She worked as a housekeeper with Wayne Motel for 15 years and at the Salvation Army for 22 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Vestal of Fort Wayne; son, James H. Graves of Columbia City, Ind.; daughter, Gina (Chuck) Mergy of Angola, Ind.; daughter, Carol Morningstar of Fort Wayne; brother, John T. Scroggins of Georgia; grandchildren: William “Tommy” Vestal, Angelita (Benjamin) Compagnari, Amber Couch and James J.P. Graves.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Graves; sisters: Jeanette Pritchard, Betty Watson, Bessie Guyer and Parallee Price; and brother, Willie Scroggins.
The funeral will be held Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. Calling is also Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.
To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons. com.