Margaret “Jean” McGraw, 82, of South Webster passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 at SOMC Hospice. Born July 5, 1937 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Cirmiles Hall and Grace Ethel Arthur Melvin, she was a former employee of Goodyear Tire & Rubber in Jackson, had worked at Heartland of Jackson, and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Floyd McGraw; four daughters, Sue (Raymond) Wheeler, Deborah (Troy) Huff, Brenda (Kyle) Knore, Elizabeth (Gary) Neff; a daughter-in-law, Rebecca Benner; nine grandchildren, Kristy Tackett, Carl Wesley McGraw, Jr., Amy Hickman, Kasey Knore, Margaret Ann McGraw, Alisha Cronin, Travis Huff, Taylor Huff, Morgan Neff, and seven great grandchildren, Mariah Davis, Brea Tackett, Jaylen Hickman, CJ Cronin, Braxton Hickman, Oliver McGraw, Piper Cronin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Carl Wesley McGraw; five brothers, Samuel Melvin, Daniel Melvin, William S. Melvin, Albert Melvin, Jack B. Melvin; three sisters, Sue Kallner, Virginia Lockwood, Mary Bennett, and a nephew, Raymond Turvey.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Pastor Dennis Bell officiating. Burial will be at South Webster Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.
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