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Mrs. Ruth Graves, 88, of Jackson, MS. passed away on March 15, 2014 at 12:45am. She was born on February 14, 1926 to the late Ruth M. and Emmett Waller in Jackson.

She was an active member of Crestwood Baptist Church for a number of years until the church closed. She was also a member of the former Robinson Street Baptist church.

Mrs. Graves worked for Hederman Brothers Printing Co. in Jackson for many years and retired in 1974.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Graves; also her parents Ruth M and Emmett Waller; one sister Anna W. Roberts of McComb, MS; two brothers Charles E. Waller of Hazelhurst, MS. and B.T. Waller of Jackson, MS.

Mrs. Graves is survived by one son Nicki Joe Temple and wife Deborah of Brandon; two grandchildren Tiffany Temple Mashburn (Gene) of Raymond and Bobby Joe Temple of Brandon; six great grandchildren Jimmy Brumfield, Fallon Birdwell, Mallory Mashburn, Alixandria Temple, Haley Temple, and Ayden Temple.

Visitation will be on March 17, 2014 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Wright and Ferguson downtown on High St; Also on March 18, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:00am with services at 11:00am in the Chapel. Burial will be immediately following the services at Lakewood Memorial Cemetery.


Published in Clarion Ledger on Mar. 17, 2014
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