News Death Notice
GRAVES, Sr., Mitchell Leon 74, of Springfield, Ohio passed away Saturday March 15, 2014 in his residence. He was born April 1, 1939 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Parks Graves and Edna Oliver Graves. He retired from Navistar International after 30 plus years of service. Mitchell leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Howard (Cheryl) Graves of El Paso, Texas and Bryon (Deltina) Graves of Springfield, Ohio; two daughters, Marcia Graves- Crossley of Springfield, Ohio and Doris Graves of Chicago, Illinois; a brother, Elder Marvin (Ida) Graves, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 4 sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Saundra Lee (Middleton) Graves; a son, Mitchell L. Graves Jr. and a granddaughter, Kashana, Lynn Crossley, three brothers and two sisters. Visitation will be Saturday March 22, 2014 from 10 a.m until the time of service at 11 a.m. at Restored Life Ministries. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Arrangements provided by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.