Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 21, 2013

Marylina McGraw

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Marylina McGraw, 81, of Corsicana, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

She was born July 28, 1932, in Corsicana, to E. D. "Ditt" McCormick and Beatrice Robinson McCormick. She was a member of the Frost United Methodist Church. She was a very creative lady. She loved motorcycles and was very active in all her children’s’ activities, including 4H, Cub Scouts, Den Mother and Camp Fire Girl Leader. She was a graduate of Okinawa High School in 1949 and was also "Miss Okinawa" in 1949.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Bob McGraw; and sister, Drue Ruja.

Survivors include her children, Claire Hoving and husband Rex, James McGraw and wife Pam, Caroline McGraw-Jupe and husband Kevin, and Jonathan McGraw; three sisters, Virginia Brackett, Adelaide Hall and Melissa O'Neal; two grandchildren, Bo McGraw and wife Amanda, and Tucker McGraw; one great grandchild, Blakeley McGraw; and special friend, Walter McClure.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Frost United Methodist Church.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Frost United Methodist Church with Leah Hidde-Gregory officiating. Interment will follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Rex Hoving, Kevin Jupe, Bo McGraw and Walter McClure.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Marylina McGraw obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.