5/27/14 —– James Raiford Seagraves

James Raiford Seagraves age 70 of Manchester, TN. passed away Friday, May 23, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center, Tullahoma, TN.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Providence Baptist Church in Roswell, Georgia with Bro. Pat Allison officiating.

Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 11:00 AM until time of service..

A native of Fulton County, Georgia he was the son of Charles Wright Seagraves, Jr. and Mary Virginia Williams Seagraves.

Mr. Seagraves served in the United States Navy as a barber. Following his service in the Navy, James owned and operated Seagraves Septic and Sewer for 30 years. After retirement he worked for NAPA delivering parts for 10 years. In 2007 James and his dear wife Mary moved to Manchester, TN to be closer to his family. He enjoyed working in his yard and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Wright Seagraves,Jr , his mother Mary Virginia Seagraves and one brother Charles W. Seagraves, III.

In addition to his devoted wife of 46 years Mary, he is survived by one son Brian Seagraves and wife Darby of Manchester, TN, two grandsons Walker Seagraves and Waylon Seagraves of Manchester, TN.; one sister Diane Parks and husband Jim of Dahlonega, Ga.; sister-in-law Sandra Seagraves of Symrna, GA.; niece Jenna Seward and husband Charles of Athens, GA.; nephews, Charles W. Seagraves IV “Chuck” of Symrna, Ga. ,Michael Seagraves of Symrna, GA. and Clay Parks of Altanta, GA.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.veteran --- Flag 2