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Winfred Graves

Winfred Graves, 92, of Kenton passed away from this life on Aug. 27, 2013, at the Dyer Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home of Kenton. Interment will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery near Kenton.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 10, 1920, in Obion County, son of the late William and Della Couthrine Graves. He worked in highway construction before retirement.  
He is survived by his son, Jackie Graves and his wife, Theresa, of Martin; his stepson, Denny West of Jackson; three grandchildren, Monica Brewer of Chicago, William Jeffery Paris of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Hope Horde of Martin; and eight great-grandchildren, Mandalin Brewer, Montana Brewer and Megan Brewer, all of Chicago, Kayla Paris and Chloe Paris, both of Ft. Worth, and Brittney Burress, Brooklyn Burress and Corey Burress, all of Martin.
He was also preceded in death by four sisters, Willie May Burress, Agnes Jordan, Mozell Cooper and Ellen Ray; and his brother, Madison Graves.
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Published in The Messenger 8.29.13