Kimberly A (Gragg) RunnellsOctober 23, 1966 ~ September 17, 2017 (age 50)
Kimberly A. (Gragg) Runnells, 50, of Knoxville, formerly of Newton died on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Altoona Nursing and Rehab Center. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 22, 2017, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in Kimberly’s name may be left at the funeral home.
Kimberly, the daughter of Marvin J. and Elizabeth (Williams) Gragg, was born on October 23, 1966 in Newton. She grew up in Jasper County and graduated from Mingo High School in 1985. Kimberly worked at Pizza Hut and was an aide in many Newton area nursing homes. She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling, and going to movies and thrift stores. She also loved reading and writing poetry, unicorns, and time with her family.
Kimberly is survived by her children, Christopher Gragg of Knoxville and Chelsea Runnells of Knoxville; grandchildren, Riley and JoLynn Barnes; her mother, Elizabeth Gragg of Knoxville; and a brother, Bill Gragg of Brooklyn. She is preceded in death by her father, Marvin Gragg and a brother, Marvin L. Gragg.