Obit: Marian Graves

Obit: Marian Graves

February 16th, 2014 in Obituaries
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Marian Johnson Graves, 98, died on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. She was born in Humboldt, Tenn., to the late Leroy and Lillian Campbell Johnson. She was a longtime member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church where she was also a member of the Fellowship Class. Marian was retired from the Tennessee Department of Employment Security after 20 years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, James Russell Graves Sr. Survivors include her son, James Russell Graves Jr.; daughter, Juliet (Julie) Graves Malloy; three grandchildren, Col. Norman Michael Worthen, Robert David Worthen and Lisa Worthen Alexander; two great-grandchildren, Diana Michelle Worthen and Julia Jill Worthen; and two nieces and one nephew. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Laurence Hesser, officiating. The interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. The family wishes to thank Martin Boyd Christian Home for their wonderful love and care shown to Marian and to the family members. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brained Road.