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Maribel Graves

September 2, 1922 - December 17, 2014

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Service

Monday, December 22, 2014 7:00 PM Church of Christ in Christian Union

Visitation

Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Maribel Graves, 92, of Urbana, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Randall Residence, Tipp City surrounded by her loving family.
She was born September 2, 1922 in Bowling Green, IN the daughter of Lloyd and Hazel (Cullen) Vicars. She married her best friend, Robert H. Graves, on April 8, 1939 in Covington, KY. She was a member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union and a former member of the Eastern Star. Maribel was owner of Shield’s Bootery in Urbana. She was known for her delicious potato soup, as well as her Chocolate Cream pies, Coconut Cream pies and divinity candy. Maribel was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved her family, her church, her community and served them all faithfully during her lifetime.
She is survived by her children, Robert (Melanie) Graves of Vandalia, Richard (Donna) Graves of Cable, Yvonne (Max) Woodruff of Urbana, Linda (Scott) Cosby of St. Paris; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Graves Martin, Kay Vicars, Nancy Vicars; brother-in-law, Donnie Brown; 15 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren.
Maribel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert H. Graves, daughter, Carolyn (Graves) Trout; sisters, Rose, Jeannie, Peg, Sue; brothers, Max, Ted, John, Bill and Bobby.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 pm on Sunday, December 21, 2014 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 7 pm on Monday, December 22, 2014 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastor David VanHoose, Pastor Carl Ogden and Pastor Mike Grable officiating. Entombment will be in Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1101 North Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078 or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Condolences

Debbie Bump - Dec 23, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Graves was a very sweet giving and beautiful woman. She will b greatly missed.

John Marshall - Dec 21, 2014

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of this great woman. Our prayers are with you. John and Chris Marshall.

John Marshall - Dec 21, 2014

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of this great woman. Our prayers are with you. John and Chris Marshall.

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