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1945 James 2021

James Graves

July 15, 1945 — August 8, 2021


James Jerry Graves


Mr. Jerry Graves, age 76, succumbed to his battle with cancer on Sunday, August 8, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Jerry was a native of Gibson County and resided with his wife Mary Ann (Pounds) in their home in Milan, Tennessee. He was a retired farmer and factory worker. He loved to fish and relax on his porch with friends and family.

Mr. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Louise Graves; brothers Franklin Graves, Raymond Graves and Doyle Graves; and his oldest daughter, Anita Graves Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Pounds) Graves of Milan, Tennessee; two children, James Kevin Graves (Kathy) of Trezevant, Tennessee and Kimberly Graves Sanders (George) of Milan, Tennessee; two siblings, Johnny Graves (Janice) of Cedar Grove, Tennessee and Martha Graves McKelvy of Trimble, Tennessee.

Mr. Jerry also leaves behind seven grandchildren, Chris Allen, Jessica Allen, Brent Graves (Baylie), Kortni Graves, Whitni Graves, David Sanders and Jennifer Sanders.

The Graves family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Medina Funeral Home.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Medina Funeral Home & Cremation Service

302 W Church Ave, Medina, TN 38355

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