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OBITUARIES June 26, 2016

6/12/2013 12:44:00 PM
Romona Marie Graggs, 68

Romona Marie Graggs the mother of 8 children

Romona Marie Graggs, 68, of Greensburg died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Our Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Funeral services were Wednesday at Greensburg's Apostolic Truth Tabernacle. Rev. Jeff Sangl presided. Burial followed in Milford Cemetery. Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home in Shelbyville was entrusted with the arrangements.

A previous resident of Florida, Romona had lived in the Greensburg area since 1996. She had worked as a cashier at Walmart for ten years before retiring in 2008. Mrs. Graggs enjoyed fishing, being involved in church and church activities, witnessing to others and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of Greensburg's Apostolic Truth Tabernacle.

Born March 29, 1945 in Shelbville, Mrs. Graggs was the daughter of Nelson "Doc" and Geneva (Noyes) Shanks. She married James Graggs June 19, 2008, and he survives.

Other survivors include seven children, Anna (Billy) Gearhart of Milford, Valarie Horan of Texas, Betty (Jeff) Sturgill and Johnny Smith, both of Tennessee, Katherine Smith of Brownstown and Troy and Brenda Kennedy, both of Florida; five siblings, Cathy Morrow of North Vernon, Rose Shanks of Florida, and Robert and Earl Shanks and Ruby (Robert) Baker, all of Alabama; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands John Robert Smith who died in 1990 and James William Kennedy who died in 2004; a daughter Rhonda Smith, and four siblings: Jim and Sonny Shanks, Carolyn Oliphant and Roberta Powers.

Donations to Romona M. Graggs Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.

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