The homegoing and funeral service for Bishop William H. Graves, Sr., the 42nd Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be held today (Monday, December 9, 2019,) at 11:00 AM CST at Greenwood CME Church located at 3311 Kimball Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee.
CMETv will livestream the service here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=548705935976339&id=151166758306635
Let us please keep Mrs. Donna Graves and family in our thoughts and prayers.
Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr.
Presiding Prelate, First Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Dear CME Family,
Bishop William H. Graves, the 42nd bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, died today, November 30, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Bishop Graves succumbed after a brief hospitalization of a few days, and just minutes after the burial of his friend, Bishop E. Lynn Brown.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
+Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick