Louisa Harkey McGraw

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 10, 2011

April 2, 1924 – May 8, 2011

WOODVILLE — Services for Louisa Harkey “WeeZee” McGraw, 87, of Woodville, who died Sunday, May 8, 2011, will be at 1 p.m. today at Woodville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Will Dowling and Dr. Dennis Johnsey officiating.

Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville under the direction of Newman Funeral Home in Centreville.

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Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Mrs. McGraw was born April 2, 1924, the youngest daughter of the Rev. Swepson Fleetwood Harkey and Marguerita Mae Stout Harkey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry Burnell McGraw; one grandson, Gerald Howard “Jay” McDaniel; one brother, Swepson Taylor Harkey; and two sisters, Marguerita “Rita” Harkey Rushing and Virginia “Jenny” Harkey Casey.

Survivors include one son, Dr. David McGraw and wife, Renee, of Woodville; three daughters, Deborah King and husband, Don, of Biloxi, Nancy Kennedy and husband, Charles, of Woodville and LaVerne McDaniel and husband, Jerry, of Centreville; six granddaughters; six grandsons; and 21 great-grandchildren.

The family requests that memorials be made to Woodville United Methodist Church, Wilkinson County Christian Academy, Centreville Academy or to a charity of choice.