Ercy Mae Graves

10/2/2012

SYRACUSE — Ercy Mae Graves, 94, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her home in Syracuse.

SYRACUSE — Ercy Mae Graves, 94, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her home in Syracuse.

She was born July 11, 1918, in Shallow Water, to Jess and Maude Downer Vulgamore. She graduated from Holcomb High School in 1936.

On Nov. 23, 1949, she married Leland E. Graves in Syracuse. They made their home in Syracuse, and shortly after getting married, she began running the Sundown Motel, Gas Station and Grocery Store.

Her husband preceded her in death, as did her parents; four brothers, Cecil, Harold, Robert and Ross Vulgamore; and a sister, Edith Vulgamore.

Survivors include a son, Max Graves of Clay Center.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. MDT Thursday at Southern Baptist Church, Syracuse. Inurnment will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to fellersfh@yahoo.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to Syracuse Rotary or Hamilton County Museum may be sent in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.

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