Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Wilma Nelson Graves


02/16/1929 - 03/30/2019


Wilma Nelson Graves, age 90 of Murphy, NC passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Tunnel Hill, GA.

She was born in Cherokee County, NC to the late Fulber and Lula Allen Nelson. Wilma was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Hyde of and Ella Ree Nelson; three brothers, Finley and Glen Nelson and an infant brother.

She is survived by two sons, John Graves and wife Linda of Tunnel Hill, GA and George Graves; two grandchildren, Michael S. Graves and Melissa Graves Brooks; and great grandchildren, Hunter Graves, Kristen Graves, Natalie Graves, Randy Watts, Michael Brooks, Sonya Brooks, Sara Brooks, Allison Brooks, Ashley Brooks, Robert Grant, Kaitlyn Grant, Chloe Grant and Hayleigh Grant; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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