Lula Graves, age 88, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 1:56 p.m. at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home. Ms. Graves’ wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Lula was born Jan. 30, 1932 to her late father, Johnny Coker and to her late mother, Lena Settle Coker. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Graves; and a son, Eddie Graves.

She is survived by her seven children, Linda Wade of Franklin, Debby Bell (James Anthony) of Nashville, Tennessee, Ann Adams (Greg) of Franklin, Ronnie Graves of Franklin, Donnie Graves of Franklin, Kenny Graves (Lisa) of Franklin, and Lisa Gregory of Franklin; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

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