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Wilton (Clements) Graves

July 13, 1921 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 99)



Wilton Clements Graves, 99, of Nashville died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, surrounded by her loving children. She was born July 13, 1921, in Temple, Texas, the daughter of the late Dr. James Wilton Clements and Willa Mae Hoover Clements.

Wilton was a devoted wife and a loving mother of 10 children. She faithfully taught religious education at St. Martin’s Catholic Church where she was organist for over 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis ‘Swampy’ Graves, and a son, Danny Graves.

Survivors include: her children, Louie Graves of Nashville; James Graves of Fairfield, Iowa; Lawrence Graves and wife, Dawn, of Little Rock; Gerry Bob Graves and wife, Martha, of Charleston, S.C.; Johnny Graves of Nashville; Kathy Taylor and husband, Charles, of Dillon, Colo.; Mike Graves and wife, Denise, of Nashville; Jennifer Grimes and Husband, J.B., of Nashville; and Steven Graves of Bismarck. Also, many treasured grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Drop-in viewing hours will be on Friday, September 25, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

A rosary will be recited Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. at Restland Memorial Park with Dr. David Blasé officiating.

Memorials may be made to: St. Martin’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1039, Nashville, AR 71852; or Howard Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 130 Medical Circle, Nashville, AR 71852.

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Recitation of the Rosary
September 26, 2020

9:00 AM
Latimer Funeral Home- Nashville
115 East Hempstead
Nashville, Howard 71852

Graveside Service
September 26, 2020

10:00 AM
Restland Memorial Park
1413 Mine Street
Nashville, AR 71852

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