Hampden, Elizabeth and husband Marvin Lane, and Marsha and husband Scott McConnell all of Etna; 25 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren. One special grandson and wife and 3 great grandchildren, Vincent, Tera, Kristin, Megan and Alison Murphy lived with her and took good care of her for over 5 years so she could stay in her own home. She is also survived by 2 sisters, Marguerite and Dorothy; sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by 2 sons, Herbert Graves, Jr. and Calvin Graves, Sr.; a daughter, Wilma; a brother, Harold; and a sister, Mary.
Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Etna. (Bangor Daily News 6/17/2011)
Herbert H Graves (1912 - 2005)
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71531030
Added: Sep. 29, 2011