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Cheré Kingham Graham

February 1, 1956October 12, 2020

Cheré Kingham Graham, age 64, of Westlake, Louisiana passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020. Cheré was born February 1, 1956 to Charles Dean Ashmore, Sr. and Barbara Murdock Eidson.

Cheré was a lifelong resident of Westlake where she graduated from Westlake High School and soon became a Makeup Specialist with Merle Norman Cosmetics. She knew what the meaning of "Live, Laugh, Love," was and made sure she fulfilled each one of these everyday of her life. She had passion for singing and music. Anyone that knew her would know that she had a love for our Lord and praised him. Cheré will be missed as a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Candice Kingham Rougeou of Westlake; her son Dallas K. Kingham and wife Mandy of Lake Charles; her brother, Charles D. Ashmore, Jr. of Sulphur; her sisters, Cindy Dyer and husband Sean of Vidor, Tx. and Cylyce Murdock-Newman of Westlake; and her grandchildren, Chase James Rougeou, Catie Ann Rougeou, Meredith Elise Kingham.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Dean Ashmore, Sr. and Barbara Murdock Eidson.


Cheré Kingham Graham

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Joyce Rougeou

December 25, 2020

Candice, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We didn't know. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Again, we are so sorry. Hugs!

Pam Broussard

October 24, 2020

I graduated with Chere and had several classes with her. I will always remember her kind and courteous personality. I know she was a Christian and am sure she is Heaven, reunited with her loved ones that passed before her. I am sorry for your loss.

Renee Owens

October 24, 2020

Graduated with Chere’ but had not seen her since that night. She was beautiful then and had the sweetest and kindest personality. Prayers of peace for her family.

Ann Labby

October 14, 2020

Chere was my partner in crime in our younger days. I loved her dearly and will cherish the memories that I had with her!! Dallas, Candice, grandbabies, Charles, Cindy, Cylyce will all be in my prayers!