Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010 4:50 pm
The Messenger, July 12, 2010
Annie (Litchford) “Ann” Graves, 86, of Troy died at her home July 11, 2010.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Ararat Cemetery near Troy, with Dr. Bobby Williams and Dr. Melvin Poe officiating.
There will be no visitation.
White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy is in charge of arrangements.
She was born April 18, 1924, in Obion County, daughter of the late Henry and Eula Vee Litchford. She married Tom Graves in 1963. He died Oct. 24, 1994. She had been employed at the former Salant & Salant in Obion until it closed and was a member of Graves Chapel Church of God near Troy.
She is survived by five daughters and three sons-in-law, Barbara Ashe, Brenda and Jerry Dawson, Doris and Edward Roberson and Patricia and Danny Gwaltney, all of Troy, and Shirley Barnes of Union City; her son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Frances Owens of Martin; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchild; and her brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Gloria Litchford of Samburg.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Frankie Owens and Leonard Owens; and three brothers, J.T. Litchford, Alton Litchford and Edward Litchford.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.