Anita C. Graves, 82, passed away December 1, 2012, at home. She was born May 30, 1930, in Carot Anda Pangasinan, Philippines. Anita was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
Anita had many interests - bowling, bingo, card playing, and sports. She was active in bowling leagues and coached for junior and high school bowling in Medford for 47 years. Rogue Valley MSBC association inducted Anita Graves into the Bowler Hall of Fame in Medford in 1998. She was married to Tommy Graves (deceased) for 55 years.
Anita is survived by her children, Leyne (Teresita) Chan, Mary (Ken) Wilson, Gloria (Gary) Harper, Vera (Mike) Sailors, and Jeff (Cheryl) Graves; sisters, Amorcita and Evalgin; brothers, Uolo and Caeambeyan. She had 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Maria and Pablo Chan; husband, Tommy; and son, Tommy Gene; sister, NeNita; borthers, Elmo, Renato and Antonio. Anita will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
There will be a viewing December 6, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Conger-Morris Medford. Graveside services will be held Friday, December 7, 2012, 2:30 p.m. at Memory Gardens on Arnold Lane in Medford.