Laura Jean Graves

Feb 7, 2013 Staff

Laura Jean Graves, 77, of Pavillion, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.

Cremation has taken place, and a private family service will be this summer in Browning, Mont.

Laura Jean Sollars was born Aug. 20, 1935, in Browning, Mont., the daughter of Glenn and Edna Mae (Walters) Sollars.

She spent her younger years in Browning, Mont., where she met her husband, Robert Harold Graves. They married in 1952 in Browning, Mont. They followed construction all over the Western states and Wyoming before settling in Camas, Wash., for several years.

In 1995 they moved back to Libby, Mont. In 2012 Mrs. Graves moved to Pavillion to be with her daughter.

Her family said she loved camping and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Ray Graves and Ricky Graves and his wife Sabrina, both of Libby, Mont..; daughters Bobbie Jean Davis and her husband Bob of Pavillion and Glenda Fuhrmann and her husband Dean of Camas, Wash.; brothers Dick Sollars and Don Sollars; sisters Ada Burd, Lita (Cecil) Moon and Alice (Perry) Harris; 14 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert; son Tony Arnold; and companion Red Hall.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at

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