Wardyne Graves, age 94 of Gallatin, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
A native of Sumner County, she was born to the late Edward M. and Nellie L. (Phillips) Griffin. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer R. Graves; sons, Byron Graves, Ward Graves Sr., Jerry Graves; brothers, Duane Griffin, Richard Griffin; and son-in-law, Malcolm Hall.
Mrs. Graves was a long time member of the Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, and had retired from the Eaton Corporation several years ago. She was also a Past Matron of Bethpage #5 Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her daughter, Donah Faye Graves Hall of Murfreesboro; daughters-in-law, Ruth E. Graves of Gallatin, Carrie Graves of Gallatin, Sharon Graves of Murfreesboro; Nine Grandchildren; Twenty-One Great-Grandchildren; and Twelve Great-Great-Grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Eugene L. Martino Jr. and Rev. Howard Shelton officiating. Interment will follow in the Crestview Memory Gardens with her grandchildren, Kent Graves, David W. Graves, Ward Graves Jr., Laura Graves Henrickson, Lisa Graves Eddy, Jeremy Graves, Greg Hall, Jon Hall, and Clint Hall serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Anderson Funeral Home and on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, 1042 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066. Online condolences may be submitted at www.andersonfuneralhome.org.
Anderson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main Street, Gallatin, Tennessee is in charge of the arrangements.