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Cecillee “Cee Cee” Graves, 82, of Enumclaw, passed away February 17, 2019 in Tacoma, WA. A lifelong Washington resident, she was born in Seattle to Phillip and Nellie (Burger) Burns on August 6, 1936. Graduating with the class of ‘55 from West Seattle High School, Cee Cee was quoted in the yearbook as her favorite song being “Cara Mia” and her favorite saying being “you better believe it”. In her younger days she enjoyed bowling and stock car races. She married and went on to have 5 children who she loved dearly. Cee Cee’s loved going to the Senior Center, her cat Whizzer, and especially her precious grandchildren who she cherished.
Cee Cee is survived by her son, Robert Buckman; daughters, Beverly Gordon and husband Ron, Elizabeth Guidetti and husband Alan, and Yvonne Simpson and husband Mike; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Nellie; daughter Katherine Buckman; brother, Buddy; and sisters, Dorothy, Phyllis and Irene.