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Donald Graves

February 2, 1952 — March 8, 2024

Carson, MS

Memorial services for Mr. Donald O. Graves will be conducted at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Hickman officiating.  Private inurnment will be in New Chapel Cemetery at a later date.   Mr. Graves, age 72, passed away early Friday morning, March 8, 2024, at his residence in Carson.  Saulters Moore Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

The family will receive friends Tuesday morning, one hour prior to the memorial service, beginning at 9:00 AM.

Donald O. Graves was born on February 2, 1952 in Covington County, Mississippi to Obin Lafayette and Allie Morea Graves.  Mr. Graves was a Sander Operator with Georgia Pacific, retiring after 40 years of dedicated service.  He was also an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.  His family relates that he especially liked to fish in the brackish waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  It was during these outings that he, along with 3 of his cousins, made me happy memories.  Mr. Graves also loved his family very much and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.  He was of the Pentecostal faith.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Criddle.

His memory will forever be cherished by his wife of 55 years, Karen Gatwood Graves of Carson; 4 sons, Garen (Connie) Graves of Bon Aqua, TN, Nicko Graves of  Carson,  Aaron (Adaira) Graves and Caleb (Whitney) Graves, both of Prentiss; 3 sisters, Barbara Blackwell, Joyce Blackwell, both of Taylorsville and Evelyn Lyons of Florida.  Mr. Graves also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

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