Alexander Statement on the Passing of Bishop Graves

Posted on December 1, 2019

MARYVILLE, Tenn., December 1, 2019 — United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the passing of Bishop William Graves:

“William Graves was one of our nation’s  most consequential religious and civic leaders. With his quiet, strong leadership, he made our lives better and made us proud to claim him as a native son. Over the years, Bishop Graves became a treasured friend of our family. We will miss him and offer to his family our great respect for his life of service.”