My uncle Jimmie Graham passed away on Tuesday. Here is his obituary, which was published on the web site of Shelby Funeral Home:

Jimmie D. Graham

(May 8, 1941 – January 15, 2013)

Jimmie GrahamJimmie Dale Graham

Age 71 years, eight months and seven days, a resident of East Prairie, passed away Tuesday January 15, 2013 at 7:37 p.m. in the Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born May 8, 1941 in Marshall, Searcy County, Arkansas to the late Daniel Page & Blanche Bami Watts Graham, Jimmie lived in East Prairie most of his life where he was a retired construction worker and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by four sons and two daughters-in-law, Jimmie DeWayne Graham of East Prairie, Dean & Jayna Graham and Dennis & Jackie Graham of Portageville and Darren O’Neal Graham of Knightstown, Indiana; one brother William Graham of Alabama; one sister, Janis Booker of Halls, Tennessee; eight grandchildren; four great-grandsons; and a host of relatives and many friends.

Besides his parents one brother Leroy Graham preceded Jimmie in death.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery with Bro. Bob Kesphler officiating. Full Military rites will be conducted by the Missouri Funeral Honors Program.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Graham, Michael Graham, Dennis Graham, Joey Graham, Kelton Graham, Jerry Alexander, Larry Bailey and Anthony Carden.


Shelby Funeral Home, “Jimmie Graham.” Retrieved 17 January 2013.