Betty Jo McGraw

Published 12:01 am Thursday, May 21, 2015

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Nov. 23, 1927 – May 18, 2015

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WOODVILLE — Services for Betty Jo McGraw, 87, of Woodville, who died Monday, May 18, 2015, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 10 a.m. today at Woodville Baptist Church with the Rev. Rob Muncy and the Rev. Dillon Wickliffe officiating.

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

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Mrs. McGraw was born Nov. 23, 1927, in Foulae, the daughter of John Thomas Bass and Clara C. Munday Bass.

She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Woodville.

Mrs. McGraw was also member of the Woodville Baptist Church, Sunday school teacher and WMU.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rogers Yates McGraw Sr.; and one daughter, Susan Angela Rutkowski.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Diane Ashley and husband, Lemire, of Hemphill, Texas, and Leah McGraw Nations and husband, Randy, of Natchez; two sons, Mike McGraw and wife, Karen, of Woodville and Yates McGraw and wife, Pam, of Lake Concordia; one sister, Martha Hill-Dixon of Chesapeake, Va.; one brother, Buddy Bass of Van Buren, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Adam Ryan, Alton Guidrey, Stuart Ashley, Benjamin Ashley, Morgan Ryan, Pete Williams, Bennett Jones and Michael John McGraw.