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Karen Jo Raby

February 25, 1965 ~ October 25, 2021 (age 56)

Obituary

Karen Jo Raby, 56, passed away Monday October 25, 2021. She was born February 25, 1965, in Jackson County, NC to the late Joe Raby and Josephine Thomas Raby. Karen was a selfless mother to Amanda and Amber McMahan and a loving nana to Kira, Zayna, Dai and Kyla. She not only survived cancer once, but twice. Karen always had a song in her heart, sang in a band and wrote most of the songs they sang. In her down time, she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and watching game shows. She is loved by many and will be forever missed. Mama may you rest in peace and sing with the angels. Karen was of the Baptist faith. 

In addition to her daughters and grandchildren, Karen is survived by a brother, Kevin Raby and his wife Stacey of Franklin; their two children Bethany and Nathan.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Monday November 1, 2021, at Bryant Grant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Drinnon officiating. Family will receive friends from 12:30pm-2:00pm at Bryant Grant Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Cowee Baptist Church cemetery. 

Bryant Grant Funeral Home and Cremation is serving the Raby family. Online condolences can be made at www. bryantgrantfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 1, 2021

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
Monday
November 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

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