BENTON - Ray Joe Graham, 75, died at 2 p.m. Nov. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 21, 1927, in Blodgett, son of the late W.O. and Lena Lewis Graham, he was a self-employed farmer. He served with the Scott County Agriculture Soil Conservation Committee from 1975-83 and was a member of the Benton United Methodist Church.
On Sept. 11, 1946, at Bertrand, he married Mildred Louise "Tootie" Burns who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Fred Graham of Scott City; seven sisters, Helen Masters of Crowder, Ruby Bohannon of Sikeston, Jean Wade of Miner, Hazel Dietz of St. Louis, Eneca Maroney of Wardell, Louise Williams of Charlotte, N.C., and Sue Rudd of West Memphis, Ark.; and one grandchild.
Five brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Calvin Brown, officiating.
Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley.