Mrs. Farrah Jane Graddy, 90, and a lifelong resident of the Fulton area, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at her residence.
She was born on Dec. 25, 1929, in Weakley County, to the late Claud and Charlie Janes Gardner. Farrah, along with her husband, owned and operated the former Graddy Service Station in Fulton for 37 years. They received the Standard Oil Station of the Year award in 1971.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Graddy Jr., whom she married Nov. 25, 1958; a son, Steve (Sharon) Graddy of Cordova; two grandchildren, Jennifer (Jason) Jones of Paducah, Ky., and Stephanie Dunn of Troy; a step-grandchild, Michelle (Clark) Colburn of Byhalia, Miss.; six great-grandchildren, Jessica (James) Knight of Cordova, Cody Lloyd of Byhalia, Brennan Southern of Paducah, Lexi Dunn of Dresden, Grayson Jones of Paducah and Seth Dunn of Troy; and two great-great-grandchildren; Payton Lloyd and Blake Lloyd, both of Cordova.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Wright; and two sisters, Barbara Dane and Bera Jackson.
Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Friday in Pleasant View Memorial Gardens. There was to be no visitation held and friends were asked to meet at the cemetery at the hour of service.
The family requests memorials be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.