Billy Graves Jr.

Billy Graves, Jr.


Funeral services for Billy Ellington "Bill" Graves, Jr., 75, of Winona, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona, with burial following in the Winona Garden of Memory. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 28, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Immanuel Church in Winona.

Mr. Graves died of heart failure at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson on Saturday, August 25.

Survivors include his daughter, Janet Graves Ellis (Kenny) of Ridgeland; two sons, Billy Ellington Graves III (Debbie) of Arley, Alabama, and James Robert "J. R." Graves (Kim) of Grenada; one sister, Mary Eleanor Trepangier of Covington, Louisiana; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lee Funeral Home of Winona is handling arrangements. An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at

Published in Clarion Ledger on Aug. 28, 2012