At 2:30am April 15th 2021 Louise Graves took her last breath on earth and was reunited with her husband of over 70 years in heaven. Louise was born in Seagraves, TX and moved to Sweetwater, TX where she grew up and graduated high school before going off to Nursing School at Hardin Simmons in Abilene, TX. She met the Love of her life and husband of over 70 years Royce Lee Graves and was married in 1948. Together they traveled the country when he started his career with Sun Oil Company and had 3 beautiful daughters Janie, Daphne, and Anna. They settled in Fort Stockton, TX in 1965 where they called home for over 40 years. Louise was an active member of Eastern Star for over 50 years. She was a devout Christian and attended 1st Baptist Church in Fort Stockton and enjoyed singing in the choir every week. Louise and Royce spent their Golden years in San Angelo at the Baptist community. Louise was preceded in death by her husband Royce Lee Graves. She is survived by daughter Janie Lee (Graves) Wood and husband Lewie of San Angelo, TX; daughter Daphne Lynn (Graves) Warner of Hillsboro, TX; daughter Anna Lorraine (Graves) Hernandez and husband Luis of Alpine, TX; grandson Lewie Shayde Wood and wife Rebecca of Weatherford, TX; granddaughter Kendell Lene (Wood) Blake and husband Wade of Yancey, TX; grandson David Paul McCulloch and wife Cheri of Crawford, TX; granddaughter Rachele Page McCulloch of Crawfordsville, IN; granddaughter Lora Joyce (McCulloch) Frailey and husband Joey of Midland, TX; granddaughter Sidney Hernandez of Alpine, TX and eight great grandchildren, Tate, Glenna, Dylon, Kalysta, Maranda, Kaleb, Aalayiah, and Jianna. Pallbearers will be; Lewie Wood, Shayde Wood, David McCulloch, Dylon Frailey, Joey Frailey, and Wade Blake, honorary pallbearers are Tate Wood and Kaleb Blake. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 5-7pm at Shaffer Funeral Home in San Angelo, TX. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 10am at Miles Cemetery with Hospice Chaplain Mike McCravey officiating.
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