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Cathy L. Graves Jan. 21, 1956 - May 6, 2019


Cathy L. Graves, 63, Marion, ended her two-year battle with leukemia on Monday, May 6, 2019, at 2:14 p.m., with her two sons at her side. She was born in Dayton, Ohio, on January 21, 1956, to the late James P. and Josephine (Ashley) Adams.

Cathy worked in the food service industry throughout her life. She was a member of AMVETS and loved being outdoors, fishing, and doing arts and crafts. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her sons: Michael Graves, Marion; Rusty Graves, Marion; grandchildren, Gene Allen Graves and Michael Alan Graves; sisters: Jonell (Bernie) Tyree, West Milton, OH; Paula (Kevin) Pauley, Marion; and many nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Preceding her in death were her parents, James and Josephine Adams; son, David Alan “Little Red” Graves, Jr.; brother, James E. Adams; and husband, David A. “Red” Graves, Sr..

The family will receive visitors from 1 to 2 p.m. with Cathy’s funeral service beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Grant Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, 1606 W. 26th St., Marion, IN. Burial will follow at Grant Memorial Park.

Arrangements are entrusted to Integrity Funeral Care, 2901 S. Washington St., Marion, IN.

Online condolences may be made at www.ifccares.com.