Posted: Mon 12:52 PM, Nov 19, 2012
Funeral Home: Crafton Funeral Home
Ms. Lera Faye Graves, 79, of Franklin, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Auburn Health Care in Auburn.
Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Crafton Funeral Home, with burial in White’s Chapel Cemetery. A native of Allen County, she was the daughter of the late Arris Trammel and Verdie Mabel Pharris Trammel. She was employed by Walmart in Franklin and worked in the Garden Center. She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Ossie Trammel, and her former husband, James Graves Sr. Survivors include her children, James “Doc” Graves Jr. and his wife, Dianne, of Franklin, Ricky W. Graves Sr. and his wife, Alice, of Franklin, Ronald Ray Graves of Franklin, Danny Dillow and his wife, Sandy, of South Shore, David Pat Graves of Franklin, Kenny Lee Graves and his wife, Ruth, of Franklin and Tracie Lynn Holmstedt and her husband, Jim, of Coos Bay, Ore.; three brothers, Arris Trammel Jr. and his wife, Jerri, of Newman, Ill., Gene Trammel of Newman and Jimmy Trammel of Martinsville, Ill.; two sisters, Rachel Parker and her husband, Bill, of Springfield, Tenn., and Daphne “Susie” Christine Trammel of Illinois; 17 grandchildren and 18 grandchildren.
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Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Crafton Funeral Home.