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Cindy (Kern) Graham

June 21, 1951 ~ September 30, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Cindy Graham Obituary





Cindy Graham, 72, of Hixson, Tennessee was called home on Saturday, September 30, 2023.  On June 21, 1951, Cindy was born to the late Herbert Kern and Ilse Holbig Kern.  She worked for Johnson’s Mental Health Center as the Manager of that facility.  Cindy loved artwork, helping elderly people, flowers, roses and working in her gardens.  She enjoyed riding motorcycles, sewing, cooking, baking and was a big Marion County football fan.


Cindy is preceded in death by her father, Herbert Kern; mother, Ilse Holbig Kern; brothers-in-law, Benny Graham, Ricky Graham and sister-in-law, Barbara Ann Lewis.


Left to cherish her memories are her sons, Cheyney (Jennifer) Graham, Jason (Tracie) Graham; brother, Rudi (Ella) Kern; sisters-in-law, Nancy Scott, Judy Warren; grandchildren, Dastyn Graham, Paxton Graham, Dalyn Graham, Noah Calhoon, Emmaleigh Calhoon, Kelsi Walker, Skyler Dockum; Aunt and Uncle Helga and Udo; nephew, Sebastian Kern; special friends Derek Holloway, Bonnie Gatlin, many other family members and special friends.


Visitation is Tuesday, October 3, 2023, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm CST at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee.


A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at 8:00 pm CST in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee with Pastor Lavonne Powell officiating.


Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tennessee 37347, 423-942-9500.


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October 3, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Memorial Service
October 3, 2023

8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347


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