Deborah Graves, 61, Sandusky, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Parkvue Healthcare Center after a brief illness.
She was born October 29, 1957, in Sandusky to the late June E. (Ferguson) Graves and Donald P. Graves, and graduated from Sandusky High School.
She was employed by Goodwill Industries.
Debbie loved to crochet, dance, singing, and having fun, she will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Most knew her as our “family calendar” always remembering everyone’s birthdays.
She is survived by her daughters, Charmaine Davis, Cleveland, OH, and Maria Graves , Sandusky, son, Darius, Sandusky; siblings, Michael Graves, Canal Winchester, OH, Larry (Ann Marie) Graves Lansing, MI, Donald (Charmaine) Graves, Stockbridge, GA, Donna (Dennis) Palmer, Crystal (Zachary) Randleman, Marian (Spencer) Hill, and Dionne (Sean) Amison all of Sandusky; Step siblings, Lisa Jones and Wavie Jones of Sandusky, and Charles (Tammy) Jones, and Theotis Jones, of Michigan; grandchildren, Delija Davis, De’ Tavion Davis, De’Maria Davis, Brandon Steward, Broderick Steward, and Saniyah Robinson; and a great-grandchild, Zaniyah Altini; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents; stepfather, Willie Jones; sister, June E. Cunningham; stepbrother, Thirkell Jones; aunt, Constance Ferguson; uncle, William Ferguson Jr.; maternal grandparents, Anne and William Ferguson Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Fulton and Clara Graves.
Friends may call on Friday, October 4, 2019, from 11 A.M. until time of funeral services at 1 P.M. in Porter Memorial C.M.E. Church, 1723 Third St., Sandusky. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting toftfuneralhome.com.