Kenneth A. Graves

Feb 18th, 2005
Kenneth A. Graves

Marion Kenneth A. Graves, 76, died Friday, February 18, 2005 at 3:15 A.M. at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Kenneth was born May 09, 1928 in rural Williamson County to McKinley & Lula (Angel) Graves. He married Louise Robertson on December 28, 1957 and she survives in Marion.

Kenneth served in the Army in the 341st Military Police Company during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale with a B.S., Masters, and Specialist degrees in education. He was a retired teacher and school administrator in Southern Illinois. After retirement he worked at Southern Illinois University as a civil service employee. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Marion.

Kenneth is survived by:
His Wife Louise of Marion
Daughter Sharon Kay & William Benton of Mt. Zion
Two Grandchildren:
Laura & Alex Benton of Mt. Zion
Five Brothers:
Charles & Imogene Graves of Crab Orchard
James Graves of Herculaneum, MO
Sam & Audrey Graves of Lake of Egypt
John Graves of Marion
Leroy Graves of Lyons
Sister Velma & Mel Lynn of Marion
Several nieces and nephews

Preceded by: Parents and sister-in-law Barbara Graves

Funeral services will be Monday, February 21, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Dr. Bob Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Marion. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 P.M. 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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