On My Wife’s Passing…

In May of 2017, my wife Ashli died at the age of 45. A few times I tried to write about it here, to share the tragic news with my cousins that read this journal. I thought that writing about it would help me to deal with it, but I couldn’t do it then. The…

Obituary for Alvin Jesse Graham

Published in the Appeal-Democrat of Sutter County, California from 2 June to 3 June 2018. Alvin Jesse Graham Alvin Jesse Graham went to be with his Lord on May 30, 2018 at the age of 92. Born in Marshall, Arkansas on August 20, 1925, he was the third of four children to Cornelius Jesse Graham…

The Graham Family requests the pleasure of your company at a Reunion of the descendants of John Henry and Mary Matilda (Bohannon) Graham to be held at the South Mountain Fire Department on the morning of June the Fourth at ten o’clock with a potluck lunch to be served at one o’clock 5420 South Mountain Road…

Century Minus Ten

Came across this short article from the Appeal-Democrat celebrating the 90th birthday of Alvin Graham. Alvin is my first cousin once removed, son of Jessie Cornelius Graham and Callie Watts. Sounds like he had a great celebration! 90th Birthday: Graham Posted: Sunday, September 6, 2015 12:39 am Yuba City resident Alvin J. Graham recently celebrated…

A Gathering of Grahams

Forty-five years ago today, this brief article appeared in The Daily Standard of Sikeston, Missouri recounting a gathering of Grahams. I’m not sure of the occasion – no obvious anniversaries or birthdays were on 19 October 1970, the date of the visit. Maybe they just missed each other’s company. Visits Uncle Monday evening Mr. and…

Obituary for Loreda Graham

I was alerted to the passing of Loreda Graham via Barbara Van Camp’s Watts Family group on Facebook. Here is Loreda’s obituary, copied from the web site of Clinton Funeral Service of Clinton, Arkansas. My condolences to cousin Alpha Graham and family. Loreda Graham Loreda Catherine Graham, 79, of Marshall passed away Friday August 28,…