American, Obituaries 2004
Ector County, Texas
by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas May 29 2004
Information used by permission of the
Odessa American Newspaper
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ODESSA — Mildred T. Graves, 90, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2004, at the Hospice House Facility in Odessa, Texas. Mrs. Graves lived in Odessa and was previously from Farmington, N.M.
She was born January 13, 1914, in Vivian, La., to father, Walter T. Turner, and mother, Madge Taylor Turner. Mildred was a homemaker. She loved life and enjoyed many activities including cooking and gardening. She lived an extraordinary life full of vigor. She loved her family and greatly enjoyed their company.
She is survived by: her son, Billy E. Rhea; sister, Billie J. Stewart; granddaughter, Betty Rhea; and grandson, Mike Rhea, all from Odessa, TX,; grandson, Frank Rhea of Houston, TX.; and granddaughter, Dawn Marie Rhea of New Orleans, LA.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family would like to express their most sincere thanks and appreciation to Mildred’s caregivers.
Graveside funeral services will be held today, May 29, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Odessa with the Rev. Gayle Wilson officiating.