Martha Graves

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Martha L. Graves, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 16, 1915, in Chester, Ill., daughter of Ralph and Henrietta Welge Herberts. She and Cecil H. Graves were married April 11, 1936. He died July 14, 1992.

Graves retired from International Shoe Co. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville and Amvets Auxiliary Post 94.

Survivors include a son, Cecil Graves of Fulton, Mo.; two daughters, Janice Havenar of Moore, Okla., Jackie Huber of Perryville; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, a grandson and a granddaughter.

Friends may call from noon to service time Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.