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Evelyn Graves
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Obituary for Evelyn Graves

Evelyn Graves passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 15, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel. Burial will follow at Rosemound Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, January 14, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

Evelyn was born October 4, 1937, in Waco, Texas, to Jessie Wayne and Clara Bell Davis. Her greatest pride was her family especially her grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Archie Thomas Graves; six sisters; and two brothers.

She is survived by her children, Patricia Straut and husband, Kevin, of Emerson, Arkansas, Archie Graves and Sheila of Palestine, Texas, Sharon Woodruff and husband, Brian, of Waco, Thomas Graves of Waco, David Wayne Graves and wife, Laurie, of Waco, Debra Morrison and husband, Robert, of Waco, and Ted Graves and wife, Teresa, of Waco; 21 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Pallbearers are Archie Graves, Jr., Robert Morrison, Jr., Leslie Cromeans, Bryan Cromeans, Jeffrey Davis, and Jimmy Joe Graves. Honorary Pallbearers are Shane Hanson, Ricky Cockrell, and Andy Rowe.

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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710





10:00 AM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Cemetery Details


Rosemound Cemetery

3201 South 12th St.
Waco, TX 76706


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