CHAFFEE -- Marvin "Bud" Graham, 79, died at 11:15 p.m. March 2, 2005, at a family home.
Born Aug. 18, 1925, in Fredericktown, son of the late Marvin L. and Nina White Graham, he owned and operated Chaffee Plumbing, Heating and Electric. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Chaffee VFW Post 3127 and the First Baptist Church of Chaffee.
On Oct. 5, 1946, he married Maude "LaVern" Wilkinson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Marvin E. Graham of Sikeston, Gary Graham of Roanoke, Texas, and Mark Graham and Steve Graham of Chaffee; three daughters, Dianna Bond of Jefferson City, Donna Corn of Scott City and Darlene Dumey of Chaffee; one brother, Vernon Graham of Festus; one sister, Dorrie Stout of St. Louis; and 24 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers also preceded him in death.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Chaffee. The Rev. Vyron Yount will officiate.
Burial with full military rites will follow in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee.
Pallbearers will be: Scott Graham, Tyler Graham, Kyle Graham, Brett Graham, Matt Graham, Ryan Graham and Travis Dumey.
may be made to
St. Jude Children's Research
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-1942
Sikeston VNA Hospice
PO Box 1608
Sikeston, MO 63801