Velma LaFawn Graves, age 92, passed from this life, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in a local nursing home.
The family will have a memorial service at a later date.
The family has requested for donations to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.
LaFawn was born March 5, 1925 in Big Spring, Texas to Walter and Zula McCloud Nichols. She married William Lafayette Graves July 17, 1946 in Lubbock. LaFawn was the office manager for Dr. George Orm for many years, was a member of the Whitt Baptist Church and a former longtime member of the North Side Baptist Church. She loved her church where she was active in many areas of ministry.
LaFawn was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Bennie Graves, grandson Bennie Ray Graves, brothers Carrol Nichols, Roland Nichols, and a sister Wilda Payne.
Velma is survived by her son, Walter Graves of Springtown; daughter, Ann Levine of Azle, daughter-in-law, Judy Graves, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The Azle News,
Aug. 9, 2017 Edition