Meridian Star


March 1, 2013

Jerry Ray Graham

UNION —     Services for Jerry Ray Graham will be held today, at 2 p.m., at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Byron Howell and Rev. Gary Rivers officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Graham, 72, of Decatur, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Bedford Care Nursing Home. He was an active member of Beulah Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He spent most of his career at Esco in Newton in Quality Control.

    Survivors include his wife, Dewilla Graham of Decatur; one son, Travis Graham and wife Tammy of Decatur; two daughters: Aprile Turner and husband Robert of Nashville, Tenn., and Sonya Flanagan-Ensign and husband Michael Ensign of Nashville, Tenn.; six grandchildren: Christy Maloney and husband Brandon, Chase Garrison, Tyler Graham, Trevor Graham, Brennan Flanagan, Jakob Turner; one great-grandchild, Karson Maloney; three brothers: Gene Graham, John Graham, James Graham; and one sister, Charlotte Nabors.

    He was preceded in death by parents, William and Norma Kate Graham; and one brother, Joe Graham.

    Pallbearers will be Chase Garrison, Tyler Graham, Trevor Graham, Brennan Flanagan, Jakob Turner, Brandon Maloney and Michael Ensign.

    In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Beulah Baptist Church Van Fund, 12954 Hickory Little Rock Road, Decatur, MS 39327.

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