A note from one of her dear friend; 11/28/06
LOYS GRAVES PETR PASSED AWAY THIS MORNING IN HER SLEEP AFTER A
LONG ILLNESS. "Nov, 27 2006." SHE LIVED IN VIRGINIA AND FUNERAL WILL BE
HELD ON FRIDAY SOMEWHERE NEAR THERE. IF THERE IS MORE INFO, I WILL
POST IT. LOYS WAS A MEMBER OF TEENOS AND WAS LOVED BY ALL OF US.
PAT DISNEY TEMPLETON
Published in The Washington Post on 11/29/2006. EASTERN HIGH 1953
Loys Petr (Graves) of Ashburn, VA, died after an extended illness on November 26,
2006, at her home surrounded by her family.
Loys' kindness, gentle spirit, courage, and devotion to family and friends touched all
who knew her.
Loys was the loving and devoted mother of Carol Greenough (Jim), Paul Petr (Rhonda),
and Ruth McDowell (John). Loving grandmother of Kellie McDowell and Logan Collier.
Beloved daughter of the late Percy and Thelma Graves.
Predeceased by brothers Jack, Bobby, and Gene Graves. Sister of Ruth Locke, Amy
Hendrix, Bill Graves (Barbara), Judy Coleman (Joe). Sister-in-law of Pauline and
Doris Graves, and the late Jim Hendrix and Buddy Locke. Also survived by her Aunt
Charlie (Norman) Levasseur, nieces, nephews, cousins, as well as wonderful friends
and fantastic neighbors.
Family and friends will be received 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, and 2 to 4
p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, November 30, at LOUDOUN FUNERAL CHAPELS,
158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, VA.
Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, December 1, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Loys' name to American Kidney Fund,
PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, for research, or to the American
Cancer Society, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852.