Originally published in The Marshall Republican on Thursday, 2 October 1958.
Callie Graham, Wife of Jesse Graham, Died
Mrs. Callie Graham, aged 64, wife of Jesse Graham, died Saturday. The family had resided in the Rambo and Watts communities for a number of years.
Mrs. Graham was born October 18, 1893. She professed faith in Christ early in life and lived a devoted Christian life until her death. She was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church, having affiliated with that church when she was 16 years of age.
She is survived by her husband and four children, Mrs. Ruby Scott and Albert Graham, both of Leslie, and Alvin and Alpha Graham of Marysville, Calif., and 12 grandchildren. Brothers and sisters surviving include Ollie Watts of Canalou, Mo., Mrs. Rose Savage of Russellville, Ark, Mrs. Leona Bohannon of Canalou, Mo, Mark Watts of Leslie, MiKinley Watts of Holdenville, Okla., Mary Watts of Benton, Ark., and a number of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, conducted by Rev. Paul Jones of Marshall, assisted by Eld. Fate Mize and Eld. Ralph Rains. Burial was in the Mainord Cemetery near Watts with Coffman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers included Dempsey Graham, DJ Lathum, Jerry Watts, Kennith Martin, Dalph Martin, and Dan Barnes, all nephews of the deceased.
Flower girls were Rebecca Griffith, Betty Griffith, Kathaleen Griffith, Helen Walker, Patsy Treat, Kay Treat, Louise Graham, Sue Walker and Eualene Rhymes.