Dorothy Graham

Dorothy M. Graham, 93, of Canton, died at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999, at her residence.

She was born May 5, 1905, in Fulton County, a daughter of Oliver and Bertha Sowers Barnes. She married Harry C. Graham on Dec. 7, 1920, in Lewistown. He died March 3, 1969. Three sons, Thomas, Charles and Donald; two daughters, Mildred Speers and Betty Graham; two brothers, one sister; one half brother; and one half sister also preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Max Sr. of Canton and Harry of Marbletown; two daughters, Dorothy Batterton of Astoria and Rose Anderson of Vermont; one brother, Benny of Brookville, Ohio; one sister, Lucille Lefler of Lewistown; and 24 grandchildren.

She worked at Blue Bell Garment and Eckerling Overall Factory for more than 30 years. She was a past member of the Eagles Club in Canton.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton with Rev. Kevin Kessler and Tim Worstell officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Summum Cemetery in Summum.

Memorials may be made to the Summum Cemetery Fund.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/13/1999

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