Nancy Jo (Moore) Graves

October 30, 1934 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 86)


Nancy Jo Moore Graves, age 86, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 at Life Care of La Center. Born to Joe S. and Vivian (Anderson) Moore on October 30, 1934, Nancy graduated from La Center High School in 1952. She was a dedicated member of La Center First Christian Church.

Nancy worked for Dr. Sydney G. Dyer in La Center from 1965 to 1981, and went to work for La Center First National Bank (now Regions) in 1984, retiring in 2007. She loved being around people while working “in town” but also spent some happy years helping her husband Bennie on their dairy farm. She enjoyed trips to Branson MO with friends and family both before and after her retirement.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Bennie Gene Graves; her parents, Joe S. and Vivian (Anderson) Moore; brothers, Stenston Moore and O.J. Moore; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Graves.

She is survived by sons Mike Graves (Cindy), of Murray, KY, and Greg Graves (Laura) of La Center; daughter Gwen Roddye (Mac), of Knoxville, TN; six grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and brother, Dick Moore, of La Center.

There will be no services for Mrs. Graves. Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center, KY is handling arrangements.

The family of Nancy Graves would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Life Care for their careful care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.

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No services to be held

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376 West KY Drive
LaCenter, KY 42056


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PO Box 7100, Paducah KY 42002-9961

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