OGDEN, Utah - Pete J. Graham, 92, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 21, 2005.
Born Aug. 19, 1912 in Madison County, Mo., to the late Fred and Sarah Reed Graham, he attended school in Coppermines, Mo., and was a member of the Blush Church in the Oak Grove community. In the early 1940s, he and his wife owned and operated the Lumbago Service Station and later, they owned and operated the White City Cafe in Fredericktown, Mo. In 1972 he moved to New Madrid, where he resideded for 27 years and was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and an honorary member of the American Legion. He retired in 1977 from a career as a warehouseman in the Teamster's Union.
In 1934, he married Pearl A. Turnbeau, who preceded him in death. In 1972, in New Madrid, he married Agnes Speakman, who also preceded him in death.
Also preceding him in death were one daughter, Patricia Fay Graham, and a grandson, Patrick Allan Graham.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and June Graham of Salem, Mo., and Keith and wife Pat Graham of Fredericktown; one daughter, Sue Shrum-Hiatt and Allan Hiatt of Ogden, Utah; five stepchildren; and seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-
Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. Saturday until time for services at 2 p.m.Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The Rev. John Welch of the Church of God, Faith of Abraham, officiating.
Burial will be in New Madrid.