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Official Obituary of

Jackie James Gunn Graves

August 6, 1965 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Jackie Graves Obituary

Jackie Gunn Graves, born August 6, 1965, in Gadsden, Alabama, passed away on March 24, 2024, surrounded by his loved ones. He was a remarkable, compassionate, and thoughtful man, whose presence was a beacon of strength and kindness in the community. Jackie was a man of extraordinary talents, and his willingness to extend a helping hand touched the lives of many. Whether it was fixing a broken fence, lending an empathetic ear, or simply offering a warm smile, Jackie was someone people could always rely on.

Growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee, Jackie forged deep connections with his family and community. His roots ran deep, and his impact was felt far and wide. He was the pillar of support for his loved ones and the go-to person in times of need. As the sole caretaker for his mother, Jackie exemplified dedication and selflessness in his role as a son. His commitment to family was unwavering, and his love knew no bounds.

Jackie leaves behind a legacy of love, compassion, and service that will be cherished by all who knew him. While his passing has left a profound void in the hearts of many, his memory will continue to inspire and uplift us. He is survived by his beloved son Devon Graves, and numerous other relatives and friends who mourn his loss deeply.


Family we would like to have recognized. 

Mother: Geronica Gunn Graves

Sisters: Lela Graves, Carolyn Mack, Emmetterress Peeples Ruffin, Regina

Nieces & Nephews: Antwoina Mack, Talandria Graves, Antonio Mack, Ariel Graves and Jada Lattimore, Christina Ruffin, Katrina Ruffin, Lourida Ruffin and Terrence Peeples, Chenetha (Jackie) Wright and Joycelyn (Von) Ray 

Aunts: Bertha Tate, Bobbie Grady, Sylvia Simpson(deceased), Mary Alice Ash, Precious Ash

Uncles: Wilson Gunn, Rogers Gunn, Robert Ash, Rex Ash

Best Friend: Clinton Brown 

 May he rest in peace, knowing that his kindness and generosity live on in the hearts of those he touched.

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Receiving Friends
April 12, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trinity Seventh Day Adventist Church
222 Kirkwood Ave
Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service
April 12, 2024

12:00 PM
Trinity Seventh Day Adventist Church
222 Kirkwood Ave
Knoxville, TN 37914


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