Ida (Washington) Graves

Born: Tue., May 5, 1959
Died: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Dec. 05, 2014
Location: New Vision COGIC


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Sister Ida Washington-Graves, 55, of Camden, SC entered into eternal rest on November 29, 2014 at her home. Born on May 5, 1959 in Camden, SC, she was the oldest daughter of the late Julius and Ethel Mae Washington. Ida attended Kershaw County Public Schools.  

Ida worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Columbia for 15 years. Then she worked several years as a Teacher Aide at Jackson School. Ida enjoyed singing and worshiping God. Above all else she loved and enjoyed spending time with her sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. Ida had a fond place in the hearts of everyone she met. Her personality was always welcoming and loving to those she engaged with.

Ida was an active member and Honorary Mother at New Vision Sanctuary Church of God in Christ until her passing. She truly enjoyed ministering to others and leading Sunday morning praise and worship.

Ida was preceded in death by her parents, the late Julius and Ethel Mae Washington; her son the late Christopher Washington; her brother the late Daniel Washington; her sisters-in-law the late Sherrie Washington and the late Stella Washington.

She is survived by one brother, Tony Washington; three sisters, Mary (Lloyd) Grecia, Rebecca (Sam) James, Sabrina (Marcus) Bennett; special brothers, James (Sarah) Robinson and John (Celia) Robinson; five nieces; eight nephews; four great-nephews and six great-nieces ; three aunts; one special aunt and a host of cousins and friends left to cherish her. 

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CFH Staff
   Posted Sat November 29, 2014
The staff of Cooke Funeral Home extends our deepest sympathy to your family.

Mary Belton & Raymond Richardson & Family
   Posted Mon December 01, 2014
To the family of Ida Washington Graves, We are deeply sorry for their lost, I have lost my friend who I will share the times that we had together, laughing and go out to eat. We will keep you'll in our prayer. I pray that she knew just how much I cared about her. May these words also comforted the family doing the time of bereavement. God Bless you'll

Sylvia Springs
   Posted Tue December 02, 2014
To the family of Mrs. Ida Washington Graves, with deepest for your loss. I pray that God will grant each of you comfort during this time and in the days to come, as only He can do. Mrs. Ida has no more pain and no more suffering and I believe she is with her God. So be of good courage family, God is I n control of everything now and forever. Blessings to each of you...

Larry J. Williams
   Posted Tue December 02, 2014
Oh I am so sorry to hear about Ida but we all know God knows best. I will truly miss her. Embrace with love the spirit and soul of your wonderful Gift from God and the acknowledgement and recognition of Ida's completed assignment - job well done!

Sirdearis Scott-Johnson
   Posted Tue December 02, 2014
To my extended family of Ida Washington Graves. Earth has no Sorrow that Heaven Can Not Heal. It is with a heavy heart that I must say goodbye for now until we meet again to my Beautiful and Loving Friend. I know that she is resting in the arms of our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ. I pray that you all as her family will continue her legency and Walk in the Light that she walked in everyday. Love To You All! Your Friend, Sister & Aunt.

Mae F. and Rosa Stradford
   Posted Tue December 02, 2014
To the Washington, Graves and Robinson Family, you all have our deepest sympathy on your loss of Ida. She was truly a beautiful person. Our prayers are with you all.

Liska Harris
   Posted Wed December 03, 2014
God is with you and your family. His promise of enteral life is a comfort to you in the loss of Sister Ida, who is so dear to you. I give you my deepest sympathy and prayers always. Love You and God Bless.

Ms.Julia Poole
   Posted Wed December 03, 2014
To my extended sisters and family,
You all have my heart. I love you all and I will truly miss my Dearest Ida .
Always, with Love to you all.

Edith Vera Fisher
   Posted Wed December 03, 2014
To the family of Ida Washington Graves - During this difficult time, may the comfort of God's loving arms carry you through and bring you peace. I am so sorry to hear about your loss.

Edith Fisher
   Posted Wed December 03, 2014

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Edith Vera Fisher.

Deepest sympathy on your loss.


Cathy Bennett
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
To my extended family...My heart is broken...I am so thankful for the precious times we spent together with Ida until her passing. She is now in the arms of our Lord & Savior and I know she is alright. We must remain close as family because we know that is what Ida would want. I love you all and I pray that you find peace and comfort in knowing that she is no longer suffering. Blessings to all!

True Saints Church of God in Christ
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
We LOVE you

The True Saints Family
Elder William Rogers, Pastor
Evangelist Dianne Rogers. 1st Lady

Bertha Darden
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Connie, Barbara Jean, Nell, Little Cat, Lynn, Lee, Diane and Patty.

We are thinking about you all during this hard time. Ida will be greatly missed. We wish we could all be there but will remember the good times we had with her. Love Connie, Barbara Jean, Nell, Little Cat, Lynn, Lee, Diane and Patty


Vanessa Belton & family
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
To my extended sisters and family, our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you all. It is so hard to believe that we have lost someone so dear to us but we must cherish the wonderful memories that we have with her. We all will truly miss her but look forward to the time when we can see her again.
Luv You All!!!

Dr. and Mrs. Jeffery Long (Karen)
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
We are keeping each of you in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

dorothy monroe
   Posted Fri December 05, 2014
To the family of Ida Graves, May the God of all comfort bless and see you through this time of sorrow, praying for you.


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