Anna Belle Halsey McGraw, 84, of rural Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at First Christian Church in Marshall. Rev. Mike Brown officiated. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or Zoar Cemetery in Napton in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born May 31, 1921, in Sweet Springs, she was the daughter of the late A.D. Halsey and Laura Hall Halsey. On March 16, 1947, she married Charles S. McGraw, who survives of the home. She had lived in Saline County her entire life and was a retired bookkeeper from Rose and Buckner's. She was a member of First Christian Church, its New Century Sunday school class and Christian Women's Fellowship. Also, she had served as a deacon and on the church board.
Additional survivors include her children: Charla Ann Jones of Grain Valley, Laura Jane Kelly and husband Jerry of Marshall, John Paul McGraw and wife Ginger of Marshall, Daniel Whitney McGraw of Marshall and Michael Allen McGraw and wife Sandy of Blue Springs; two sisters, Imogene Laxson of Marshall and Betty Kennedy of Sedalia; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, James L. Halsey, William Halsey, Lester "Tince" Halsey, Paul Halsey and Kenneth D. Halsey, and a sister, Frances M. Pointer.
Additional information provided per family recompense.