Martha Sims New Graves, 77, of Huntsville, TX, died Friday, June 3, 2011.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, fromin . A will be at 2:30 Wednesday at Hazlehurst Cemetery. Laughlin Service Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Mrs. Graves was a life long member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and The Colonial Dames. She was an avid gardener and artist, as well as a loving
mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Graves was preceded in death by her husband, Hardy Wilson Graves; mother, Pauline Sims Hammett; father, Edward New; and step-father, Max Erwin Hammett.
Survivors include daughters, Meg Graves Weaver and husband, Wade Harrison, of Huntsville; Polly Graves Lucas and husband, Matthew Christopher, of Dallas, Texas; and Carolyn Graves Kocurek and husband, Christopher Noel, of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Christopher Beck Lucas and Lela Margaret Lucas, both of Dallas, Texas; and Cameron Hardy Kocurek and Kathleen Sims Finan, both of Austin, Texas; best friend of 70 years, Patricia Millirons, of Huntsville.
Memorials may be made to Memphis, Tennessee.in