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Ann Graef

June 18, 1944 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 77)


Mrs. Ann Bunton Graef, 77, of Varnville, passed away Tuesday evening, June 29, 2021 at The Regional Medical Center.  She was the widow of Mr. Leo Graef who passed away July 12, 2008 and Mr. John Ingham who passed away May 19, 2021.


Born June 18, 1944 in Walterboro, she was a daughter of the late Robert Lee Bunton and Helen Robertson Simmons.  She was a retired coordinator for Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC).  She attended Open Arms Fellowship.  Mrs. Ann loved her family dearly.  She was always present and would be anywhere that her family needed her to be.  She taught her family to be strong and leaves a legacy of love and dedication that everyone admired.


Surviving are: her daughters, Tammy Kinard and her husband Clay, and Kimberly Rickenbaker; grandchildren, Matthew and Heather Kinard, Kelsey and Thomas Richardson, Zachary Rickenbaker and Aniston Rickenbaker; great granddaughter, Nora Jane; sisters, Trish and Terry Bradshaw and Carol and Timmy Graef; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Avant.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Kinard Adoption Fund, care of Tammy Kinard, 366 Carolina Oaks Road, Varnville, South Carolina 29944.


A Celebration of Life will be held 7 o’clock, Friday evening, July 2, 2021 at Open Arms Fellowship, 402 Hoover Street North, Hampton.


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Celebration of Life
July 2, 2021

7:00 PM
Open Arms Fellowship
402 Hoover Street
Hampton, SC 29924

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