November 29, 1955 - June 5, 2022
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Jacquelyn “Jackie” Eyles Graves, age 66, of Cocoa Beach, Florida, formerly of New Jersey, sadly passed away. She was surrounded by friends and family while battling cancer. Jackie was born on November 29th, 1955, in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late John Eyles and wife Brenda and the late Diane Engel and husband Jim. Jackie proudly served her country in the US Army after graduating from Point Pleasant High School in 1972. Jackie married Rodney Graves Sr., and together they shared many wonderful years of life. Jackie loved spending time with friends and family, never letting life get her down. She will be remembered as a lover of gardening, muscle cars, classic rock music, and all things that life had to offer. Anyone who knew Jackie would honestly say she was always a happy free-spirited person, always choosing to do things her way. Jackie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cocoa Beach. She is survived by her sisters Samantha Wade of Virginia, Diane Collins of Pennsylvania, brothers George and Tom Brown of Pennsylvania, and sons Rodney Jr of Florida and Vincent of Connecticut as well as special daughter Becky Balderson of Florida, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and Rodney Graves Sr. The family of Jackie Graves would like to thank all those who were caring for her in her time of need.