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 George William Graves

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George William Graves

  • Birth 1 Jun 1925 USA
  • Death 24 Apr 2003 Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 12140809

Only child of Carrie Leslie Sanders Graves & William Frederick Graves. Father of four children, George Robert Graves, Debra Lynn Graves Dawson, Donald Wayne Graves and Ralph Frederick Graves. He had one grandson, David George Dawson, two grand-daughters Michelle Graves, Melanie Graves.
Married to Billie Jo Newsom Graves of Memphis TN.(July 10, 1929 - September 25th, 2004)which he met while stationed in the Navy at Pensacola. He had flown to Memphis and spotted Mom working at the Woolworth Five & Dime and that was it for both of them ! He worked on aircraft while in the Navy and would hitch a flight to Memphis every chance he could to see Mom, when he was discharged they were married, they were married on July 5th, 1947. They were married for 57 years.
Dad retired from Nel-Bran Glass Company in Birmingham. He was a Shriner & a Mason. Avid bowler, Great Dad!

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Gravesite Details Thanks to my Cousin, Dianne for the grave pictures !
  • Created by: Debra Graves Dawson
  • Added: 23 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12140809
  • Debra Graves Dawson
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George William Graves (1 Jun 1925–24 Apr 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12140809, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Debra Graves Dawson (contributor 46809560) .