CONSTANCE YVONNE (LAMAR) "CHEE CHEE" DEGRAFFINREEDJune 7, 1940 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 77)
Constance Yvonne LaMar DeGraffinreed “Chee Chee”, age 77, of Canton, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on October 22, 2017. Constance graduated from Canton McKinley High School in 1957. She stayed home and raised her children. She was a member of Greater Peace and Deliverance Church, but attended the Word of Liberty Christian Center when her health allowed. She enjoyed making others laugh with her witty clever personality. She loved doing seek and find puzzle books. She truly liked playing bingo. Her favorite food was hamburger. She would eat one everyday. We would refer to her as “ Wimpy’s Wife” … “I’ll gladly repay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”… “Hamburger Is The King of All Food.” She is preceded in death by her husband, Franklin D. DeGraffinreed, Sr.; parents, Fanny B. (Alston) and William LaMar; daughter, Denise “Dee Dee” DeGraffinreed; aunt and uncle Mary and William Alston; uncle, J.W. Williams; brother, Karl LaMar; sister, Saundra (LaMar) Brown; brother-in-law, John D. Hall, Jr.; nephews, Dean Brown, Morice LaMar and Travis Jones; niece, Tia LaMar. She leaves to cherish her loving memory her daughters: Donna LaMar ( Willie McInnis) and Andrea (DeGraffinreed) Fite; son, Franklin DeGraffinreed, Jr.; sister, Wanda (LaMar) Hall of Canton, Ohio; brother Robert “Bobby” LaMar of Massillon, Ohio; grandchildren, Collin (Tori) DeGraffinreed, Ashley DeGraffinreed, Tierney Camper, Tikara Camper, Shanice (Ethan) Patterson - U.S. Navy, Precious DeGraffinreed; nephews, Christian Hall, Michael (Kim) Brown; nieces, Monica LaMar, Bridgette Parker, LaWanda Williams; god-granddaughter, Shae Massey; great-grandchildren, Aarius Robins, Tre’ion McLeod, Yasmon DeGraffinreed, Mackenzie Patterson as well as a host of other relatives and friends.