WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. - Marcella Hooper Mays McGraw, age 91, of Dixon, KY, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Redbanks Nursing Home.

She was born in Henderson County on August 14, 1921, to James N. and Lillian Eakins Hooper. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and working out of doors. She was a member of Geneva Baptist Church. She also worked for a number of years at the Geneva Store, formerly Patterson's Grocery, and made many good friends during her time there.

In addition to her parents, Marcella was preceded in death by five siblings; her first husband of 40 years, Rolly M. Mays; one son, Bobby Mays, and a granddaughter, Sherry Amiet. Her late husband of 23 years, Estill "Pete" McGraw of Dixon, KY, died in 2012.

Survivors include: 1 Sister: Mary Hooper Henderson, KY; 2 Sons: Jerry Mays and wife Debby Sebree, KY, Clarence Mays and wife Mary Ann Goshen, KY; 1 Daughter: Sharon Mays Amiet and husband Don Henderson, KY; 1 Step-son: Rob McGraw and wife Dottie Clay, KY; 1 Step-daughter: Jo Ann McGraw Clay, KY; 7 Grandchildren: Bob Mays and wife Sandi of Corydon, KY, Tom Mays and wife Sheli of Lexington, KY, Jennifer Mays of Providence, KY, Wendy Mitchell of Clay, KY, Shane Mays and wife Tiffany of Hanson, KY, Todd Amiet and wife Amy of Pennington, NJ, John Amiet of Baltimore, MD; 2 Step-granddaughters: Morgan McGraw of Clay and Emily Vaughn of Fairhope, AL; 13 Great Grandchildren ; Nieces and Nephews.

Family and friends are invited to Marcella's Life Celebration from 3:00-8:00pm on Friday, and again at 9:00am on Saturday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday at the funeral home with Reverend Hollis Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmont Cemetery in Henderson, KY.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice, 2410 S. Green Street, Henderson, KY 42420 or Redbanks Activities Fund, 851 Kimsey Lane, Henderson, KY 42420.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14231

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4220

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4082

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3850

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3783

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19255

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15204

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 3850

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3105

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 1595

Bikers Ride to Support Teen with Brain Cancer

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 1386

Muhlenberg County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 957

Sounds of UK Talents Fill the Summer Air in…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 906

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 882

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 777

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 768

Contemporary Christian Artist Inspires Muhlenberg…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 26, 2015 684

Legislator's Log - Week of July 26, 2015

by SurfKY News