EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmie Dale Graham, 71, died at 7:37 p.m. Jan. 15, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born May 8, 1941, in Searcy, Ark., to the late Daniel Page and Blanche Bami Watts Graham, he lived in East Prairie most of his life where he was a retired construction worker and of the Baptist belief. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by: four sons and two daughters-in-law, Jimmie DeWayne Graham of East Prairie, Dean and Jayna Graham and Dennis and Jackie Graham of Portageville and Darren O'Neal Graham of Knightstown, Ind.; one brother, William Graham of Alabama; one sister, Janis Booker of Halls, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandsons.
One brother, Leroy Graham, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery with Bob Kespelher officiating. Full military rites will be conducted by the Missouri Funeral Honors Program.
Online condolences may be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.