Gloria S. Graves
Gloria S. Graves
  • January 26, 1946 - June 11, 2016
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Gloria "Sue" Graves, 70 of the Cotton Mill, Rock Island, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at UnityPoint Health Trinity, Rock Island.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at The Runge Mortuary, 838 E. Kimberly Rd., Davenport. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday at the mortuary. Interment will follow at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.

Gloria "Sue" was born on January 26, 1946 in Smithshire, IL, daughter of Dwight and Sarah (Rosenbalm) Estes. She married Carl M. Graves on October 5, 1962. He preceded her in death on August 9, 2000.

Sue owned and operated C&S Ceramics and Creative Clothing & Embroiodery, and also did alterations out of her home for many years. She was a member of New Hope Fellowship, Moline. In her free time, Sue enjoyed crocheting, reading, word searches, and spending time with her family.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Curtis (Evelyn) Graves, Davenport, IA, Missy (Merle) Cooksey, Rock Island, and Tracy (Jenn) Graves, Wilton, IA; brothers, Richard Estes, California, and Larry Estes, Stronghurst, IL; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.

Sue was preceded in death by her husband Carl, her parents, an infant daughter and an infant grandson.

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