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Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014

Clarence Graham

Friday, August 1, 2003

GIDEON - Clarence E. Graham, 84, died July 30, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff.

Born March 7, 1919, in Union, Tenn., son of the late Jeff and Edna South Graham, he was of the Baptist belief.

On Jan. 11, 1941, in Wardell, he married Virginia Wilson, who preceded him in death on July 24, 2001.

Survivors include: two sons, Ronald Graham of St. Louis and Dale Graham of Sikeston; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Martha and Lee Downing and Joyce and Bill Armstrong of Gideon, Peggy Hicks of St. Louis and Linda and Eddie Kemp of Poplar Bluff; and 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Ricky Lee Downing and Kari Lynn Graham; one sister, Bessie Pearson; and six brothers, Art Graham, Henry Graham, William Graham, Elton Graham, Elroy Graham and Calvin Graham.

Visitation begins at 6 p.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Earnest Puckett will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.