After visiting Hawaii, she was known as “Kahuna” after learning the Hula wearing two coconuts and a grass skirt.
Cindy is survived by her husband, Kenneth H. Gravitt of Calhoun; daughters, Dena Shortt and her husband Bill of Bakersville, California, Debbie Cooley and her husband Clint of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Saundra Milam of Calhoun, Linda Ollis and her husband Gary of Calhoun; granddaughters, Deanna Dickerson and Connie Polm of Bakersfield, Apryl Milam of Cumming, Rachel and Amy Taylor of Seattle; grandsons, Steve Clifton, Eric Clifton and Joshua Ollis all of Calhoun, Alan Pierce and Timothy Pierce of Ill., Ben and Daniel Milam of Rome, Kevin, Joshua and Mike Milam of Bakersville; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins of Charleston, Ark.
She is also survived by a daughter in law, Teresa Milam of Rome; a sister in law, Jane Fowler of Calhoun; step-children, Betty LaGume of Roswell, Michael Lipscomb; Dewey Gravitt of Resaca, Kevin Gravitt of Resaca, and Melissa Guinterro of Resaca; special friends, Wilma Sexton, Linda Robinson, Mary Lou Hilley, and Jean Goble.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, July 23 at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Brother Ray Robinson and Reverend Norris Sexton officiating. Burial was in Chandler Cemetery. Musicians were Peggy Serritt, Eleanor Silvers, and Keith Thomas. Active pallbearers were Jeremy Potter, Randy Rilling, Tony Gentry, Dathan McDaniel, Keith Thomas, and William Serritt. Honorary pallbearers were Gary and Lance Ollis, Kenny Fowler, Travis Cordell, Ben and Daniel Milam.
The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday July 22, 2012 from 2-5 p.m.
Thomas Funeral Home had charge of arrangements for the services.