This is the obituary for my grandpa, Daniel Graham, originally published in the Marshall Mountain Wave.
DANIEL PAIG GRAHAM
Daniel Paig Graham, 73, of Marshall, died March 15 in the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.
He was born August 12, 1909 in Searcy County. He was a retired painter and a member of the Rambo Freewill Baptist Church in Marshall.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche; three sons, Leroy of Marshall, William of Harvey, Illinois, and Jimmy Dale of East Prairie, Illinois, a daughter, Janice Booker of Halls, Tennessee; a sister, Emma Mainord of Parcel, Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Services were March 19 in Coffman Chapel with Rev. Allen Brock officiating.
Burial was in Mainord Cemetery, Marshall, by Coffman Funeral Home.
1. Daniel’s middle name is spelled wrong. It was spelled Page according to his delayed birth certificate, and also the John Henry Graham Family Data Sheet by Nellie Collins Allen, as transcribed from the Graham Family Bible.
2. East Prairie is in Missouri, not Illinois.
“Daniel Paig Graham”, Marshall Mountain Wave, 24 March 1983. Copy obtained from the Searcy County Library.