McGraw, Clyde Wiley (Summerville)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Clyde Wiley McGraw, 90, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. McGraw was born November 2, 1922 in Trion, Ga., the son of the late Clyde Walker McGraw and Lula Yeardy McGraw. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he earned the following ribbons and stars: The American Area, the Asiatic-Pacific with two bronze stars, the Philippine Liberation Campaign with one bronze star. He was also a trusted Shellback in the Ancient Order of the Deep and a member of the Domain of the Golden Dragon. In addition to his parents, Mr. McGraw was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth McGraw.

Survivors include his sons and daughter-in-law, Tony and Peggy McGraw, and Garner C. McGraw.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Falkner, Ms. Rev. Rickie Lockart will officiate.

Mr. McGraw will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Mason Funeral Home, Summerville, Ga., and from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church in Falkner, Ms. 


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