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Obituary: Helen Graves

Helen Graves

Helen Graves

Helen Reid Carrara Graves, 86, of Kingman, was the dearest mother of Craig Graves of Mesa, Kitty Graves Cirulli and Lou of Buffalo, N.Y., Bryan and Barbara Graves of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Katie Graves-Kubes and Larry of Indianapolis; grandmother of Louis, John, Anthony and Eriketa Cirulli, and Megan Graves; and great-grandmother to Kayla Marie and Charlie Avery Cirulli.

She brought the "Pink Ladies" to Mohave General Hospital, Kingman Cancer Care Unit/Carousel Boutique. She was a recipient of an Andy Devine Award, Grand Marshal, and Relay Runner of the '96 Olympic Torch. For the last 40 years, she ran the downtown post office and embraced her customers as family, always giving a helping hand to all who knew her.

Please join our family to celebrate our mother's life from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. This celebration of life will take place at the Old Elks Downtown. Please bring your best potluck and your favorite tale to tell.

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