Frances Graham

Published 3:19 am Saturday, September 1, 2018

Mrs. Frances Graham, 96, a resident of Brundidge, died Thursday, August 30, 2018, surrounded by her loving children. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Luke Lane, Rev. Ken Baggett, and Rev. Don Ashe officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 2, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home in Brundidge.

She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Paramore (Wade) of Hoover; son, Danny Graham (Cornelia) of Troy; grandson-in-law, Ward Edwards of Enterprise; grandson, Jason Paramore (Rose Mary) of Newton; granddaughters, Hope Reed (David) of Muscle Shoals, Joy Bragan (Trey) of Birmingham, Holly Pugh (Dax) of Troy, Meggan Garrett (Steve) of Florence, Alex Shaver (Chance) of Troy; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Danner (Coy) of Elamville, and Faye Carroll of Montgomery; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Randall and Mattie Ketchum; husband, Jimmy Graham; granddaughter, Dr. Christy Edwards; brothers, Lester Ketchum and Harold Ketchum; and sisters, Mary Waters, Jewel Dean Graham, and Merle Willis.

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Pallbearers will be Rayvon Graham, Ricky Graham, James Ketchum, Trey Edwards, Arlie Barr, and Steve Carter.

Mrs. Graham was a member of the Brundidge Three Arts Club and was currently a non-resident member of the P. E. O. Chapter T. in Birmingham. As the oldest living member of Springfield Baptist Church, Mrs. Graham served in many leadership positions. She was also a lifelong resident of the Tennille Community.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Springfield Baptist Church, 4507 County Road 4421, Brundidge, AL 36010, or to your favorite charity.

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