- 81 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 16, 1934
- Date of passing: Feb 1, 2015
|Let the memory of James be with us forever|
Mr. James "Jimmy" Graves of Lanett, AL expired February 1, 2015
at West GA Medical Center, LaGrange, GA.
Brother James “Jimmy” Graves
Saturday, February 7, 2015 1:00 PM EST
St. John Baptist Church
820 N. Cherry Drive
Lanett, Alabama 36863
Rev. Charles E. Trammell, Sr., Pastor, Eulogist
Rev. Walter L. Darden, Officiant
Rev. Billy H. Drakes, Sr.
Rev. J. D. Darden
Rev. Billy Drakes, Jr.
The remains will lie in state at the church on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 12:00(noon) until the funeral hour.
Cemetery: St. John Cemetery
M.W Lee Mortuary of West Point has charge of arrangements.
"I am just learning of uncle james passing.. I have found memories of uncle james an aunt hattie.He was always smiling an making others smile, an he will surely be missed."
"Please accept our condolences, just know that we are here for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out, especially during this difficult time."
"I will always remember how you would ring your brother Comer/my grandfather doorbell!! You were loving and funny!! Rest in peace Uncle Big James! Forever in my heart!"
"I always enjoyed being around you. You always knew how to put a smile on my face. I'll never forget you cutting my hair bald because I couldn't sit still... After that day I always made sure I did."
"How to tribute the happiest person I know...learn to be just as happy, funny and crazy as he. My uncle was a jokester. He loved to make people laugh, I mean all the time. Not only did he love laughing but he loved cooking. He did not mind showing you how he made something. As when he showed me how to make hog head cheese from boiling to end result, he never left. Everyone has a purpose. I believe his purpose was to make people happy. To make you laugh whole heartedly and appreciate life. Right now he's looking down with a smile and telling us, rejoice. I'm alright, now go be happy.
Love and miss you,
Your neice Carrie"
"No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. But take comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the arms of our Lord. Ive always known him as a strong protector he is an heavenly angel that watches over you. May you take comfort in knowing that you & your family have an angel to watch over you now & forever more...I will miss those delicious collard greens you used to make, but most of all, I will miss you!!!"
"May the peace of GOD be upon you family. His Grace is sufficient. Our prayers to you"
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