Myrtle Mae Pevey Graves
March 23, 1928 – July 30, 2018
NATCHEZ — Services for Myrtle Mae Pevey Graves, 90, of Natchez, who died Monday, July 30, 2018, at her residence, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dillon Wickliffe officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.
Mrs. Graves was born March 23, 1928, the daughter of Fordie Pevey and Lena Pevey.
She was a graduate of Natchez High School and attended business school before going to work for Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company. She worked there until her retirement. She was a prayer warrior, who taught Sunday school for a number of years and especially loved working with 4 and 5 year olds. She was dedicated to leading them to know Jesus as their Savior.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Malcolm; and one brother, Wilton.
Survivors include three children, Patrice Seagrove and husband, Don, of Madison, Robert “Bob” Graves and wife, Susan, of Natchez, and Keith Graves and wife, Kim, of Vidalia; six grandchildren, Brian Graves and wife, Cherry, Justin Graves and wife, Amber, Christopher Seagrove and wife, Joni, Stephen Seagrove and wife, Katie, Tristan Seagrove Dugger and husband, Nate, and Ryan Graves; 10 great- grandchildren; one brother, Michael Gerald Pevey and wife, Louan; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Seagrove, Stephen Seagrove, Brian Graves, Justin Graves, Jackson Graves and Shea Pevey.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.