Funeral services for Thelma Pardue Graves, age 81, are scheduled for 10 AM Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Victory Tabernacle Church with Bro. Kevin Sanders officiating. Interment will follow in Mer Rouge Cemetery.
Mrs. Graves, a retired employee of Ditto Apparel, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. She was a charter member of Victory Tabernacle and loved the Lord with all her heart. Mrs. Graves was a family oriented person and cherished each member of her family. She was the epitome of a “praying mama”.
She is survived by her daughters, LaWanda Hall and husband Mark, Terri Hawthorne and husband Brad, Lisa Parker and husband Mike; sons, Zane Graves and wife Faye, Tony Graves and wife Pam, John Graves and wife Diane; sisters, Dorothy Shockey, Gloria Hodge and husband James; a multitude of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Graves is preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Graves; son, Rhone Graves; daughter, Kalena Martinez; parents, Clayton and Essie Mae Pardue; sisters, Sadie Harris, Josephine Smith, Lila Lingefelt; brothers, Alfred Pardue, Mike Pardue and Bobby Pardue.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 5 PM - 8 PM at the church.