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Penny M. Graves

Penny M. Graves, 48, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in Houston, Texas.

Penny was born in Port Arthur, Texas on June 4, 1971 to Ronald L. Graves and Linda Sappington Graves.

Penny was a travel R.N. and had a B.S. in Nursing from Baylor University.

She started her career at Texas Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

Penny was a person of great faith and had an amazing commitment to Christ.

She was a member of Procter Baptist Church in Port Arthur, Texas where she enjoyed singing in the church choir.

If you knew Penny, you know she was not a person that enjoyed sitting still. She was very active, independent and adventurous.

She loved sports, traveling and doing things such as zip-lining, sky-diving and white-water rafting and running full 26-mile marathons.

Penny was also very caring and compassionate. She enjoyed being a missionary where she shared her love for Christ.

Those left to cherish Penny’s memory are her mother, Linda Sue Graves of Nederland; her sister, Laura Miller and her husband, Robert of Nederland; her brother, Gary Graves and his wife, Ana of Kissimmee St. Cloud, Florida; her niece, Stephanie Graves; her nephews, Ryan Miller and Cristian Jaramillo; her aunt, Patricia Graves and many close friends.

She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Penny is preceded in death by her father, Ronald L. Graves.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Procter Baptist Church in Port Arthur on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Procter Baptist Church on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Rick Erwin, officiant.

Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County Cemetery in Nederland.