Willie Fae Graves
May 26, 1924  -  November 7, 2018

Willie Fae Graves

MintonChatwell Funeral Directors
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX  79007
Sunday, November 11, 2018
3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
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Funeral Service
First Southern Baptist Church
520 Overland tr.
Fritch, TX  79036
Monday, November 12, 2018
11:00 a.m.
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Westlawn Memorial ParkH
8745 Hwy 136 - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX  79007
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Willie Fae Graves, 94, died November 7, 2018 in Borger. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch with Jack Knight of Amarillo officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Fae was born May 26, 1924 in Haskell, TX to Nathan Fae Foster and Cynthia Ann Lees Foster. She received her Master's Degree and became teacher. She moved to Borger in 1950 where she taught for many years in the Borger Independent School District. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and loved to Quilt, Sew, Read, Cook, Camp and to Organize.

Fae was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Chester Charles Graves, two brothers Tom and James Foster, two grandsons Patrick Westbrook and Charles Robert Hammer and her great granddaughter Macklin Graves.

She is survived by her three sons Van Graves and his wife Judy of Fritch, Mark Graves and his wife Susie of Stinnett and Glenn Graves and his wife Cindy of Big Spring and her daughter Ann Weissenborn and her husband Henry of Madison, Mississippi, Nine Grandchildren and Twenty-five Great Grandchildren.

The Family will meet at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday to receive friends at the visitation.


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  1. cheryl chapman
    Panhandle, TX

    I enjoyed being one of her students God bless!

  2. Dan Graves
    Katy, TX

    So sorry to hearing of the passing of your Mother. The hole will never be filled. May God continue to provide guidance in your adjusting to her passing.

  3. Tom Ronayne
    Sweeny, TX

    Glenn, sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I hope her long life gave her grandchildren and great grandchildren the blessing of knowing her. Prayers and best wishes for you and your family.

  4. Colin Locke
    Stinnett, TX

    Deepest sympathies to the Graves family. Pray that comfort from precious memories sustain you during this time of sorrow and loss.

  5. Susan Pannell
    Troup, TX

    Prayers for peace and comfort for all.

  6. Annette Wilson
    Amarillo,, TX

    I am so sorry to hear about Fae's passing. I know she will be missed until you see her again. Until then I hope the memories in this life will comfort you. Someone so special and loved can never be forgotten. Fae will live on in your hearts and minds always. May God strengthen and comfort you at this sad time and give you courage as you go on in life without her.

    With our Deepest Love and Sympathy,
    Annette Wilson and family.

  7. Beverly Campbell
    San Antonio, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss. Fae was a kind and compassionate woman who loved the Lord and showed that love to all she came in contact with. Prayers of comfort for her family.

  8. Wilma Hooks Reynolds
    Borger, TX

    Praying for comfort for her loved ones. Mrs. Graves was one of my teachers growing up. A very sweet lady.

  9. Dick and Ann Morris
    Stinnett, TX

    To Mark and Susie and families. Precious in the sight of our Lord is the homecoming of one His saints (Ps. 116:15) Praying peace and comfort...with love, Dick and Ann Morris

  10. Virginia McCalla
    , TX

    Judy...you always had such nice things to say about your mother in law. I know you will miss her. Prayers for the whole family.

  11. Johnny and Darlene Davis
    Borger, TX

    Van, Judy, and family. I am sorry to see Fae leave us. She is a sweet one. So grateful she is with our Father and Savior King. What rejoicing is in Heaven today! You are all in our prayers as you go through these days without her. Sending our love.

  12. David Leon White
    Canyon, TX

    Ann, Van, Mark, Glenn- I am so very sorry to read about you morher's passing. Not much I can say to ease the sorrow, but sending prayers of comfort and peace your way. Take care.

  13. Cathy Penfold Hunt
    Borger, TX

    Mark & Susie and family,

    I am so sorry. Prayers of comfort, strength and peace for each of you.

  14. Ellen Bones Hubbard
    Borger, TX

    What a wonderful teacher she was!! She was surely one of my favorites...….. Love to Glenn and the Graves family....what a great teacher and person.

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