Myrtle Evelyn Graves

December 28, 1926June 4, 2019

Following a long illness, Myrt departed this life to meet her Savior and loved ones. She represented a life well lived, full of laughter, friends and loving family. Myrtle Evelyn Robertson Graves, 92, passed away June 4, 2019 in Terrell, Texas. She was born on December 28, 1926 in Dallas, Texas to Ridgell and Zelma Robertson. Myrt was raised in Dallas, Texas and attended and graduated from Krozier Tech High School in 1943.

She was an Insurance Adjuster and worked in Retail Sales for more than ten years. In her spare time, Myrt enjoyed yard work, ceramics, shopping and blingy things. Her family and friends will always remember her as a well dressed, classy lady who loved and adored her children, grandchildren and later on her great-grandchildren.

Myrt is preceded in death by her husband, L.C. Graves; parents, Ridgell and Zelma Robertson; sister, Mozelle Robertson Bentley and husband, Paul Lester and great-grandson, Alec Martinez. She is survived by her sons, Gary Graves and wife, Lynda and Rev. Terry Graves and wife, Jeannie; grandchildren, Jennifer Crain and husband, Luke, Shellye Thompson and husband, Tommy, Melissa Carrole, Joshua Graves, Lyndsey Fulton and husband, Josh and Leslie Edwards and husband, Levi and great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Landon, Alyssa, Emma, Aiden, Macie, Lily, Hudson, Gunnar, Kinsley, Kami, Jaxson, Addyson, Emerson, Titus and Silas.

A Celeberation of Life Service will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:00am at Kaufman County Christian Center, 200 4th St, Kaufman, TX 75142.


  • Celebration of Life Thursday, June 6, 2019


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Terry Martin Spearman

June 6, 2019

Being a classmate of her son brings back memories of a sweet sweet lady with a precious face and a sweet sweet smile. Her family, her children, and her grandchildren are testament to her faith ,her genteel spirit, and her wonderful enjoyment and. thanksgiving in life.

Donna Walker

June 6, 2019

Myrt will always be in our hearts. She was indeed the classiest, most generous and loving woman of God. She loved her family.