Jean Graham

Norma Jean Graham, 95, of Anna, died at 3:40 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Integrity Healthcare of Anna.

She was born on Nov. 23, 1921, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Dan and Doris Ferrell Frick.

She married Doyle Graham on Aug. 10, 1940, in Jackson, Mo.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Jama Wolf of Nashville; great-grandchildren Jacob (Whitney) Wolf of Paducah, Benjamin Wolf and Nicholas Wolf, both of Nashville, and Madison Baker and Graham Baker, both of Waterloo; great-great-grandchildren Conway Wolf and Grayson Wolf, both of Paducah; two sisters, Mart Wiley of Peoria and Pat Farris of Morton; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Doyle Graham; a daughter, Betty Baker; a son-in-law, Jack Baker; a grandson, Eric Graham Baker; four brothers, Kenneth, Bon, Don and Herman Frick; six sisters, Vivian Ellis, Pauline Bittle, Anita Bittle, Janice Appel, Sue Choate and Marilyn Vancil.

She was a member of the Anna Heights Baptist Church, her faith sustained her throughout her life. She worked at Simpson’s Youngland with her sister-in-law, Wilma Morris, for many years. She also sold Avon and helped her husband, Doyle, in his contracting business. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Graham were at noon Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home of Jonesboro, with Mrs. Graham’s nephew, Danny Vancil, leading the service. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the family for her great-grandchildren’s education or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit www. rendlmanhilemanfh.com.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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