Linda Joyce Graham, age71, Lima, IL, died on July 19, 2017 in her home. She was born on November 2, 1945 in Kirksville, MO the daughter of Otha Elbert and Lorene Fern (Warren) Ralston. She married Evert Gail Graham on November 23, 1960 in LaPlata, MO. He preceded her in death. Linda worked as a cook.
Linda loved spending time with family. Friends were very important to her as well. She enjoyed cooking, doing puzzles and watching game shows. She loved cheering on LuLu her granddaughter.
She is survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: Colleen Stice and her husband Mike of Lima; Roger Graham and his significant other Candy Vanfleet of Quincy; Monica Gunion and her husband Bobby of Quincy and Janice Wallace and her husband Jim of Tennessee
GRANDCHILDREN: Quincy, James, Brennon, Michael, Travis, Tyler, Misty, Melissa, LaStar and her husband Scott; Christopher, Crystal, Neil, John, Bruce and Janice.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Carter, Liam, Lexi, Cameron, Abel, Eric, Brandon, Victoria, Alex, Logan, Ernesto, Killian, Linda, David, Mia, and Robert David, Preston and Spencer.
& ONE GREAT-GREAT- GRANDCHILD ON THE WAY
TWO BROTHERS: Robert Ralston and his wife Sandy; & Mike Ralston.
In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by her parents, two children: Billy Graham and Penny Graham, brothers: JR Ralston; David Ralston, Randy Ralston, and Ronnie Ralston.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service for family and friends will take place on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM at The Crossing Church in Lima, IL. Memorials may be made to the family. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
- Please accept our condolence. And may the promise at Psalms 34:18 gives you all the needed strength in this trialsome times.
Barbara A Luther
- I am so sorry for the loss of this sweet Lady. I always hoped I would get to meet her personally ,but have enjoyed knowing her on Facebook. She was very special ,loving and caring .My thoughts and prayers are with all of you .Linda would want you to be happy.