Graper Counce (2-17-20) service 2-20-20

Graper Warren Counce, 91, of Germantown, Tennessee, departed this life on Monday, Feb. 17.
He was born in Counce on Aug. 31, 1928.
He was a graduate of Shiloh High School, William R. Moore School of Technology and Memphis State University. He was an electric substation operator for Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, a teacher at Treadwell High School and an administrator in the Memphis City Schools. He retired from Memphis City Schools.
Mr. Counce enjoyed yardwork and gardening at his home of 43 years in Germantown.
He is survived by his son, Russ, daughter-in-law, Lynn and granddaughter, Bethany of Germantown.
The family did receive relatives and friends on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Avenue in Memphis.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Germantown Baptist Church or The Mid-South ALS Association, Tennessee Chapter, P.O. Box 40244, Nashville, Tenn. 37204.