Willie Dusty "Little Brother" Graves Sr.
Published 3:01 am Sunday, November 25, 2001
Mr. Willie Dusty "Little Brother" Graves Sr., 63, died Friday, November 16, 2001.
He was a native of Bay Minette and attended Douglasville School. He was a member of Trinity Chapel A. M. E. Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Ozie Lee W. Graves and Robert Lee Graves.
Mr. Graves is survived by his wife, Lucy Jane Mason Graves; six children, Willie E. Graves Jr., Mary Ann, Carla, Jeanetta and Gloria Ann, all of Bay Minette, and Kenny Benard and his wife, Shirley, of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Jeanette Nolen and her husband, Willie and Pearley Crooks of Bay Minette; four brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; and aunt, Ella Mae Graves of Foley; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; two friends, Ollie James of Stockton and Issiah Ponds of Bay Minette and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 24 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Chaple A. M. E. Church with the Rev. Edgar Jemishin officiating.
Burial was at Mutual Aid Cemetery in Bay MInette.
Pallbearers and flower bearers were nephews and friends.
Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.