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Karen Elizabeth Graham March 22, 1961 - December 24, 2022

Karen “MawMaw” Elizabeth Graham, 61, of Piedmont SC, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2022, at her residence.

Born on March 22, 1961, in Pickens SC, she was the daughter of the late Betty Wimpey Owens and the wife for over 40 years to the late Lindsey Graham.

MawMaw was a loving and caring person. She adored her children, grandchildren, her family and loved her children’s friends as her own: Lisa Williams, Ada Colbert and Amber Rector.

She is survived by her children: Billy Joe Graham and Crystal Lachen; grandchildren: Lindsey Parnell, Nathan Parnell, Dalton Lachen, Adam Lachen, Tabatha Graham, Hayley Graham, Billy Graham and Ethan Graham, and her sister: Christine Harris.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is predeceased by her daughter: Tammy Parnell; son: Lindsey Graham; brothers: David and Timothy Owens; sisters: Marie Fields and Linda Bayliss.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


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    Ada Mae Colbert says

    Words could never express how much I loved you and still do. You have always been such a blessing to me, my boys and my mama! I’m so glad I got to tell you how much I loved you before your went to meet Jesus! This life will never be the same without you but this is not a goodbye it’s an I’ll see you later. I’ll love you forever to infinity and beyond mama Karen!

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    Amanda Thomas says

    Our thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time.
    Sending our deepest condolences,

    The Gentiva Hospice Team (Kindred)

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