GRAHAM - Dorothy Thompson Graves, 88, of Twin Lakes, Burlington, formerly of Graham, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Twin Lakes Health Center.
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Born in Alamance County, she was retired from textiles where she was an inspector. She was an avid golfer and was a charter member of Quarry Hills Country Club.
Survivors include a son, Bill Graves (Jeanne) of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren LCDR Brian Williams, USN (Kim) and Katharine Marie Woods (Eric); great-grandchildren, Meredith and Sean Graves, Fiona, CoCo and Caleb Woods; sisters, Marjorie Childress of Burlington, N.C. and Leatrice Cox of Hickory, N.C.; and a brother, Albert "Rusty" Thompson Jr. of Haw River.
She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Mac Graves; parents, Albert "Allie" Thompson and Amelia Sweet Thompson; sisters, Janice Carroll, Marian Crawley and Martha Nall; and brother, Frank Thompson.
The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Walter Jones at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham with burial in Alamance Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Following the service, the family will have a reception at Best Western Burlington, 770 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, Room 123.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
, 4 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407 (1-800-227-2345).
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Feb. 7 to Feb. 8, 2013