Willie Arthur Graves, Sr.

November 25, 1925 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 93)



Willie Arthur Graves, Sr, of Garner, NC departed this life on Monday, November 18, 2019.

Funeral Service:  11:30 AM, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, 9433 White Oak Road, Garner, NC.

Visitation:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, preceding the funeral service at the church.

Interment:  Carolina Biblical Gardens, Garner, NC.

Survivors:   Wife, Alice Terrell Graves of the home; Daughters, Marilyn Woods of Garner, NC,  Gwendolyn Williams (Donnie), of Smithfield, NC, Alice McClam (Michael) and Treava Archibald (Marc), all of Garner, NC; Sons, Willie A. Graves, Jr (Pamela), Reginald Graves (Ivy), all of Garner, NC, Charles Graves (Sheila) of Raleigh, NC, Walter Graves (Mary) of Wendell, NC and Vincent Graves of Garner, NC; Sister, Rachel Upchurch of Raleigh, NC; 14 Grandchildren, 32 Great-Grandchildrenand 11 Great Great-Grandchildren; Special Nephews, Bobby Terrell (Faye), Alton Terrell (Ann) and Douglas Sanders of Garner, NC; Special Daughter, Deborah Ray of Raleigh, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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November 25, 2019

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lea Funeral Home Chapel
2500 Poole Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

November 26, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church (White Oak Road, NC)

Funeral Service
November 26, 2019

11:30 AM
Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church (White Oak Road, NC)


Carolina Biblical Gardens (NC)

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