Kathy Gaye Graham, 59, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
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She was born on Nov. 15, 1953, in Welch, W.Va., to the late Darlis and Sylvia (Dunn) Fisher.
Kathy grew up in Delaware and worked at both Ranco and PPG. On July 13, 1977, she married her second husband Michael and moved to Marysville. They also resided in the Zanesfield and Bellefontaine areas. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness and was active in their volunteer ministry.
Kind hearted and loving, she was gifted with children, a true "kid magnet." With her unique personality and "magic way" children of all ages were drawn to her, especially her grandchildren. Always fun loving, she was the "life of the party." She enjoyed her pets, arts and crafts, playing the guitar, singing, and had a passion for cooking and gardening. Kathy was the consummate host and entertainer at her best when surrounded by her family and friends.
Those left to cherish Kathy's memory include her husband of 36 years, Michael; a son, Joel (Marsha) Hammond of Delaware, three grandchildren: Austin, Shay and Dylan Hammond; three brothers: Mike of Pennsylvania, Don and Tony Fisher both of Delaware, and two sisters: Arlene Sunkle of Delaware and Becca (Tracey) Fisher of Kilbourne, and treasured pets: K-9 best buddy Meeka, and her feline friend Auggie.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m. and will take place at the Kingdom Hall, 700 State Route 54, Urbana, OH 43078, a gathering immediately following those services at facility nearby. Private inurnment services will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware. Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Graham family.
The welfare of animals was a cause close to Kathy's heart. Charitable contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Logan County, 2521 U.S. 68, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on July 17, 2013