Cornelia Ann Bush Graves, age 80 of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center-Nassau.
She was born on October 7, 1938 in Fernandina, FL to the late James M. and Emma C. (Cauthen) Bush.
She graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1956 and then attended Winthrop College in Rock Hill, SC, where she graduated in the class of 1959. She began her career in Education as an elementary school teacher in Nassau County.
Mrs. Graves was a longtime member of the Yulee United Methodist Church and was also a member of the Teacher’s Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority.
She leaves behind, her husband, Joseph L. Graves of Fernandina Beach, FL, her sons, J. Neil (Bebe) Graves of Huntsville, AL, Bobby (Pam) Graves of Fernandina Beach, FL, John (Tambi) Graves of Jacksonville, FL ., brother, Jimmy (Kay) Bush, six grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Yulee United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday evening at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
She will be laid to rest in Hughes Cemetery in Yulee, FL.
Memorials may be made in her memory to The Morocco Shrine Center, 3800 St. John’s Bluff Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32224