Alice K. Graves, loving wife and mother, died at home with her family on the morning of Monday, September 23rd, 2019. She was 86 years old. She taught school and raised a family in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee before moving to Seymour, Tennessee in 2002 to live with her daughter.
An independent spirit, she enjoyed sports, westerns, and watching the hummingbirds feed on her front porch. Alice was a founding congregant of the Seymour Church of Christ, and cherished the many Sundays spent in fellowship there.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oddie L. Graves, Jr.; parents, John and Nora Tomlinson; and sister, Johnnie Louise Tomlinson.
Alice is survived by her children, Mike Graves (Bettye), Oddie L. Graves III (Kim), Johnny Graves (Vikki), and Sandy Puckett (Dwight); grandchildren, Guy Graves, Mitzi Fly, Dustin Graves, Patty Graves, Clint Graves, Johnna Graves, Jessica Graves, Randall Puckett Corey Puckett; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A special thank you to granddaughter, Mitzi Fly and grandsons, Randall and Corey Puckett; Thelma Graves, her “sister” by marriage, as well as to the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
In lieu flowers, memorial donations may be made to Seymour Church Of Christ (269 Business Park Ln, Seymour, TN 37865).
The family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour. Graveside Service and Interment, 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens in Mt Juliet, Tennessee.
Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865. (577-2807). Alice’s online guestbook is available at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.