Dortha Louise Graves passed away quietly on Saturday morning, June 16, 2018 at her nursing home in Houston, Texas. Dortha was 96 years old and died of natural causes.
Dortha was born on June 25, 1921 to Thomas and Gladys Ludden. She was the oldest of 3 children and was the last child to pass away. She married Marcus W. Graves of Houston, Texas in 1942. They were married 61 years before Marcus passed away in 2003. Dortha is survived by her daughter Marquita A. Loehr and her grandson Mark E. Loehr.
Dortha was a faithful member of Fountain of Life Church of God and attended regularly until illness kept her home. Dortha’s memorial service will be held at Fountain of Life, 15010 Mueschke Rd., Cypress, Texas 77433 on Saturday morning, June 30th at 11:00 a.m. She will be buried at Houston National Veteran Cemetery with her husband Marcus at a later date.
The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, all expressions of love and appreciation should be donated to Fountain of Life in Dortha’s name.